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Mr Jeremy Greig


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6316, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML1.130
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.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

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, Parkville, Victoria, Australian Society for Music Education.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Greig, J., (2014), Chega de Saudade (No More Blues) score. WASO on the Road - Pilbara, Multiple educational situations (13 performances), WA Symphony Orchestra.
  • Greig, J., (2014), Hong Kong Elevator. Hong Kong Jazz Allstars, Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Hong Kong.
  • Wood, G., Tarr, C., Jeavons, P., Walker, R., Greig, J., Areias, J., Millard, P., Mendes, M., (2014), Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby. Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby, Loop Recording Studios, Peter Jeavons.
  • Greig, J., (2014), WAAPA Big Band 2014 (Musical director)., Ron Stone Park, Geoff Gibbs Theatre, Fremantle Navy Club.
  • 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., (2014), Bobby Taylor 80 Big Ones., Grappa's Cellar, Hong Kong.
  • Greig, J., Kelly, A., Coleman, J., Thompson, B., Tait, W., (2014), WASO Brass Quintet Tour. WASO on the Road, Multiple (see attached), WA Symphony Orchestra.
  • Greig, J., Mascarenhas, JM., Hong, TH., Yeung, A., (2014), Valentines Jazz. Valentines Jazz at Backstage Live, Backstage Live, Hong Kong.
  • Greig, J., Hong, TH., Collier, A., Lo, T., (2014), Hong Kong All Stars. Hong Kong Jazz All Stars, Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Hong Kong.
  • Greig, J., (2014), Lau Ka Cheong in Singapore., Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
  • Greig, J., Torrance, V., (2014), Sing Sing Sing (Musical Directors). Sing Sing Sing, Music Auditorium, WAAPA, WA Academy of Performing Arts.
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