I. Performing Experience II. Education III. Teaching Experience IV. Music Teachers V. Management Experience VI. Performing Groups VII. TV Productions VIII. Awards IX. Computer Knowledge X. Music Composition XI. Organizations XII. Personal Information XIII. Reviews XIV. Recordings and Instruments
1958-61 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Instruments-Clarinet, Saxophone & Flute
Brookfield High School Band, 1st Clarinet
Milwaukee Elks Youth Band, 1st Clarinet
Jim Robak Jazz Band, Tenor Sax
Greg Waters Quartet, Reeds
Bob Crosby Dance Band
Greg Waters Quartet, Reeds, Concerts at Marquette University 1958-61
Wisconsin Milwaukee, Chamber Music Ensemble Summer Program 1959,
1960 and 1961 Spring
Methodist Church Choir Director 1964 Spring
Recital, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee- Clarinet Recital Noon Hour Concerts 1965
Student at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee-Spring 1965
Winner, Elm Grove Music Prize, 1st Place
Wisconsin State Music Contest, 1st Place
Milwaukee Youth Orchestra, 1st Chair Clarinet
1962-66 Denton, Texas
North Texas Six O'clock Band, 1st jazzTenor soloist
North Texas Three O'clock Band, 1st Alto
Dan Hurley Ensemble, Reeds, Tenor, Clarinet, Flute, Bassoon
North Texas One O'clock Band, 2nd Tenor
North Texas Concert Band, Clarinet
Dallas County State Fair, Tenor Saxophone
Dallas Symphony Performance of West Side Story, Lead Alto in Mexico
Dallas Symphony Utility Clarinet
Shreveport Symphony, 1st Clarinet
Free Lance Dance Band Work on Week Ends
Clarinet Recital, North Texas School of Music 1964
Clarinet Recital, North Texas School of Music 1965
Graduate Recital, North Texas School of Music 1966
Asked to play for President Kennedy's Ball in Fort Worth, Texas
Buddy Morrow Orchestra
Electronic Music Recital, Clarinet and Electronic Tape, North Texas
1966-68 Chicago, Illinois
Billy May Orchestra, Tenor Saxophone
Ralph Materie Orchestra, Tenor Saxophone
Playboy Club Orchestra, Lead Alto
Dance Band Work-Chicago Local Bands
Recital-Chicago Conservatory College/My Compositions
Mid-West College Jazz Festival-Winner Outstanding Woodwind Performer
Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone
Bill Russo Orchestra
1968-1976 Toronto, Canada
Royal York Hotel House Band, Woodwinds, backup orchestra for
popular swing singers
Mel Torme, Paul Anka, Helen O'Connell, Ella Fitzgerald, etc
Hook and Ladder Club, backup orchestra for popular swing singers
Cab Callowy, Billy Eckstine, Patti Page, Letterman, Four Freshman, etc.
Lecture and Concert, Creativity and the Artist
CBC Radio Jazz Concerts
Greg Waters Quartet
Chamber Music Recital, Flute
University of Toronto, Recital, New Music Ensemble
Greg Waters Big Band, Park Concerts
1977-96 New York City
Mission Records-Release of first quartet album, Mission I
Greg Waters Jazz Chamber Orchestra
Westbury Music Fair
Chamber Music Recital, Long Island Arts Council
Concerts, Saint Peter's Church, Manhattan, Greg Waters Ensembles
Quartet, Chamber Orchestra, Recital, Organ Music, TV Productions, etc.
