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Chris Greco

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  • Selmer Paris Saxophones
  • Gonzalez Reeds
  • Silverstein Works Pro Team


  • Award-winning composer and performer Chris Greco has followed a path in music of discovery and accumulation. He has composed and performed a broad and diverse range of jazz music, classical chamber, and concert hall music. He draws from the music traditions of the past and the present within the worlds of jazz, non-western music, twentieth century music, American popular music, and the classical repertoire.

    As a composer and multi-instrumentalist Greco's development was shaped in Los Angeles

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    Label: gwsfourwinds records
    Released: 2014
    Duration: 08:03

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    Standards, Vol. 1

    Label: gwsfourwinds records
    Released: 2014

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    News: Recording

    Chris Greco - Standards, Vol. 1 - 2014 CD Release

    Chris Greco - Standards, Vol. 1 - 2014 CD Release

    As a saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist Chris Greco free lanced, recorded, explored small, medium, and large group formats and was a significant contributor to the jazz culture of Los Angeles during the 80's and 90's. His Los Angeles jazz projects can be found on the gwsfourwinds records label. Standards, Vol. 1, a knockout disc played by ...

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    Trane Of Thought

    Label: gwsfourwinds records
    Released: 2013
    Track listing: Sterope; Trane Of Thought; Oliver; Merope; Mid-City Funk; T.D.S.; Maia; Electra; Soul Eyes.

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    News: Award / Grant

    Chris Greco - Nominee - Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2013

    Chris Greco - Nominee - Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2013

    Official Nomination Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2013. Chris Greco's jazz composition “Oliver" is a nominee for the 2013 Hollywood Music in Media Awards event. “Oliver" is a simmering up-tempo line that features Greco's wide command and nuanced approach on the tenor saxophone. For the third consecutive year reed player Greco has received a HMMA jazz ...

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    Article: Album Review

    Chris Greco Quartet: Trane Of Thought

    Read "Trane Of Thought" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


    This record isn't an out-and-out tribute to saxophonist John Coltrane. The title--and title track--may suggest that it's all about that legendary figure, and the album-ending “Soul Eyes" serves as a secondary nod of affirmation, but saxophonist/multi-reedist Chris Greco doesn't just plant his flag on Coltrane's domain and call it a day. Sure, he delivers probing and ...

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    News: Award / Grant

    Chris Greco - Best Jazz "Maia" - Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2012

    Chris Greco - Best Jazz "Maia" - Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2012

    Chris Greco received “Best Jazz" for his composition “Maia" Thursday November 15, 2012 at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. The event, representing many categories and independent artists, was held at the classic and refurbished Fonda Theater in Hollywood, CA. “Maia" is from Greco's GWS-Fourwinds release Trane of Thought and represents one aspect of his varied ...

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    News: Award / Grant

    Chris Greco - Nominee - Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2012

    Chris Greco - Nominee - Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2012

    Official Nomination Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2012. Chris Greco's jazz composition “Maia" is a nominee for the 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards event. This is the second consecutive year reed player Chris Greco has received a HMMA jazz composition nomination. Maia can be found on the release Trane of Thought on the independent GWS-Fourwinds ...

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    News: Performance / Tour

    Kansas Jazz Collective with Chris Greco at Benedictine College on March 24, 2012

    Kansas Jazz Collective March 24, 2012 7:30 pm Benedictine College O'Malley-McAllister Auditorium Atchison, KS The Kansas Jazz Collective will present its second concert in a series on the campus of Benedictine College. The KJC is directed by music faculty performer/composer Chris Greco and each concert with ...


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