Greg Armstrong


Woodwind artist Greg Armstrong is comfortable in virtually any performance situation. He has appeared with the internationally acclaimed Sonora Quartet, with the Tucson and Albuquerque Symphony Orchestras, and in numerous theatre, radio, television, and film productions. Greg earned his Bachelors degree in Jazz Studies and Masters degrees in Saxophone Performance from the University of Arizona where he studied with Elizabeth Zinn Ervin, Kelland Thomas, and jazz professor Jeffrey Haskell. Greg's teaching credits include positions at the University of New Mexico and the University of Arizona. Greg is a valued adjudicator at festivals and competitions, and provides workshops and clinics throughout the Southwest through the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Sedona Jazz on the Rocks Master Class program, and the Music Performance Trust Fund. He is currently active in a variety of musical groups, including the Presidio Saxophone Quartet, Cool Breeze latin and calypso, the Tucson Hard Bop Quintet, the Arizona Dance Orchestra, the Tucson Jazz Orchestra, The La La New Orleans dance ensemble, Jazzberry Jam dixieland, Go for Baroque classical chamber ensemble, and is first call for local recording and doubling work.



Susan Artemis, "Small Day Tomorrow", Artemis Music, 2002
Connie Warren, "I Wish I'd Met You", Harren Communications, 2002
Andrew Driscoll, "Singing the Standards", Conundrum Records, 2001
Amilcar Guevara, "Tan Cerca, Tan Lejos" , 2000
Patty Horn, "The Pack is Back", Two Geckoes Music, Inc., 2000
Homero Ceron, "Simple Songs",Cool Songs Music, Inc., 1999
Phil Carlin, "Flashback", Sabino Music, Inc., 1999
Orquesta Del Sol, "Rumba Del Sol", Canyon Music Inc., 1998
Sherry Hoffman-Lenz, "Swept Away", Allegro Productions, Inc., 1998
The La La, "Big Easy Pieces", 11:11 Records, 1998
Various Artists, "Southwest Sounds of the Season", Arizona Children's Home Foundation, 1996
Phil Carlin, "Spaces Shared", Sabino Music, Inc. 1992
Sherry Hoffman, "Timeless", Allegro Productions, Inc., 1992
Billy Taylor, "Fiesta in Tucson", The University of Arizona, 1991
Brian Bromberg, "BASSically Speaking", Nova Records, Inc. 1990
Sam Taylor, "Voice of the Blues", Taylor Music, Inc., 1990
Sherry Hoffman, "Viva", Allegro Productions, Inc., 1990
Tucson Boys Chorus, "Tucson Boys Chorus Sings America", TBC Inc., 1990
Rodney Samuels, Quincy Jones Productions, 1989
Ron Doering, "Rondevous Revue", Devous Music, Inc., 1986


Name Acts

Rosemary Clooney, Les Elgart, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Debbie Reynolds, Susan Anton, The Temptations, Lou Rawls, Tommy Tune, Gerald Wilson, Albert Collins, Bobby Shew, Billy Davis Jr., Peter Noone, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Bono, Scott Record, Diane Schuur, Billy Taylor, Paul Horn, Dennis Rowland, Ringling Brothers, Brian Traynor, Tommy Reed, Pete Escovido, Kenny Rogers, Judy Collins, Helen Ready, Tito Puente, the Platters, the Four Freshmen, the Diamonds, Bill Watrous, Robert Goulet, Ann Hampton Calloway, and others.


2003 42nd Street, UA Presents
2002 The Full Monty, UA Presents
1999 Chicago, UA Presents
1997 Dragons, Arizona Reperatory Theatre
1996 Herberger Headliners, Herberger Theatre
1996 Swingin' on a Star, Arizona Theatre Company
1996 Sunday Afternoon in the Park, Arizona Reperatory Theatre
1995 Crazy for You, SALOC
1995 Over the Rainbow- The Music of Harold Arlen, Arizona
Reperatory Theatre
1994 They Shoot Horses, Arizona Reperatory Theatre
1993 Broadway Swings, UA Presents
1992 Blues in the Night, Arizona Theatre Company
1992 Grease, Arizona Reperatory Theatre
1991 Ain't Misbehavin, Arizona Theatre Company
1990 Anything Goes - The Music of Cole Porter, Arizona Reperatory Theatre
1989 Guys and Dolls, SALOC
1982 Over Here, Arizona Reperatory Theatre