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2017 - Tour continues + new releases - posted 1/15/17
Be sure to check out The Candles latest release, "Matter + Spirit" (The End Records).
Visit -- thecandlesmusic.com for more info, reviews and links to purchase
We're also very pleased to introduce a new group that Greg is part of along with Pete Remm and Dan Iead called, Aloysius 3. Their eponymously titled 4 song EP is now available on iTunes and Spotify. To celebrate the release, they'll be supporting Jones this Spring throughout the U.S. and Japan. For specific info please visit - aloysius3.com
And finally, we happily announce the release of "Siamese Connection", the long awaited 10 song collection from Telescope - also now available on iTunes, Apple Music & Spotify...
Fall tour with Norah Jones - Oct 2016 - posted 9/4/16
Greg will be on tour this Fall with Norah Jones in support of her latest release, "Day Breaks" - available Oct 7 on Blue Note Records. Check the tour page for the schedule but visit - www.norahjones.com for more detailed info.
Return to Todos Santos/Fleetwood Mac Fest - posted 1/5/16
As 2016 kicks off, Greg will happily be returning to the Todos Santos Music Festival with the Autumn Defense. Hosted by Peter Buck of REM, proceeds will go to the Palapa Society of TS. In addition, he'll be performing at Fleetwood Mac Fest in LA on Feb. 9 & 10. Proceeds from this event will go to the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.
On the road w/ Norah Jones - posted 10/15/15
New track, "Near and Dear" - posted 8/1/15
Work continues on the upcoming Telescope release, which will be available soon. Greg recently spent a couple days at The Facility in Chelsea (NYC) tracking & mixing a new song called "Near and Dear" with musical compadres Pete Remm, Josh Lattanzi, Kyle Paas and Dave Levy. Further contributions were delivered from Jason Abraham Roberts in L.A. and we're all very excited about this addition to the record!
** check back for release details...
Brian Wilson Fest in L.A. - posted 3/1/15
Greg will be joining the Cabin Down Below Band on percussion & bvs for Brian Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music of Brian Wilson - at the Fonda Theater in L.A. on Mon., March 30.
The performance will feature many guests including a special appearance by Brian Wilson. For more info please visit -- http://www.axs.com/events/271891/brian-wilson-fest-tickets
Viva Todos Santos - posted 2/1/15
Special thanks to Peter Buck, Chloe Johnson and everyone who made the first weekend of the Todos Santos Music Festival such a blast!!! A great time was had by all and the funds raised were donated to the Palapa Society.
In addition to playing my scheduled set with The Autumn Defense, along with Pat Sansone and Kraig Jarret Johnson I also had the pleasure of performing sets with Joseph Arthur, Kev'n Kinney (w/ Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey & Steve Wynn), The Jayhawks, and Ed Kowalczyk.
The Old 97's and La Santa Cecilia closed the 3-night concert, both giving especially spirited performances... Can't wait for the next one!! -- G.Wiz
Todos Santos Music Festival - 2015
Catch Greg performing with The Autumn Defense on Jan. 15 at the Todos Santos Music Fest.
The festival was created by Peter Buck of REM and brought to life by the Hotel California to add music to the long list of artistic endeavors hosted in this Pueblo Magico in Baja Sur, Mexico.
For more info. including this year's line-up please visit --http://todossantosmusicfestival.com
On drums with She & Him - posted 11/1/14
Greg recently appeared on The Today Show with She & Him (Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward) to promote their upcoming release, 'Classics'. In addition, the group taped a few songs for CBS Saturday Morning which will air on Dec. 6.
With Norah Jones - posted 10/1/14
Watch Greg play drums & sing with Norah Jones performing George Harrison's, "Behind That Locked Door" on Conan O'Brien Presents: Team Coco
You can also see & hear him with Norah on the song, 'It Was The Last Thing On Your Mind' (written by Jesse Harris) which is featured in the comedy, 'They Came Together'. The film, which includes a scene of them performing the song, stars Amy Poehler & Paul Rudd and was released in theaters/iTunes on Fri., June 27.
Greg also appears with Jones on the track, 'Just Noise' which was recorded for the Beck - Song Reader compilation and released on Tues., July 29.
On tour with Autumn Defense and busy in the studio - posted 3/8/14
It's been a busy winter, working on new records in the studio with various artists and touring with The Autumn Defense in support of their latest release, Fifth. The group recently performed a run of shows in Japan and throught the U.S. They will continue this week with shows at SXSW in Austin, TX, then play more dates in Spain/U.S. this May-July. Click on the Tour button for details...
New Telescope record in the works - posted 6/1/13
Greg recently paid a visit to Studio In The Country and recorded 6 new songs with producer/engineer, Ben Mumphrey. Click to the side for a listen...
"What You Wish" - Telescope - Telescope