Greg is partial to love songs and ballads. “In my mind, I think I am a crooner with soul,” he said, “with a little ‘this and that thrown in.”
Greg has long admired the singing styles of such stars as Peabo Bryson, Teddy Pendergrass and the late Donny Hathaway. He is also a Jeffrey Osborne fan, and was honored to open for him at Houston’s Arena Theatre.
“Unknown to me,” Greg said, “people who heard me sing at different places were talking to those involved with the promotion of the Stephanie Mills and Jeffrey Osborne concert. They felt that I sounded a little like Jeffrey and asked that I be given a chance. I lived out a dream opening up for two of my favorite singers. That alone is a blessing.”
Greg isn’t content entertaining the community. He also cares about the community, and has served in law enforcement for 11 years.
A native of Arkansas, Greg, like many R&B performers, first started singing on Sunday mornings.
“My grandmother made me sing in church when I was little,” he recalled. “It was at
Gates Chapel AME church in Crossett, Arkansas, and I was around 10. I was nervous as all get out, but my grandmother wouldn’t let me get out of the program.”
“In high school,” he continued, “my friends asked me to sing in choir with them, and in college, I needed a scholarship. Now, years later, I sing because it makes me feel good.”
Greg hopes that the sky is the limit as far as his career is concerned.
“My goal is to develop myself to be the best writer and singer that I can possibly be, and create songs that have meaning in the lives of those who listen,” he said. “I want to be successful doing something that I love to do, which is to communicate with others in a way that helps smooth the rocky road of life.”
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