Music - Double Bass; Small Jazz Groups;
Director, Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program
311 Music Building
Steve Haines, double bass, has played with Wycliffe Gordon, Paul Bollenback, Joel Frahm, Ralph Bowen, Joe Chambers, Dick Oatts, Fred Wesley, Adam Nussbaum, Bob Berg, and Joe Williams. His first album as a leader The Steve Haines Quintet: Beginner's Mind (Artist's House Records) received international critical acclaim and was hailed as "one of the best inside/outside records of the year." His newest album as a leader, The Steve Haines Quintet with Jimmy Cobb: Stickadiboom (Zoho records) is available at www.amazon.com, or iTunes. His most recent recording as a sideman is Chad Eby's Broken Shadows (Cellar Live records), with Doug Wamble, and Jason and Branford Marsalis. He is an associate professor and directs the Miles Davis Program in Jazz Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Haines holds a B.M. in Jazz Performance from St. Francis Xavier University in Canada and a M.M. in Music (Jazz Studies) from the University of North Texas. Haines' music is published at the University of Northern Colorado Press. Steve orchestrated and arranged the musical Ella: The Life and Music of Ella Fitzgerald. Most recently, he orchestrated Chopin's piano Mazurka in A minor for full orchestra and jazz quartet. He is a recipient of the North Carolina Jazz Fellowship and is a semi finalist for the 2010 Jazz Knights Commission.