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Greg CaputoGreg Caputo
Greg Caputo’s professional credits include drumming for the world famous Count Basie Orchestra, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Lionel Hampton, Sammy Kay, and Nelson Riddle big bands. Classic Drummer Magazine describes Greg as “A Master Drummer who speaks volumes in refined sensibilities with superb technique”. Jazz Times Magazine says, “Greg is keeper of the Big Band Flame.” Vocal Jazz Legend Shelia Jordan says “ Greg has great sensitivity in playing for all singers, myself included”. Greg has recorded and performed with the legendary alto sax player Phil Woods, and has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. for Billy Taylor’s Jazz productions. He has played drums for countless world renowned artist that are Grammy nominees and Grammy winners. He has toured with Connie Frances, Joe Wilder, Buddy Grecco, Grover Mitchell, Claude Williams, Melba Joyce, Shelia Jordan, Don Cornell, Barry Harris, Charlie Ventura, Lenny Welch and Sammy Davis Jr. Gregory is the recipient of the Jazz Ambassador Award and an inductee into the Hamilton Jazz Archives. Greg is the author of the “Classic Swing Drumming that is receiving rave reviews nationally and internationally.