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Chris Greco

composer | saxophone, clarinet, flute | music producer | professor of music

My Jazz Story

I love jazz because I love beautiful music of all kinds. I was first exposed to jazz when I was young. I met and / or played with Steve Lacy, Dexter Gordon, Eddie Daniels, Bill Green, Ernie Watts, Marshall Royal, Milcho Leviev, John Klemmer, Joe Farrell, Phil Collins, Hal Galper, Howard Rumsey, Rudy Onderweiser, John Nau, Chris Colangelo, Phil Woods, Dave Stone, Jerry Gibbs, Benny Golson, Roy McCurdy, Nels Cline, Frank Strazzeri, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jim Seely, Bobby Shew, Fritz Wise, Christof Luty, George Colligan, Ralph Alessi, Herb Pomeroy, Max Bennett, California Outside Music Association, Scott Colley, Dave Karasony, Eric Von Essen, Andy Milne, Bob Bowman, Don Preston, Dominic Genova, Larry Gales, Dick Hafer, LA Jazz Workshop, Ken Filiano, Kendall Kay, Trey Henry, Tom McMorran, Dan Lutz, Larry Koonse, and many more. My advice to new listeners is have a sense of discovery, open up, broaden your world, and keep listening.

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