Stan Rubin Orchestra
Playboy Club Orchestra, New Jersey
Sal Sicari Orchestra
Tito Puente Orchestra
Lecture Concert The Dark Age of Instrumental Music 1988, Manhattan
Lester Lanin Orchestras
Peter Duchin Orchestras
Mark Donald Orchestras
TV Concerts, The Music Show and The Children's Music Show
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Two Concert
The Barge, Brooklyn
Monday Nights in Soho, Chamber Jazz
Mission Two Album
Orchestra Leader, The Star, Ocean Liner, Tampa, Florida
Orchestra Leader, The Homestead, Hot Spring Virginia
Lincoln Center Summer Concerts, Tito Puente Orchestra
Greg Waters Summer Park Concerts, Manhattan, Long Island,
Bronx, and Staten Island
Recently I spent 3 years in Acapulco and have been in Shenzhen China for a year now 2004
1961 - Brookfield High School, Brookfield, Wisconsin
1961- Studied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1962 - Studied at The Milwaukee Institute of Technology
1966 - University of North Texas, B.M., Music
1968 - Chicago Conservatory College, M.M., Theory and Composition
1979 - La Salle Extension University, Diploma (Supervisory Management)
1994 - Producer, Bronxnet Community Cable Company - TV Production
1965 - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Jazz Band
1967 - Walker Jr. High School Orchestra
1968 - Senn High School Orchestra
1968 - Chicago Conservatory College-Music Theory
1969 - Don Mills High School Band
1970-72 Founded the Ontario Youth Educational Jazz Orchestra
1970-78 - Greg Waters Academy of Music-Reeds, Composition,
Chamber Music Jazz, Orchestration, and Theory
1978-96 - Private Instruction - Reeds, Composition, Chamber Music
1983-96 - Substitute Teacher, New York City Schools
Clarinet, Jack Snavely, Leon Breeden, Noah Knepper,
Dr. Lee Gibson,
and David Glazer
Flute, Dr. Thom Mason, Noah Knepper, Dr. George Mory and Sam Baron
Oboe, Dennis Waters
Bassoon, Noah Knepper
Saxophone, Noah Knepper, Dr. Thom Mason, and Leon Breeden
Jazz Studies, Dr. Tom Mertel, Dr. Tom Mason, Leon Breeden
Composition and Theory, Dr. Dieter, Merril Ellis
Chamber Music: Fine Arts Quartet, New York Woodwind Quintet, Carol Glenn
and Dr. Francois D'Albert
Creative Music Productions 1978-96
Responsible for the coordination and dissemination of information for
marketing of the performing groups.
Write grant proposals including data for spreadsheets,
artists’ information, database management, government contacts,
music contractor, rehearsal management, maintain files,
planning projects from recordings to concerts to TV Productions.
Financial Statements and Musical Director
Throughout my career in music I have founded
performing groups to perform my
music and personal ideas in music arranging and composition.
Milwaukee - Greg Waters Quartet 1960
Toronto - Greg Waters Big Band Orchestra 1968-77 New York - 1978-96
Greg Waters Latin Jazz Ensemble
Greg Waters Quartet
Greg Waters Composers Ensemble
Greg Waters Classical Chamber Music Concerts
Greg Waters Jazz Chamber Orchestra 10 musicians Instrumentation: Soprano Alto Sax Chair, Tenor Sax Chair, Bari Soprano Flute Chair, Trumpet & Fl. Horn, Trombone and Bass Trombone with Five Rhythm
This is the only band performing music in this format and with its own style of jazz improvisational music in the band traditions of improvised music and big band ensembles.
Greg Waters Latin Jazz Ensemble Instrumentation: Trumpet, Alto and Tenor Flute Chair with Conga, Timbales Drum Set, Bass, Piano and or singer, guitar
This group is the traditional Latin jazz band using jazz horns and tunes with Latin percussion.
Greg Waters Quartet Instrumentation: Reeds, Guitar, Bass, Drums, sometimes piano. I also add three other horns, trumpet, trombone and alto for dance music.
I perform my original music with this group. A combination of my playing abilities with my music.
Greg Waters Composers Ensemble Instrumentation: Voice, Violin, Reeds, String Bass, Percussion, & Guitar
The Greg Waters Composers Ensemble: This group is the avaunt-garde grouping of classical, jazz and free form music into one blend of sound.
Greg Waters Classical Chamber Music Concerts
This group performs traditional classical chamber music and one or two new pieces at their concerts.
Violins, Piano and Reeds. Plus we add musicians for different
The Music Show 30 Programs-Concerts
The Children's Music 30 Programs-Instruction to
Programs on Local Cable 3 times a week for two years.
Show 1 MS , Paul M, G Corm. and Quartet Jazz
Show 1 CMS George C, Paul M. John Burr Interview Trio with Interviews
Show 2 MS Blues, June, Isabel, & Trade Mark Pop Jazz and Modern Jazz
Show 2 CMS Interview
John & Dean Jazz performance with interview
Show 3 MS John Weiss Mo Better Jam Session in Manhattan
Show 3 CMS Paul Metzke, Blues, interview Vianney and Leslie Guitar Blues
with interview with children.
