Greg Ruggiero

  • Greg Ruggiero
  • Instruments: Guitar

  • Biography:

    Residing in Brooklyn, New York, Greg Ruggiero continues to develop his art alongside some of the finest young musicians on the scene today. In May 2007, Greg's debut record "Balance" was released on the jazz record label Fresh Sound New Talent. Ruggiero has been added to the

    New School University Applied Music teaching roster and was a 2004 guest artist and clinician at the Crossties Jazz Festival hosted by Delta State University in Greenville, Mississippi along with Mulgrew Miller. In 2005, Ruggiero was honored to take part in the Jazz of Enchantment radio program and educational series as one of the top 20 Jazz artists associated with his homestate of New Mexico, including such artists as Frank Morgan, Bobby Shew and fellow colleagues Rob

    Wilkerson and Matt Brewer (Greg Osby 4). Greg performs as an integral member of the Tommy Crane quintet (of the Greg Osby 4) and the Gavin Fallow Quartet (Jeremy Pelt). He also performs regularly with Fresh Sound recording artists Logan Richardson and Rob Wilkerson Michael Buble), Max Jazz recording artist Frank LoCrasto (Jeremy Pelt), and in his own trio and quartet. Through a busy schedule of performances and teaching, Ruggiero continues to widen his musical interest and foundation, seeking inspiration from a diverse pallet of musical genres as well as, the invaluable inspiration of his friends and colleagues.