a day goes by that Greg Vailís saxophone is not heard on radio
or television. Over the course of the last 20 years, Vail has
recorded on literally hundreds of Smooth Jazz and Christian CDs.
Recent jazz credits include Peter Whiteís smash hit Perfect
Moment (#1 Billboard and #1 radio) and Grammy nominated,
keyboardist Rob Mullinís 3 most recent CDs. Television credits
include all woodwinds in the award-winning, NBC series
Profilers, numerous commercials, cable television Jazz specials
and a national commercial for Time Life Records aired to promote
the million-selling Sax By Candlelight and Sax By Moonlight CDs
featuring Greg Vail.
Touring with some of the hottest
names in Jazz, Vail has performed with Rick Braun, Peter White,
Keiko Matsui, Guitar& Saxes (with Richard Elliot), Rob
Mullins, Slim Man, Craig Chaquico, Dave Koz, Marc Antoine, Diane
Schuur, Eric Marienthal, and Brian Bromberg to name a few. In
the Christian Music scene, he has recorded with the likes of
Petra, Jon Gibson, Crystal Lewis, John Elefante, Leon
Patillo, Morris Chapman and on numerous Maranatha, Vineyard and
Saddleback Church projects. In the Pop world, Vail has played
with Smokey Robinson, Al Stewart, The Coasters, The Drifters,
The Platters, Slash, Billy Idol, Brian Wilson and Andrew Dice
of, "God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman" was chosen to be included on
the Christian Jazz Artists Network "Hymn Favorites" Compilation.
It is from his, "Christmas
Hymns" CD and is a Smooth Jazz Christmas offering. In
2004 Greg recorded another Christmas CD, "Is
It Christmas Yet?" and features more, "straight
ahead" Christmas jazz arrangements.
Greg is a Professional Musician / Pop
Jazz Saxophone Player performing and recording CD's in
Instrumental Love Songs,
Contemporary Christian Music
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