Episode #55 - Greg Wing

By Bob Reeves Brass Mouthpieces, LLC

Our special guest this episode is Greg Wing. Greg serves as Professor of Trumpet at Morehead State University, holds a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from the School of Music at Indiana University and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Morehead State University. He performs with the Horizon Brass Quintet and Faculty Jazz Septet. In addition, Professor Wing has served as an Assistant Instructor of Trumpet at Indiana University under Professor William Adam and an Instructor of Trumpet for the Nevada School of the Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. Classical performances are numerous and include engagements with Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, the Las Vegas Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nevada Wind Ensemble, the Lexington Brass Band and the Lexington Philharmonic. Professor Wing is a member of the DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, "DOJO". He has been a studio musician for Westwind Musical Productions of Upland, California since 1988 and has recorded numerous commercial productions and convention soundtracks including both the 2001, 2002 and 2003 National Homebuilders Association shows featuring Lee Greenwood and Winter Olympic themes. Professor Wing is recognized as one of the nations leading trumpet artists having served as Lead Trumpet with the Buddy Rich Big Band, Paul Anka, and four years with Tom Jones. In addition, he has played Lead Trumpet for the Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas Hilton, Flamingo Hilton, and Stardust Hotels' house orchestras. Professor Wing has played for virtually every major entertainer in the world including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, and Natalie Cole. Professor Wing has also had a long association with the Conn-Selmer Corporation as an Artist/Clinician for Vincent Bach Trumpets. The show notes for this episode can be found at www.bobreeves.com/55.

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