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New Release: Phil DeGreg & Brasilia "Brazilian People"

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Down the Middle
Trio con Brio
TranZatlantic Interplay
Two of a Mind
Table for Three
Whirl Away
The Green Gate

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Amazonas Cover Rapaz de Bem
Partido Alto
Double Rainbow
Pro Zeca
(pdf arangement) The Gulf
(pdf arangement) The Inside Track
Moon and Sand

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Phil DeGreg, piano; Moises Alves, trumpet; Andre Vasconcellos, bass; Erivelton Silva, drums
© Phil DeGreg / Prevenient Music (884501409476)


Down the Middle

Down the Middle Cover

Con Alma (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Con Alma pdf
Pick Yourself Up (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Pick Your Self Up pdf
BLues on the Spot (pdf sheet music) Blues on the Spot
Urgency (pdf sheet music) Urgency pdf
Bonita (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Bontia pdf
Down the Middle (pdf sheet music)Down the Middle pdf
The Inside Track (pdf sheet music) The Inside Track pdf
Palindrome (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Palindrome pdf
I Concentrate on You (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)I Concentrate on You pdf
Wail (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Wail pdf
So In Love

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Personnel: Phil DeGreg, piano; Tom Warrington, bass; John LaBarbera, drums
© 2007 Prevenient Music

“On this beautifully balanced mixture of the jazz, Brazilian/Latin language, each tune has a concept and personality of it's own. Phil's playing is simply magnificent, and his swinging, refreshing lines and harmonies are a joy throughout.”

—Gene Bertoncini, internationally renowned jazz guitarist


Trio con Brio

Trio Con Brio CoverTaking A Chance on Love
Lover Man
Exactly Like You
Button Up Your Overcoat
You Stepped Out of a Dream
My Shining Hour

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Personnel: Phil DeGreg, keyboards; Dan Faehnle, guitar; Paul Keller, bass
© 2005 The Strugglebaby Recording Company

“The artistry is nothing short of spectacular...Phil DeGreg, Dan Faehnle, and Paul Keller are consummate musicians. This trio truly radiates talent that is instantly audible from the moment the CD begins to play! This is a must add to your collection. I have no doubt that you will enjoy it immensely as did I.”




Brasillia CoverBrigas Nunca Mais (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Brigas Nunca Mais pdf
Bebê (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Bebe pdf
Caminhos Cruzados (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Caminhos Cruzados pdf
Triste (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Triste pdf
Julia's Swing (pdf sheet music) Julia's Swing pdf
Estamos Aí (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Estamos Ai pdf
Retrato em Branco e Preto
Speak Low
All Blues 

Personnel: Phil DeGreg, keyboards; Moisés Alves, trumpet; André Vasconcellos, bass;
Erivelton Silva, drums; Leander Motta, percussion

© 2004 Phil DeGreg

“Yes, this is the real deal... The collective interaction and joy is evident in all the tracks. Phil leads, but allows for ample room for everyone to expand and delve deep into the solid grooves. He does not hide his musical voice in the name of empty stylistic authenticity, but combines the best of both worlds into a cohesive project that will definitely please listeners on both sides of the Equator”

—Jovino Santos Neto, Brazilian pianist, composer, author


TransZatlantic Interplay

On a Slow Boat to China
Four on Six
How Long Has This Been Going On
The End of a Beautiful Friendship
Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Taking a Chance on Love
Soul Eyes
Sweet Loraine
Once I Loved
I Remember You
I Should Care
Au Privave

TranZatlantic Interplay  Cover

Personnel: Dave Cliff, guitar; Phil DeGreg, piano
© 2004 The Strugglebaby Recording Company

“A collection of near-standards with the interplay always  stimulating and always complementary…this a beautifully recorded and balanced session which repays careful listening.”

—Nevil Skrimshire, , Jazz Journal (UK)


Two of a Mind

Two of a Mind Cover

No Blues
They Can't Take That Away from Me (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)They Can't Take That Away From Me pdf
Pick Yourself Up
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face pdf
82 Hundred Brill (pdf sheet music)82000 Brill pdf
Green Dolphin Street (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Green Dolphin Street pdf
Lotus Blossom
That Old Devil Moon
Easy Living
Ruby My Dear
The Masquerade Is Over

Personnel: Phil DeGreg, piano; Paul Keller, bass
© 2003 The Strugglebaby Recording Company 

“a primer on superb jazz piano on a dozen well chosen pieces....a masterful performance, finding deep emotion from the spaces between the notes.”

—Larry Nager, Cincinnati Enquirer



Table for Three

COme Rain or Come Shine pdf(pdf Rhythm Arrangement) Come Rain or Come Shine
It Might As Well Be Spring(pdf Rhythm Arrangement) It Might As Well Be Spring
Anthropology pdf(pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Anthropology
Sail Away
Carol's Waltz
Lush Life
We Kiss in a Shadow

Table for Three cover

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Personnel: Phil DeGreg, piano
Eric Sayer, bass and Steve Barnes, drums (tracks 1, 3, 6-10)
Mike Sharfe, bass and Marc Wolfley, drums (tracks 2, 4, 5, 11)

© 2003 Prevenient Music

“...a recording that showcases jazz trio playing at it's finest. From the start it's clear that a) this is a group that has worked steadily together and is tight as a glove, b) Phil DeGreg...has grown into a first-rate world class jazz pianist, and c) fresh arrangements can still be brought to tried and true jazz standards...Phil is nimble, solid, and inventive...this album is a start-to-finish keeper.”

