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-Gregg Field is one of the most versatile and highly sought-after drummers on the music scene today and has been voted onto the 'Moderm Drummer' magazine readers poll three times. World class musicians and singers alike, a veritable who's who of music, including Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Joe Sample, Rosemary Clooney, Joe Williams, Barry Manilow, Neil Diamond, Sean Puffy Combs, Vince Gill, Dianne Schuur, Wallace Roney, Mel Torme', Patrick Williams, Grover Washington Jr., Amy Grant and Patti Austin are among his musical collaborators. 
-Among his latest recordings are: Dianne Schuur's 'Friends for Schuur' with Stevie Wonder, Vince Gill's 'Breath of Heaven', Patti Austin's ELLA!; Barry Manilow's 'Manilow Sings Sinatra', Amy Grant's recent Christmas release and Monica Mancini's 'The Dreams of Johnny Mercer'. At 24 he toured with Count Basie from 1980 through 1982, Ella Fitzgerald from 1985 through 1986 and Frank Sinatra from 1991 through 1995. Gregg can be heard on Sinatra's multi-platinum 'Duets' and 'Duets II' recordings, as well as Sinatra's last album, 'Sinatra 80 Live in Concert!'. He has performed with numerous symphonies worldwide including Chicago, Dallas, Buffalo, Vancouver, Seattle and the National Symphony in Washington D.C.+===== March 2011 ===== 
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 +2010 double Grammy winner and Concord Records Recording Artist Gregg Field is one of the most versatile and highly sought-after producers, drummers and educators in music and has been voted into Modern Drummer magazine readers' poll five times. World class musicians and singers alike, a veritable who's who of the music world including Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Seal, Michael Buble, Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Count Basie, Placido Domingo, Ella Fitzgerald, Barry Manilow, Robbie Williams, LeAnn Rimes, Natalie Cole, John Williams, Steve Miller, Arturo Sandoval, Carole King, Dave Koz, Kevin Spacey, Phil Ramone, Liza Minnelli, Sean Combs, Brian Wilson, Wynonna Judd, Vince Gill, k. d. Lang, Shania Twain, Olivia Newton John, Mel Torme', Amy Grant, Adam Sandler, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray and Shelby Lynne are among his musical collaborators.  
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 +At age 24, Gregg toured with Count Basie from 1980 through 1982, Ella Fitzgerald from 1985 through 1986 and Frank Sinatra from 1991 through 1995. He can be heard on Sinatra's historic, multi-platinum Duets and Duets II recordings. Gregg has performed with numerous symphonies worldwide including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, Nashville, Seattle, Pittsburgh and the National Symphony in Washington D.C. and in 2006 Gregg was invited by President Bush to perform at the White House. 
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 +Gregg has appeared on thirty Grammy-nominated recordings, six of which have been awarded the coveted Grammy. Among his recent recordings are: Michael Buble's 2011 upcoming Christmas release, Natalie Cole's Still Unforgettable, Arturo Sandoval's A Time For Love, Placidio Domingo's Amore Infinito, Shelby Lynne's Just A Little Lovin', George Benson and Al Jarreau's Givin' It Up, Anne Murray's Duets-Friends and Legends, Carole King's New Songs-Old Friend, Dave Koz's At the Movies, Dean Martin's Forever Cool, Barbra Streisand's The Movie Album, Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook, Monica Mancini's Ultimate Mancini, Johnny Mathis' Isn't It Romantic, Barry Manilow's The Greatest Love Songs of All Time and Vince Gill's Breath of Heaven. 
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 +Not only a highly respected musician, Gregg is a busy record and television producer. In November 2010 he was awarded the coveted Latin Grammy "Producer of the Year" as well as the Latin Grammy for producing and engineering the Arturo Sandoval album "A Time For Love". Gregg also produced the Emmy nominated PBS "Great Performances" TV special "We Love Ella", the Concord-Starbucks release and the #1 Billboard Album- Ray Charles' Ray Sings, Basie Swings. The 2008 Grammy Nominated Cannon Re-loaded, Ella Fitzgerald's Love Letters from Ella, Monica Mancini's double-Grammy nominated "Ultimate Mancini" and Patti Austin's Grammy nominated "For Ella".  
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 +Gregg is a partner at Concord Music Group. Concord swept the Grammy Awards with the multi-platinum Ray Charles release Genius Loves Company and in 2009 received a record 38 Grammy Nominations.
-He has appeared on ten Grammy-nominated recordings, three of which have been awarded the coveted Grammy. Recently, he released his debut solo CD entitled 'The Art of Swing'. Not only a highly respected drummer, Mr. Field has become a busy record producer. He has produced the 2001 Grammy nominee offering by Nnenna Freelon 'Soul Call', Louis Bellson's 'The Art of the Chart', Monica Mancini's 'The Dreams of Johnny Mercer', and the Grammy nominated 'Earth' by Bob Florence. Gregg was also asked to produce the debut CD of the new 'Playboy Jazz' label featuring the soundtrack to the CBS miniseries 'Blonde' and in June traveled to Germany to produce Patti Austin, Patrick Williams and the WDR Radio Orchestra tribute to Ella Fitzgerald.+Gregg's film and television credits include: The Kennedy Center Honors, Frank Sinatra-The Man and His Music, Beyond the Sea, White Chicks, A Hot Time in Harlem-70 Years at the Apollo Theatre, Eight Crazy Nights, Ghost Ship, The Score, The Grammy Hall of Fame Awards, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, A Carnegie Hall Tribute to Count Basie, Basie and Bennett Together Again, The Soul Train Awards, Night Court with Mel Torme, MTV, VH-I, Monica Mancini: On Record PBS, and the Sinatra video release, The Sinatra Reprise Collection Vol.III.
-Mr. Field has been on the faculty of the University of Southern California since 1983 and is the Rhythm Chair at the Henry Mancini Institute at UCLA. He has performed master classes and clinics worldwide and was twice selected by Modern Drummer Magazine to present a master class at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. In addition, Yamaha and the Zildjian Cymbal Company have twice sponsored his clinics at the IAJE (International Association of Jazz Educators) convention.+Gregg has served as a Recording Academy Governor and Trustee (Grammys) and Chairman of the Grammy Producers Committee. He currently serves on the University of Southern California-Thornton School of Music Board of Directors and is a member of the prestigious Bohemian Club of San Francisco
-Mr. Field's television credits include: 'The Kennedy Center Honors', 'The Grammy Hall of Fame Awards', 'The Soul Train Awards', 'Frank Sinatra, The Man and His Music, 'Saturday Night Live', 'The Tonight Show', 'A Carnegie Hall Tribute to Count Basie', 'Basie and Bennett, Together Again', 'Night Court with Mel Torme', MTV, VH-I, and 'Monica Mancini: On Record'. He also appears on the Sinatra video release, 'The Reprise Collection Vol. III. He is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, a board member of the Henry Mancini Institute and an executive officer of Concord Records.+Gregg is an artist representative and clinician for Yamaha Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks, and Digidesign.
-The San Francisco native resides in Los Angeles.  

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