Greg Wall has performed and recorded with Hasidic New Wave, Greg
Wall Trio, The Wall/London Band, Neshama Carlebach, the Hi-Tops, Greg
Wall's Unity Orchestra, and has made many session appearances for
record dates and film scores.
He was the musical voice
of James Earl Jones in the recent feature film "On the QT".
Writing in Jazz Forum magazine Robert Buczek said, "Wall plays
incredibly; his improvisations are well constructed and convincing."
The Cleveland Plain Dealer adds, "He plays with a consistent power
and imagination." His compositions for dance, jazz orchestra, and
electronica have been widely performed and recorded. His critically acclaimed
release, "From the Belly of Abraham", with Hasidic New Wave
and Senegalese master drummers Yakar Rhythms was named one of the ten
best CD's of 2002 by Jazz Times magazine. Greg performs frequently at
top venues throughout North America and Europe and has been featured at
many major festivals. Greg is equally fluent
in the jazz and world music idioms and recently premiered his Unity Orchestra,
a pan cultural ensemble featuring 8 musicians from 5 continents.
Greg has collaborated with theCarolyn
Dorfman Dance company since 1999, resulting in the commissioned scores
for"Meyne Mentchen" (2000-2001), the electronic score, "Echad"
(2002) , and the recently premiered "Lovelines" (2003) . His
most recent releases include "Later
Prophets", Aaron Alexander's "Midrash
The Belly of Abraham" with Hasidic New Wave together with Senegalese
master drummers Yakar Rhythms, "Ani Shelach", with Neshama Carlebach,
"Unauthorized’, with Dave’s True Story, KlezmerFest 's
"Party Music", Aaron Alexander's "Blues for Sparky",
and the score to "Mayne Mentshen".