Bassist, Steve Haines, UNC-G faculty member,
leads a trio featuring, Ariel Pocock - piano and new UNC-G trumpet faculty appointee, Thomas Heflin.
Haines has played extensively with Chad Eby, Wycliffe Gordon, Joel Frahm, Ralph Bowen, Jason Marsalis, Joe Chambers, and Fred Wesley, among others. His third album as a leader, Secret Stashfeatures Peter Bernstein, Larry Q Draughn and Thomas Linger; and is available at https://stevehaines.bandcamp.com/album/secret-stash. The next album to be out later in 2018, Steve Haines and the Third Floor Orchestra: Becca Stevens, Chad Eby, Joey Calderazzofeatures some original compositions and lyrics, and an array of orchestral arrangements from the singer-songwriter genre.