Greg Nielsen

A Michigan native, Greg earned his BA in Music Education from University of Michigan, taught jazz studies at Interlachen for several summers, and he was an active teacher and performer in Detroit for many years.  He has performed on trombone with Slide Hampton, Nancy Wilson, the Four Tops, Cab Calloway, Ramsey Lewis and many others.  Greg was a playing professional in Florida for serveral years before returning to education, as a Music Instructor at Booker Middle School in Sarasota.  He is in top demand as a jazz performer, sharing the stage with Nat Adderly, Al Cohn, Bobby Shew, Les Elgart and many other touring acts.  In addition, Greg runs his own recording studio (Foot Note Productions), producing many CD's for local and national talents.