Greg Fishman Reviews
Saxophonist and flutist Greg Fishman is an accomplished actress, recording artist, writer, instructor and clinician. Born in Chicago in 1967, he began playing professionally at age fourteen. Greg graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a degree in Jazz Performance, also got a Masters Degree in Jazz Pedagogy from Northwestern University.
He's one of the leading experts on the songs of Stan Getz and is the author of three Getz transcription books published by Hal Leonard. His self-published books, Jazz Saxophone Etudes, Volumes 1 – 3, 3, Jazz Saxophone Duets, Volumes 1 – 3, 5, Jazz Phrasing for Saxophone, Volumes 1 – 3, 5, Jazz Guitar Etudes, Hip Licks for Guitar, Jazz Trumpet Duets, Hip Licks for Trumpet, Tasting Harmony,™ Hip Licks for Saxophone Volumes 1 & 2 as well as The Lobster Theory (and also other analogies for jazz improvisation) have been in circulation globally and have been endorsed by leading teachers and jazz celebrities, including Michael Brecker, Jerry Coker, Bob Sheppard, James Moody and Phil Woods.
Greg is a contributing author of jazz concept posts for Jazz Improv magazine, JAZZed, Chicago Jazz Magazine, IAJE Jazz Educators Journal, and was featured on the cover of Saxophone Journal, for whom he also writes. He's the writer of the liner notes for its Verve reissue of the Getz recording The Steamer.
Greg has toured and played worldwide with his own set, as well as such musicians since the Woody Herman Band, Louis Bellson, Slide Hampton, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy, Clark Terry, Jackie and Roy, Don Menza, Ira Sullivan, Judy Roberts, Jeremy Monteiro, Jimmy Heath, Lou Donaldson, Harry Allen, Jeff Hamilton, Eddie Higgins, and Benny Golson.
In addition to clubs and concerts in the U.S., Greg was showcased at the Concord Fujitsu jazz festival in Japan, the NorthSea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands, The Monterey Jazz Festival, also in
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Greg Fishman is rated 10 out of 10 based on 35 reviews.