WELCOME TO GREG ENGLERT MUSIC

(Incorporating Ozz Jazz)

 

"Greg Englert is IMHO one of the most fascinating writers in today's traditional jazz world. he plays superb trumpet" - Yves Fracois - Chicago, USA - Top American jazz trumpet player who has performed with Jazz legends Franz Jackson and Paul Bascomb

"I regard Greg Englert very highly and only wish we had the opportunity to play together once in a while".  Bob Barnard, world Jazz Trumpet icon and legend.

Welcome to the official site for Greg Englert Music.

Who is Greg Englert?  Click here to view my 35 years of professional jazz performance video

Greg Englert is a multi -award winning and multi-number 1 on-line chart rock, pop, latin and jazz composer, arranger, musician and producer. Greg is based in Sydney Australia and brings nearly 40 years of professional experience to many musical projects.  Greg has performed in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States of America including with Grammy Award winning Vince Giordano and his Nighthawks in New York City.

Greg is a writer full member of APRA and AMCOS and has worked on many albums for artists both in Australia and overseas as well as releasing many jazz, rock, pop and latin albums under both GEM and Ozz Jazz labels (see Albums)

Originally a professional trumpet player and vocalist, Greg has now added guitar to his bag of tricks and after studying with multi-Grammy Award winning studio musician Carmine D'Amico (R.I.P. 2011) he is now studying guitar and bass under the immortal Carol Kaye, one of the most recorded musicians in modern music history.

Career Highlights

Numerous performances on Film, T.V., Radio and Recordings

Performances with many Australian Jazz greats including Bob and Len Barnard, Ricky May, Sue Cruickshank, Norman Erskine, Dave Dallwitz,  Paul Furniss, Big Bands and Jazz ensembles.  Backed legends such as Jackie Trent & Tony Hatch, The Deltones, Doug Parkinson, Brian Cadd etc.

Performances and/or recordings with members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Blues Hall of Fame and members of the Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys, Joe Jackson, X Factor (USA), Stevie Wonder, John Meyer, & Macy Gray Bands.

Supported many overseas acts including KC and the Sunshine Band, The Harlem Globetrotters etc

A highlight in Greg's early career was when Sammy Davis Jnr wandered into the bar he was playing with his band and sat in for a memorable "Birth of the Blues".

Guitarist with the former Sydney 80's Rock Band 'Glory Daze'.

Composed and produced music for the Sydney & Athens Paralympics, (US Equestrian Team) and the World Masters Equestrian Games.  To see examples of Greg's Dressage Music prroductions click here.

Composed numerous on-line chart number 1 jazz compositions which have been critically acclaimed across the world. (see comments and awards).

Band arrangements for Big Bands,  Vocalists, Brass Quintets, Concert Bands,  click here to see my catalogue with sound bites!

Performed for many years at Stadium Australia and the Sydney Football Stadium for the NSW and Australian Rugby Union and Rugby League

Performed at 35,000 feet in a Qantas Jumbo Jet over the Antarctic on New Years Eve (with the Abbey Jazz Band).

Producer and presenter of the former on-line radio world-wide show 'Oz good as it gets'

Please explore the links above and below to experience Greg's bands, albums, photos and musical projects.

ENJOY!