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Mr Jeremy Greig


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6316
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML1.130  

Jeremy is a Lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.


Jeremy Greig is a trombonist who graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Music from the WAAPA Jazz department, in which time he was a regular member of WAYJO, WAYO, The Perth Jazz Orchestra, and Jazz West Big Band.

After moving to the USA in 1997 he completed a Master of Music in 1999 from the University of Miami. During this time he performed and recorded in a group with multi-instrumental legend Ira Sullivan, known as the Inter/Outer Continental Quintet, with which he attributes as "the greatest training ground anyone could have."

It was during this time that he received various Downbeat magazine awards, including Outstanding Jazz Combo performance (1999), Best Big Band - University of Miami Concert Jazz Band (1998) (1999), and Outstanding Big Band Performance - University of Miami Studio Jazz Band(1998) (1999). In 2003 he toured regional WA with Country Arts on "Simply Sinatra" featuring vocalist James Flynn. Performers that he has worked with include international musicians such as Maria Schneider, Jimmy Heath, Wynton Marsalis, Mannie Albam, Bob Mintzer, Dave Liebman, and Rick Margitza.

Jeremy works as a freelance musician playing in various musicals, a 20th Century ensemble known as The Collective, and is a regular member of the Hip mo Toast Big Band and the Latin band Descarga. He currently works as a lecturer in Jazz and contemporary music teaching improvisation, Big band, theory, aural training, and takes various ensembles.


  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, TAFE WA, 2004.
  • Master of Music, United States of America, 1999.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Greig, J., Lowe, G. (2014). Breaking sound barriers: New perspectives on effective big band development and rehearsal. Australian Journal of Music Education, 2014(1), 52 - 65.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J. (2014). Hong Kong Elevator.
  • Greig, J. (2014). Chega de Saudade (No More Blues) score. WA Symphony Orchestra.
  • Wood, G., Tarr, C., Jeavons, P., Walker, R., Greig, J., Areias, J., Millard, P., Mendes, M. (2014). Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby. Loop Recording Studios.
  • Greig, J. (2014). WAAPA Big Band 2014 (Musical director). Ron Stone Park, Geoff Gibbs Theatre, Fremantle Navy Club.
  • Greig, J. (2014). Lau Ka Cheong in Singapore. Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
  • Greig, J., Torrance, V. (2014). Sing Sing Sing (Musical Directors). Music Auditorium, WAAPA.
  • Greig, J., Kelly, A., Coleman, J., Thompson, B., Tait, W. (2014). WASO Brass Quintet Tour. Multiple (see attached).
  • Greig, J. (2014). Bobby Taylor 80 Big Ones. Grappa's Cellar, Hong Kong.
  • Greig, J., Mascarenhas, JM., Hong, TH., Yeung, A. (2014). Valentines Jazz. Backstage Live, Hong Kong.
  • Greig, J., Jodrell, M., Keller, M., Cowie, D., Garood, R., Moss, DJ., Vanderwal, B. (2014). Marilyn Keller, Mat Jodrell, and Friends. Yokine Bowls Club; The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth.
  • Greig, J., Hong, TH., Collier, A., Lo, T. (2014). Hong Kong All Stars. Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Hong Kong.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J. (2013). Wish Four - Score. WAAPA.
  • Greig, J. (2013). The RAAH Project. Chevron Gardens, Perth.
  • Greig, J. (2013). Wish Four. WAAPA.
  • Tarr, C., Fitzmaurice, S., Azzopardi, M., Wilson, T., Beasy, D., Mackey, C., Greig, J., Cross, J., Jeavons, P. (2013). Mingus Amongst Us. The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth.
  • Greig, J., Fitzmaurice, S., Underwood, M. (2013). Crown Casino New Years Eve (Musician). Crown Casino Theatre, Perth.
  • Greig, J. (2013). Principal trombonist with the WA Philharmonic - Peter Pan. His Majestys Theatre, Perth.
  • Greig, J. (2013). Liza on an E (Trombonist). Urban Orchard, Perth Cultural Centre.
  • Greig, J., Vanderwal, B., Jodrell, M., Cowie, D., Healy, J., Napier, L., Woolley, T., Greenway, S., Garrood, R. (2013). Traditional Jazz with Sue Greenaway and Matt Jodrell. Yokine Bowls Club, Yokine.
  • Greig, J. (2013). WAAPA Big Band 2013 (Musical Director). Ron Stone Park, Mt Lawley; Hale school; Geoff Gibb Theatre.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Collinson, M., Greig, J., Hodgkin, B. (2012). Misty. Waters Edge, Grand Ballroom, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Greig, J., Malet, R., Sandon, J., Mackey, C. (2012). Skate. Wright Studio.
  • Greig, J., Rogers, G. (2012). July Jazz with Glenn Rogers and Jeremy Greig. Bodhi Tree Bookstore Cafe.
  • Greig, J. (2012). If you were there - Music Director. WAAPA Music Auditorium.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J. (2011). Jazz under the Stars. Fremantle Arts Centre.
  • Greig, J. (2011). State Library of Western Australia Lunchtime Concert Series: WAAPA Big Band. State Library of Western Australia.
  • Greig, J., Pigneguy, M., Jeans, S., Tanner, P., Mackey, C., Jeavons, P., O'Halloran, T., Robbie, I. (2011). The Awakenings Ensemble. The Ellington.
  • Greig, J. (2011). Cool Cuts. WAAPA Music Auditorium.
  • Greig, J. (2011). WAAPA in the Park. Ron Stone Park.
  • Oehlers, J., Grabowsky, P., Greig, J., Mackey, C., Abbey, N., Evans, J. (2011). The Bitter Suite - Perth. Ellington Jazz Club.
  • Oehlers, J., Greig, J. (2011). The Cotton Club - Direction. Geoff Gibbs Theatre.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J. (2010). Try Cycle. Soundmine Studios.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J. (2007). Red Rocket. Lee Buddle.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J. (2005). WAAPA Big Band producer/director of CD Random Musings.
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