Debut Album

Blending straight ahead jazz, rock, and contemporary music, Thomas Steele's debut album 'The Bends' pushes the boundaries of jazz with a unique style and feel unlike any other album of its kind. From the blues to a ballad, from swing to straight, this versatile album is the epitome of modern jazz.


Released on Saturday August 10, 2019


Personnel 

Thomas Steele Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Effects

Max Filazek Electric Guitar, Effects

Noah Franche-Nolan Piano, Electric Rhodes

Evan Gratham Upright Bass

Jacob Slous Drum Set, Percussion


Album Credits

Recorded at Noble Street Studios (Toronto, ON) on July 20, 2019
Recorded by Kevin O'Leary and Michael Gnocato
Mixed by Kevin O'Leary
Mastered by Jay Hodgson

Album Art by Irene Harrett
Art Design by Thomas Steele 


Find it on Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes, BandCamp and all other online music streaming platforms

Live Music

One Note Mosh

(Arr. Thomas Steele)

Recorded live at The Emmet Ray, Toronto, ON.


Thomas Steele: Alto Saxophone
David Hodgson: Tenor Saxophone
Ben Isenstien: Piano, Synthesizer
Caleb Klager: Electric Bass
Jacob Slous: Drums

Something, Sometime

(Comp. Kurt Rosenwinkel)

Recorded live at The Emmet Ray


Thomas Steele: Alto Saxophone
David Hodgson: Tenor Saxophone
Ben Isenstien: Piano
Caleb Klager: Electric Bass
Jacob Slous: Drums

The Low Places

(Arr. Thomas Steele)

Recorded live at The Burdock, Toronto, ON.


Thomas Steele - Saxophone

Christian Antonacci - Trumpet

Nick Adema - Trombone

Jennifer Lo - Piano

Teagan Larmand - Upright Bass

Jacob Slous - Drums

Crooked Creek

(Comp. Brian Blade)

Recorded live at The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, Toronto, ON.


Thomas Steele - Saxophone

Brenon Parmar - Saxophone

Julian Mulhall - Piano

Ian Afif - Upright Bass

Lukas Newman - Drums