High Contrast / Bio

High Contrast is …

Joel Blair- Keyboards & Vocals
Joel is an accomplished performer, arranger, composer, and musical director with nearly thirty years experience in musical entertainment. From Classical to Country… from Boogie to Broadway… from Jazz to GenX… Joel’s vocal and keyboard style will capture the attention of a wide range in audience preferences.

Jim Mosser- Guitar & Vocals
Jim pulls the strings in a variety of styles. As a multi-instrumentalist, with broad musical interests and craftsmanship, Jim instills a flavorful and harmonious ingredient to the High Contrast Repertoire, offering a broad spectrum of musical experience and influences.

Jewel Podratz- Vocals and Percussion
With over thirty years of Vocal Music experience, Jewel has covered a variety of on-stage performance. For the past seven years, Jewel has sung professionally, as a lead and harmony vocalist, for both Popular Listening and Contemporary Worship music. The versatility and smooth, rich tones of Jewel’s vocals, add depth and dimension to the music of High Contrast.

Rick Nichols- Drums and Percussion
Brian's drumming abilities bring excitement to the music and puts tappin’ in the toes. He has a lifetime of musical experience playing Rock, Country, Swing and Jazz. Brian drives the sounds of High Contrast with percussive finesse.

Mark Neiter- Bass Guitar & Vocals
For over thirty-five years, Mark and his Bass have been bringing substance to the sub-harmony and body to the bottom end. On stage and in the studio, his experience covers the range from Bach to Rock, from C&W to R&B, from Sacred to Swing.

General Info

Band Members
Mark Neiter, Jim Moser, Joel Blair, Jewel Podratz and Brian Dosdal
Artist Name
High Contrast
Profile Page
Active Since
Pop / Oldies / top 40

Contact Info

Rochester, MN