—Mike Metheny, Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors Magazine




Hymnprovisation cover

This Is the Day
My Father's World (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)My Fathers World pdf
Simple Gifts
What a Friend We Have in Jesus (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)What a Friend We Have in Jesus pdf
Holy, Holy, Holy (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Holy, Holy, Holy pdf
Medley: Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God,
Surely the Presence of the Lord Is in This Place, Just As I Am
Jesus Loves Me (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Jesus Loves Me pdf
Come Ye Faithful People (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Come Ye Faithful People
As the Deer (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)As the Deer pdf
Great Is Thy Faithfulness (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Great is Thy Faithfulness
Battle Hymn of the Republic (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Battle Hymn of the Republic pdf
Sweet Sweet Spirit
Spirit Song
Come Sunday
Day By Day
Amazing Grace

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Personnel: Phil DeGreg, piano; Eric Sayer, bass (tracks 2, 4-5, 7, 9, 11, 13-15)
Steve Barnes (tracks 2, 4-5, 7, 9, 11, 13-15); Nicole DeGreg, violin (tracks 3, 8, 10)

© 2001 Prevenient Music 

“This album is very personal and consists of jazz arrangements of hymns and praise songs. I am a Christian believer and the tune selections are ones that have brought me closer to God over the years.”

—Phil DeGreg


Whirl Away

Whirlaway cover

In a Whirl pdf(pdf sheet music) In A Whirl
Away and Alone pdf(pdf sheet music) Away and Alone
Blues on the Beach pdf(pdf sheet music) Blues on the Beach
I'm Glad There Is You
Gustling pdf(pdf sheet music) Gusting
Waltz New
Hutsle and Bustle pdf(pdf sheet music) Hustle and Bustle
Everything I Have Is Yours
Prelude to a Kiss
I Told You So
Love for Sale pdf(pdf Rhythm Arrangement) Love For Sale

Personnel: Phil DeGreg, piano; Don Braden*, tenor & soprano sax (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10-11);
Randy Johnston, guitar (tracks 2, 4, 9); Bob Bodley, bass; Steve Davis, drums

*Appears courtesy of BMG/RCA Victor
© 2000 J Curve Records

“ …this cat plays great jazz, seemingly effortlessly. Listening to "Whirl Away" shows again why DeGreg need not bow before any other jazz pianist in the land. He's absolutely worthy of the designation ‘master.’”

—G21 magazine



The Green Gate

The Green Gate cover

Bouncin' with Bud (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Bouncin' with Bud pdf
How Deep Is the Ocean (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)How Deep os the Ocean
The Green Gate (pdf sheet music)the Green Gate pdf
Carol's Waltz (pdf sheet music)Carol's Waltz pdf
Hi-Fly (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Hi-Fly pdf
In Pursuit of Hip
The Fast Break (pdf sheet music)The Fast Break pdf
Close Enough for Love (pdf Rhythm Arrangement)Close Enough for Love pdf
Sweet Georgie Fame

Personnel: Phil DeGreg, piano; Drew Gress, bass; Steve Davis, drums;
Tim Ries, tenor sax (tracks 2 & 11), soprano sax (tracks 3, 5 & 8)

© 1998 J Curve Records

“The music itself is first class and the core trio (DeGreg, Drew Gress, Steve Davis) is as securely anchored and synchronous as they come.”

—All About

“…a strong musician with rock-solid rhythmic power and a tasteful sense of melody and arrangement…The Green Gate is a compelling recording…all the correct elements are in perfect balance. More than a few New York musicians could learn from this guy in Cincinnati.”

—Jazz Improv Magazine



Discography of Recordings as a Sideman

2004   Salutaris Plates, Marc Fields 
2004   Gusting, Mike Tracy (Seabreeze)
2003   Flying High, Jim Widner Big Band (Chase Music Group)
2002   Last Night In Manhattan, Gene Walker (Extra Large Records)
2001   Cincinnati Jazz Collection Vol. 3 (J Curve Records)
2001   Walkin' With Mr. Boots, Boots Randolph and Mike Shannon
2000   Second Take, Deborah Locke
2000   Cincinnati Jazz Collection Vol. 2 (J Curve Records)
2000   Laid Back and Gently Swinging, Tom Schofield
1999   A Tribute to Morgy Craig (J Curve Records)
1999   Facets, Mike Tracy (Seabreeze)
1998   Cincinnati Jazz Collection Vol. 1 (J Curve Records)
1997   For the Love of It, Deborah Locke
1994   Blue Harts, Western Jazz Quartet
1994   Man O'War, Sylvain Acher and Fabien
1992   In A Whirl, CCM Faculty Septet
1990   A Slice of Live, Vol. 2 (WVXU Records)
1988   A Slice of Live, Vol. 1 (WVXU Records)
1983   Live Jazz ,Paul Guerrero Quintet 
1982   Lab '82 ,North Texas State University 
1981   European Tour, North Texas State University 
1981   Lab '81, North Texas State University (l981)
1979   We Are God's People, St. James Gregory Church Choir  





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