Gregg's new release on ABC Music is a celebration of classic saloon bar jazz. Featuring Peter Locke on piano, Craig Scott on bass, Tim Geldens on drums, Michael Avgenicos on tenor sax and Jim Pennell on guitar. Classic jazz standards by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Cole Porter, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Michel Legrand, Eden Ahbez and new songs written by Gregg Arthur & Peter Locke
Album out now via ABC Jazz/Universal Music Australia
Filmed at ABC's Eugene Goossens Hall, this arrangement of the Nat 'King" Cole classic was conducted and orchestrated by Michael Hope, and is the title track of the album Unforgettable on ABC Classics/Universal Music.
This popular song was written by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields. The music video was filmed at the The Victoria Room, and features Tim Geldens on drums setting up a unique arrangement and feel for this American Songbook classic.
The music video of the saloon bar ballad, Last Call, words & music by Gregg Arthur, arranged and conducted by Tom Ranier. Filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles and Bel Air.
"...most contemporary jazz singers would kill to pen songs the quality of Arthur's originals" - John Shand, The Sydney Morning Herald, August 5th 2019.
The making of Last Call
Behind the scenes at Studio A, Capitol Records in Los Angeles with arranger, conductor and painist Tom Ranier, bassist Pat Senatore and recording engineer Steve Genewick.
The Christmas Song
Written by Mel Tormé, this Christmas classic was performed live on breakfast television, The Morning Show, featuring Sam Rollings on guitar.
Live in Bel Air
Live footage from Herb Alpert's Vibrato jazz clubin Bel Air, Los Angeles. Some of Gregg's favorite jazz standards from Cy Coleman, Michel Legrand, Kurt Weill and more. Featuring Tom Ranier on piano and Pat Senatore on bass.