Founder, G&J Productions
A professional writer and speaker with deep expertise in jazz, Greg’s passion for the music has found expression in multi-media journalism, jazz education, scholarship, and as a producer of live jazz in Westchester, Harlem, and other parts of New York City. Greg has written about jazz for the New Republic, The Root, All About Jazz, Salon, Uptown, Guardian Observer, American Legacy, Callaloo, and was jazz columnist for the New York Daily News. He has hosted jazz radio programs on WBAI-NY and WVOX-Westchester as well as an online video series, Jazz it Up! Greg co-produced over 100 “Harlem Speaks” interview evenings for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
An expert on the blues and jazz writings of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray, Greg has lectured on the intersection of music and literature at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Schomburg Center, Hamilton College, Columbia and Harvard.
As co-owner of G&J Productions, Greg launched the Jazz Leadership Project in collaboration with Jewel Kinch-Thomas in 2017. The Jazz Leadership Project provides leadership and teamwork training via experiential workshops grounded in cutting-edge behavioral science and jazz music principles and practices.
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