Wow! This week’s episode is a long one with a man who has more energy than almost anyone I have ever met. Greg Fishman is a fantastic tenor player and educator from the great city of Chicago. Greg is known for his many instructional books and teaches students from all over the world.
Greg is among the foremost experts on the music of Stan Getz and is the author of three Getz transcription books published by Hal Leonard. His self-published books, Jazz Saxophone Etudes Volumes 1 – 3, Jazz Saxophone Duets, Volumes 1 – 3, Jazz Phrasing for Saxophone, Volumes 1 – 3, Hip Licks for Saxophone, Jazz Guitar Etudes, Jazz Trumpet Duets and Tasting Harmony™ are in circulation worldwide and have been endorsed by top educators and jazz performers, including Michael Brecker, Jerry Coker, Bob Sheppard, James Moody and Phil Woods.
Greg has toured and performed worldwide with his own group, and with such artists as the Woody Herman Band, Louis Bellson, Slide Hampton, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy, Clark Terry, Jackie and Roy, Don Menza, Ira Sullivan, Judy Roberts, Jeremy Monteiro, Jimmy Heath, Lou Donaldson, Harry Allen, Jeff Hamilton, Eddie Higgins, and Benny Golson.
This interview contains so much valuable information, you may have to listen to it two or three times to absorb everything! Enjoy this week’s episode and make sure you check out Greg’s website, books, and music!