Show 4 MS Greg & George, John Burr, Danny Chang, George & Greg
Duo, Trio, Quartet, Duo, Quartet
Show 4 CMS Greg & George, Interview with Vianney, about Clarinet, Blues Greg
and George Introduction to the Clarinet
Show 5 MS If I were You Ballad, Blues, This is it, If I Were You Concert Jazz Quartet
Show 5 CMS Paul and Jason, Teaching, Greg and George Hot licks
Trumpet and interview demonstration.
Show 6 MS Interview with Paul, TP. Solo, Out with Mo Better Alto Solo Greg
Waters interviews Paul Litrenta, Professional Musician and Teacher
Show 6 CMS Greg Alone Talk about Bach and present day music.
Show 7 MS Danny Change, If I Were You, Funk Rock, Slow Bossa and I Remember
Denis Jazz Quartet with different song forms from pop music.
Show 7 CMS Vianney and Greg Teaching Discussion about music and children
Show 8 MS Greg/George, If I were You, I Remember Denis, Yosiki, This is It,
Blues For Later Yosiki. Jazz Concert
Show 8 CMS Greg and the Bassoon, Blues, Drums Demo Ballad, This is it.
Demonstrations of the Bassoon and other instruments.
Show 9 MS Yosiki, If I Were You, Free Improvisation. etc. Ballad style and
free form improvisation with a jazz quartet.
Show 10 CMS Jason, Margaret and Christina Demonstrations of what is music.
Show 11 MS Avant Garde, NYCE Classical Jazz with Video Fun.
Show 11 CMS Ron and Students/students play the piano. Interview with their
Mothers and Teacher
Show 12 MS Bach Talk Studio, Change to the Children's Music Show
Show 12 CMS Rozanna Wienberger Talk Violist
Show 13 MS Rozanna Wienberger Concert
Show 13 CMS Mansion Van Cortlandt Mansion Talk show about Bach and his
music Show 14 MS Yosiki with Daniel's Editing Quartet.
Show 14 CMS Father George I What is learning, Reading of music and poetry.
District Seven Shows CMS
13 I.S. 139 Classroom with Guitars
14 Interview Goodman Studio
15 La Salle and 139/57 and 139 performances
16 Crespo Interview
17 Connie Grossman in Classroom
The Music Programs in District 7 NYC.
18 Duo, Papi and Greg, Herb and Greg, George and Greg Bari Sax Duets and Jazz
19 Lew Anderson 17 Piece Big Band Jazz
20 Greg Waters Chamber Jazz Band
21 Greg Waters Chamber Jazz Band
22 Greg Waters Chamber Jazz Band
23 Greg Waters Chamber Jazz Band Jazz Band
24 Greg and George House Guitar and Flute Concert
25 Joe Puma 1 Guitar Trio, Trombone, Clarinet, Concert
26 Connie Grossman 1 Flute and Alto Sax Concert with Rhythm Section
27 Connie Grossman 2 Flute and Alto Sax concert with Rhythm Section
28 Joe Shepley 1 Trumpet Trumpet and Guitar Concert
with Bass and Drums
29 Joe Shepley 2 Dixie and Vienneye Dixie Style Concert
30 CMP Latin Jazz Latin Jazz Concert 8 Piece Band
31 CMP 2 Latin Jazz Latin Jazz Concert 8 Piece Band
32 Joe Puma and Yosiki Two Guitar Players in Different Settings.
The Children's Music Show
19. Talk Office No. 1 The State of Music
20. Bass Clarinet, Bari, Eng. Horn, Vianney and Leslie Introduction to the Bass Clarinet, English Horn and Baritone Saxophone.
21. Lecture I Lecture on the church and the beginnings of early music.
22. Casa Talk, Modern Day Pop and 300 A.D. Music
3. MS Kids Playing in the Parks, Music and Kids
24. Bronx Scenes Music and Scenes from the Bronx
1959 Brookfield High School Music Summer Camp
1961-62-64 Chamber Music Grants, Un. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1964 University of North Texas Clarinet Scholarship
1965 Centenary College Full Scholarship-Clarinet Performance
1968 American Foundation Award, Chicago,
Best woodwind performer
1968 Scholarship to Berkeley School of Music Boston 1973-74-75 Composition Awards from the Ontario Arts Council
1976 National Endowment to the Arts Grant - Jazz Performance
1979 Nassau County Arts Council Chamber Music Concert
1980 Meet the Composer's Grant - New York City
1980-96 Creative Music Productions Concerts
1992-92 Best of the Bronx Series at Lehman Center for the
Working Knowledge of Computers, Internet
Linux Fedora, Apple PC
Construction, Access, HTML Bluefish Editor Programming, Video Editing
on Sony Equipment etc.
