Jeremy Greig

Jeremy Greig is a trombonist who graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Music from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Jazz Department, at which time he was a regular member of WAYJO, WAYO, The Perth Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz West Big Band. After moving to the USA he completed a Master of Music in 1999 from the University of Miami. During this time he performed and recorded in a group with multi-instrumental legend Ira Sullivan, known as the Inter/Outer Continental Quintet, with which he attributes as “the greatest training ground anyone could have.” It was during this time that he received various Downbeat magazine awards, including Outstanding Jazz Combo performance (1999), Best Big Band –University of Miami Concert Jazz Band (1998) (1999), and Outstanding Big Band Performance – University of Miami Studio Jazz Band(1998) (1999). In 2003 he toured Regional WA with Country Arts on “Simply Sinatra” featuring vocalist James Flynn. Performers that he has worked with include international musicians such as Maria Schneider, Jimmy Heath, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Lovano, Mannie Albam, Bob Mintzer, Dave Liebman, and Rick Margitza. Jeremy works as a freelance musician playing in musicals such as the recent stage production of Dirty Dancing, a 20th Century ensemble known as The Collective, and is a regular member of the Hip mo Toast Big Band and the latin band Descarga. He has recorded on numerous albums and is currently employed as a lecturer in Jazz and contemporary music at WAAPA where he teaches improvisation, Big band, theory, aural training, and takes various ensembles.

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