Greg regularly receives commissions for musical groups of all types. If you are interested in a commission, contact Greg here.
Recently Completed Commissions
Cascadia arrangement for big band of the title track from flugelhorn artist Dmitri Matheny's latest CD.
Kingston Fire for the Kingston High School Jazz Band, Tom Guenther, Director, for the band's upcoming performance at the NAfME All Northwest Conference.
Take My Breath Away arrangement for solo vocal and big band for Caleb Chapman's Crescent Super Band.
Full Blown little big band version for Willis Delony, Louisiana State University Distinguished Professor.
On the Air for the Washington State University Symphony Orchestra, Danh Pham, Music Director, and recordings of themes scored for WSU ensembles for radio broadcast to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Northwest Public Broadcasting. View the Score and listen here. More information here. A recording of the orchestral version will be posted soon.
Ray for Caleb Chapman's Crescent Super Band on the occasion of the retirement of Brigham Young University Saxophone and Jazz Studies Professor Ray Smith.
It's Santa! for the Brigham Young University Idaho Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Big Band, Nori Brower and Mark Watkins, Directors. Listen to a recording of the YAZZ Band with the JECCA Vocal Jazz Ensemble here, and a recording of a version with the YAZZ Band and vocalist Horace Alexander Young here..
Clarino for solo trumpet and wind ensemble for Dean McNeill, Trumpet Professor and Director of the School of Music at the University of Saskatchewan. Premiered by McNeill with the Edmonton Winds in February of 2023. View the score and listen here.
After Charlie, big band version, written in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Charlie Parker's birth, for the Jazz Education Network All Stars Big Band. Premiered at the 2020 JEN Conference with Yasinitsky conducting. Soloists include Tia Fuller, Sean Jones, Roxy Coss, Mark Whitfield, Ellen Rowe and Bob Breithaupt. Watch video.
JEN-TEN written in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Jazz Education Network. Premiered at the keynote session of the 2019 international JEN Conference by the JEN All Star Big Band with Yasinitsky conducting. Soloists included Bob Sinicrope, bass; Roxy Coss, tenor saxophone; Francisco Torres, trombone; Sean Jones, trumpet; and Bob Breithaupt, drums. Band members included Jeff Coffin, Claire Daly and Liesl Whitaker. Watch video.
My Man Dave for the University of New Hampshire Jazz Band in honor of Professor Emeritus David Seiler. Premiered October 16, 2019 at the University of New Hampshire.
Heartfelt and Diabolical for alto saxophone and piano for Vanessa Sielert, Director of the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho. Premiered at the 2018 WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music. Also performed at the conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance. Listen on Spotify.
Creepin' (arrangement) for the Colorado Jazz Repertory Ensemble, featuring Art Bouton, alto saxophone. Listen to a recording by the Washington State University Jazz Big Band featuring Rogan Tinsley here.
True North for the Michael Garding Big Band, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the British Columbia Interior Jazz Festival. Listen here. Watch video of the premiere performance here. Listen to a recording by the YAZZ Band on Spotify.