My music site created by Greg H Waters
X. Music Composed 1962-96 to 2018 Composed music for flute ensembles
have 16 pieces I composed for flute and other instruments.
This has come about all because of my experience with the NJ Flute Society organization and the NY Flute Club.
to download the app to see the scorces.
Piece for Flute and Guitar
Seven Pieces for Cello and Flute
Bach Trio Flute Ensemble
Bach Trio Sonata 1027
Branden Berg Concerto for Flute Ensemble
Branden Berg for C Flutes
5 min. piece for Flute and Piano
4 min. piece for Flute Ensemble with an old Chinese Melody 4 min.
Piece for Flute Ensemble with an old Chinese Melody 4 min. version two.
5 min piece for Solo Flute and Flute Choir!
Nonsense for two flutes
Solo Flute Sonata
Solo Piece Part Two
Solo Flute Sonata Rules
Piece fot two flutes
Two Flutes Part Two
Piece for Four Trombones
Accessories is a jazz piece for small group.
A Clarinet Piano Sonata First Movement Cick Now,
and Second Movement Click Here.
A Jazz Waltz for a small group with instrumentation can be varied.
Piano Sonata Movement One
Only With Thine Eyes, And original arrangement of the Mozart Hymn.
A Jazz Piece which is a song written for my late Friend Paul Latrinta.
A Tuba Trio with Cello and Piano written for my good friend Dave Braynard.
Piece for Tuba, Bass Trombone and String Bass
email@example.com All songs or many of them here.
Improvisational Song Book One 110 Songs
Improvisational Song Book Two 64 Songs, Hand Written Originals
Compositions Jazz Classical/Greg Waters Conductor
Compositions by Greg Waters
Double Violin Concerto
Jazz Quartet Concertos
Jazz Trio Concertos
Violin Duet Sonata
Solo Violin Sonata
Solo Flute Dance
Clarinet Flute Duet
Flute and Guitar
Flute and Oboe
Theme and 6 Var. for Flute Oboe and Piano
Alto Sax and Flute Waltz for flute and Piano
Holy, Holy, Holy, for Choir and Organ
Lecture on Creativity and the Artist
Lecture, The Dark Age of Music
Sonata for Five Recorders and Harpsichord
Violin and Viola Duet
Short Sonata for Viola and Piano
Trio for Voice, viola and Cello
Two Pieces for Violin, Viola, Cello, Oboe and Flute
Latin Jazz Music - 20 Songs
Concerto for Woodwind Quintet
Symphony for Military Band and Strings
Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Tenor Sax
Trio for Oboe, flute and A Clarinet
Quartet for Trumpet, Flute, Alto Sax and Percussion
Jazz Woodwind Quartet
32 Jazz Tunes for Jazz Ensembles
12 Jazz Tunes
40 Jazz Arrangements for 10 piece jazz orchestra
Organ Choral Pieces
Dance Band Library for 8 Musicians
Member American Federation Musicians
Member BMI Performing Rights Organization
United Federation of Teachers
Creative Music Productions Inc.
56 Years Old, Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1943,
Speak Spanish as a
Second Language, Enjoy Golf, and Computers.
"Reedman Waters is a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and gifted composer
whose music deserves
to be heard more widely."
The Observation Post, Frederic Seaman, New York City
"Waters was unknown to this reviewer, but his fine album, Mission,
made me really sit up
and take notice. Greg is a musician of uncommon
Bronx News, Highlights in Jazz, Jack Kleinsinger
"Waters Mission Album stands among such artists as Mary Lou William's,
George Russell, Phil
Woods, Beaver Harris, Jimmy Guiffre and others
in this class."
Bullets, Detroit Sun
"Greg Waters, Milwaukee native, who records in the East and Canada.
An exceptionally gifted musician composer."
Monitor Herald, Wax Works, Omaha
Two Albums, LP's Mission One and Two
60 TV Shows, Beta Cam SP
Clarinet A & Bb, Bass Clarinet
Oboe & English Horn
Flute, Piccolo. and Alto Flute
Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone and Baritone Saxophone
Henry Waters music in the performing arts library at Lincoln Center
NYC 60th Street Third floor & Broadway the Music Center
Collection. at Lincoln Center! Also
at the the University of North Texas Library, Music Section, Denton,
have stored my music but have done nothing with it, such a waste for
See scores on my web-site.