Steve Wiseman represents the third generation of professional trumpet players in his family. He spent most of his career in New York City. Steve played in America’s most famous big bands, such as the ‚Duke Ellington Orchestra‘, the ‚Tommy Dorsey Band‘, the ‚Glenn Miller Orchestra‘, ‚Toshio Akiyoshi‘, ‚Chico O’Farrill’s Afro Cuban Orchestra‘, ‚Arturo O’Farrill’s Latin Jazz Orchestra‘ and many others.
Steve’s father, Larry Wiseman, was one of the most sought after trumpet players in Classic Motown, recorded extensively and was musical director for Marvin Gaye, as well as the Jackson 5. Steve grew up listening to soul music and began his own career as a young trumpet player performing and touring with soul and RnB artists such as Aretha Franklin, the O’Jays, the 4 Tops, the Spinners and the Temptations. In New York City, Steve played regularly in the house bands of the ‚Cafe Wha?‘, the ‚Copacabana‘ and the ‚Rainbow Room‘.
Since moving to Germany, Steve has recorded several gigs with the NDR Bigband, Elbjazz with Nils Landgren, is a member of the Achim Reichel Band and bandleader of his own bands ‚the Rumprollers‘, ‚the New Brooklyn Social Club‘ and ‚Gumbohead.‘ Click here for further information.
Steve Wiseman has gathered ‚The New Brooklyn Social Club‘ for Swing Man Tau 2022 and they will be joined by the outstanding jazz vocalist Julie Silvera. Click here for further information on Julie Silvera.