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Greg Holloway
Regional Drumset Artist - United States

Overview

Drummer/percussionist Greg C. Holloway is a native of Washington, D.C. where he received an undergraduate degree in Music Education and Percussion Performance from Howard University (1980). He also participated in the Jazz Studies summer program at Eastman School of Music. Greg later pursued Masters in Education with an emphasis in Jazz Drumming/Percussion Methodology and Masters in Science (Counseling Psychology) from University of LaVerne in Southern California.

Greg has returned to the Metropolitan area after completing a career in various prestigious Air Force Field Bands. While in the Air Force, Greg advanced to percussion section leader, Musical Director and leader of Jazz Ensembles, Rock Bands and various trios. These groups have backed major performers that appeared on national television and radio shows. Before transitioning to the civilian sector, Greg was instrumental in developing the percussion-training standard for Air Force Field Band Percussion and produced the CD "Midnight Sun" which features Ellington alumnus Freda Payne.

As a civilian, Greg has performed with Hank Jones, Freda Payne, Carl Fontanna, Rob McConnell, Chuck Israel, Jim Pugh, Gene Bertincinni, Maguire Sisters, Blackstone the Magician, Sheri Lewis, Bruce Conti, Rich Little, sista Monica Parker, Aretha Franklin, Master Chorale of Washington DC and Jimmy Heath. He has also played various shows in Palm Springs and served as Tympanist with the Anchorage Symphony 1995 season. His latest recording is "Turns" on G-Bop label.

Greg is currently on the performing at various venues in the Metro area and is Director of Percussion at Flint High School. Greg has recently joined the adjunct jazz faculty at American University.

Links

Greg Holloway.com

Equipment Configuration

Jazz Configuration
MCX Masters Series
Chesnut Fade
18x14 bass drum
10x8 tom
10x10 tom
14x14 floor tom
2000 Series Hardware

Funk/Commercial
Masters Series Birch Studio 
Bronze Glass
20x16 bass drum
10x8 tom
12x10 tom
14x14 floor tom
14x5 snare drum
2000 Series Hardware