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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Originally from New Zealand, Greg studied at the NSW Conservatorium in Sydney under the tutorage of world renowned brass virtuoso James Morrison and Australian sax and woodwind legend Don Burrows. Resident in the UK since 1989, Greg has toured and recorded as a sideman with a diverse range of artists both in the Jazz and Pop idioms including prominent UK jazz artists such as: Jim Mullen, John Etheridge, The Meier Group and Coup d’Etat. Popular music artists include: Terence Trent D’Arby, Van Morrison, Omar, James Hunter, Curiosity, Stereo MC’s, Marrianne Faithful, Joan Armatrading, Ultramarine, Dave Mc Almont, Jimmy Ruffin, Jimmy Nail, Don E, Hamish Stewart, Geno Washington, Ilham Al Madfai. ...
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2009 Debut Release Fact & Fiction comes recommended by Jazz UK as one to buy with confidence “…there’s a strong Coltrane-circa-1961 influence here and as well as Heath’s fire-starting tenor the CD captures pianist John Donaldson at his most eloquent” DUNCAN HEINING Jazz UK

“Born in New Zealand, this tough tenor saxophonist has been resident in the UK since 1989... Heath has a drive and sonic intensity that encourages further listening. He's partnered by veteran pianist John Donaldson, McCoy to Heath's Trane, a consumamate sideman who can swing with the best of them. But the Coltrane edginess is offset by a more audience-friendly side to Heath's playing on this not overly long set of originals, favouring the softer focus of R&B jazz sax...

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    Fact & Fiction

    Self Produced
    2009
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