Greg is a widely-published composer, arranger and saxophonist active in jazz and classical music. His catalog includes commissions for jazz ensembles, orchestra, wind ensemble, chamber ensembles, solo pieces and more, which are performed in 40 countries. Greg appears often with the world’s most acclaimed artists, and leads his own big band, YAZZ Band, and quintet, Crosscurrent, which feature his playing, compositions and arrangements. His music and playing are featured on 50 recordings including music released on his own label, YAZZ Recordings. He is also Principal Saxophonist with the Spokane Symphony.
Greg recently retired from the School of Music at Washington State University, where he served for 40 years as Coordinator of Jazz Studies, Regents Professor of Saxophone and Composition and Director of the School of Music. Greg continues to travel widely to present guest performances, clinics and workshops.