Cover: $20 // Show: 7:30pm
Gregg Arthur is a musician's singer. His interpretations of the songs are lucid, groovy and informed by the tradition of jazz singing.
"I love the way you sing. You have a fan in the way you phrase... it's perfect" -Tony Bennett
Originally from Sydney Australia he now calls the United States his home, living in Los Angeles, California and traveling all over the world to perform the music he loves.
Gregg's training and education are firmly based in the tradition of jazz vocals and the great American Songbook, and uses his considerable abilities to interpret what he calls the "new standards", pop and smooth jazz classics from brilliant writers and performers like Sting, Elvis Costello, Joni Mitchell. Studying music in Sydney, Gregg honed his vocal skills with famed singing coach Don Graden, studied acting to enhance his singing performances at The Actors Studio and lessons with legendary acting teacher Hayes Gordon. Gregg has performed and recorded with the cream of the Australian music industry, legends like Don Burrows, Craig Scott and his dear friend the late Maestro Tommy Tycho.
In the United States Gregg is performing and writing with legendary pianist Tom Ranier, and performing with beloved bassist Pat Senatore's trio at the prestigious venue Vibrato, owned and presented by renowned Grammy award winning trumpeter Herb Alpert.
With a sophisticated style on stage, blended with humor and great charisma, Gregg Arthur is a rare entertainer.
"My attitude is that I am on stage collaborating with the musicians.
We are all working together, listening to each other to create a live performance that is exciting and in the moment"
Gregg Arthur has recorded 8 albums, two with orchestra for ABC Classics & Jazz/ Universal Music; Love Story in 2011 and Unforgettable, a portrait of Nat "King" Cole in 2012. He has been praised internationally for his original smooth vocal style by Tony Bennett in the United States, radio king Alan Jones in Australia, Michael Parkinson on the BBC in the United Kingdom, and Don Heckman in the LA Times.
Performing with: Otmaro Ruiz, piano; Pat Senatore, bass; Mark Ferber, drums.