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Pianist, composer, arranger and recording artist, Greg Bowers discovered his talent for playing piano at age four.  Encouraged by his parents, both performing artists, he studied classical piano at the Wasson Piano Institute and won awards in classical competitions.  Bowers studied jazz performance, arranging and composition with David Loeb, Director of Jazz Studies, UNLV; Frank Pazulo, Professor of Jazz Studies, Ball State; Frank Vincent, College Conservatory of Music, UC, and Grammy award winner Bill Cunliffe.

Bowers began his performance career touring with rhythm and blues and contemporary jazz bands.  He crafted a soulful, expressive style, mastered a repertoire of many genres, and gained notoriety as a dynamic, cutting edge artist and performer.  He formed his own trio and headlined at prominent venues throughout the US and Europe.  Worldwide, as a soloist and with his ensembles, Greg Bowers has performed more than one thousand concerts and events, including many events hosted by major corporations and world-renowned celebrities.

As a soloist, Bowers recorded “Alone Together”, a twelve-song album for Yamaha Music.  His trio recorded “Bye Bye Blackbird”, a nine-song album.  Both albums feature jazz and Brazilian standards, Alone Together includes two jazz arrangements of Broadway songs.  Bowers recently released three contemporary jazz compositions on a new album that is underway titled “Clear Skies”.

Pianists who have most influenced his style are Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, Chic Corea, Jeff Lorber, Gene Harris, Bill Evans, McCoy Tyner, Ahmad Jamal, Red Garland, and Hank Jones.


Greg and his ensembles performed events hosted by business leaders including Hewlett Packard CEO Léo Apotheker, Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach, Eli Lilly CEO Richard Wood, MGM Entertainment CEOs James Murren, Terry Lanni, MGM Grand President Gamal Aziz, Palms Resorts owners Joe and Gavin Maloof, Coca-Cola CEO Roberto Goizueta, Four Seasons Hotels Presidents Tom Segesta, Vincent Piro, ReMax Realty CEO Margaret Kelly, JCB Chairman Sir Anthony Bamford and Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn; and hosted by corporations including Microsoft, Dell, Consumer Electronics, MINExpo International, G2E Global Gaming Expo, IMEX America, State Farm Insurance, Eurocopter, MassMutual Finance, Nationwide Insurance, Freeman, United Trucker’s Association, SHOT Show, Adobe Summit, CB Richard Ellis, ACG Group, Beam Suntory Group, Fiserv, Subway, Thrivent, International Game Technology, SAS Software, Sabre, Videojet Technologies, Jayco, Sapporo USA, PMC-Sierra, Tween Brands, E! Entertainment, Retail Properties of America, TI Automotive, AmericInn, CDC Software, Fyzical, Wyndham Jade, Redab Industries, Husqvarna Viking, Guidance Software, LRP Publications, Leading Hotels of the World, Hagerman and Company, International Legal Technology Association, Amerinet, American Gaming Association, Tequila Avion, Madison Performance Group, Yum! Brands, EVT Incentive Marketing, McNeil Auto, Lloydshare Ltd, SiteLink, MGM Grand Finale Tournament and Las Vegas City Center Grand Opening.


Greg and his ensembles performed events hosted by world-renowned celebrities including entertainers Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Curtis, Natalie Cole, Jackie Chan, Siegfried and Roy, Debbie Reynolds, Emme and Jenny McCarthy; sports legends Muhammad Ali, Julius Erving, Eric Dickerson, Mark McGwire, Andre Agassi, Don Shula and Roger Penske; national broadcasters Larry King and Jim Gray; Chef Joel Robuchon; recording artists Robert Palmer, Paul Williams and Clifton Davis; political leaders Nevada Governors Jim Gibbons, Kenny Guinn and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.


Conventions, Arenas    Greg and his trio performed corporate events and conventions hosted in some of the largest event centers in the world, including MGM Grand Garden Arena with 13,000 seats, Mandalay Bay Convention Center featuring the largest free standing ballroom in North America, Venetian Convention Center / Sands Expo,  MGM Conference Center, Las Vegas Convention Center and Smith Center.

MGM Mansion    The Mansion is a unique luxury suite and event venue within the MGM Grand exclusively for invited guests of MGM Entertainment.  During 20 years as pianist for the Mansion, Greg and his trio performed hundreds of events, many hosted by celebrities in entertainment, sports, business and politics.

Bellagio    Greg performed a resident engagement in Bellagio’s Baccarat Bar with his duo, Petrossian Lounge as a soloist, and events hosted in Bellagio including G2E Global Gaming Expo, CB Richard Ellis and International Game Technology.

Four Seasons    Greg performed a resident engagement, many Acacia Ballroom and poolside wedding events, and corporate events hosted in Four Seasons including Nationwide Insurance and Consumer Electronics.

Caesars Palace    Greg’s first public venue resident engagement in Las Vegas, with his trio in the Terrazza Lounge, duo in Café Lago, and as a soloist in the Galleria.  Greg performed events hosted in Caesars Palace including State Farm Insurance, Sapporo USA and Wyndham Jade.

Wynn    Greg performed a resident engagement in Steve Wynn’s VIP Lounge, and events hosted in Wynn including Eurocopter in Tryst Nightclub, IMEX America and MinExpo.

Tres Jazz    Greg’s quartet performed a resident engagement in one of the few high-end jazz clubs in Las Vegas, Black Entertainment Television’s Tres Jazz Club in the Paris / Bally’s passage.

Greg and his ensembles performed events hosted in exclusive Las Vegas and international clubs including the London Club, Foundation Room, Las Vegas Country Club, Red Rock Country Club, Playboy Club, Bali Hai Golf Club, Spanish Trails Country Club and Rio Secco Golf Club.

Greg performed resident engagements with his trio in the Las Vegas Hilton Crystal Lounge, duo in the JW Marriott Round Bar, qaurtet in the Hyatt Regency Lounge Lake Las Vegas and solo in Paris Hotel, and events hosted in venues including Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, MGM Grand, Palms, Venetian, Paris, Planet Hollywood, Mandalay Bay, Cosmopolitan, Mirage, Red Rock, Green Valley Ranch, Aria, M Hotel, Elara, Nobu, Vdara, JW Marriott, Westin, Las Vegas Hilton, Hyatt Regency, Las Vegas Mob Museum, Liberace Mansion, Las Vegas Executive Airport, Encore Beach Club and House Of Blues.


Concerts, Festivals    Greg and his ensembles performed concert events hosted in Globe Theater, Berlin; Grossen Oper, Frankfurt; Tiger Palast Theater, Frankfurt; Stadtstheater, Darmstadt; and festival events hosted by the cities of Strasbourg, France; Lucerne, Switzerland and Baden-Baden, Germany.

Events    Greg and his ensembles performed events hosted in venues including Schloss Reinbeck, Hamburg; Schloss Linden, Hannover; Royal Plaza, Montreaux; Royal Kempinski, Munich; Intercontinental, Berlin; Schwarzebock, Weisbaden; Jules Verne and Brenner’s Park, Baden - Baden; Swiss Hotel Le Plaza, Basel; Three Kings, Basel, and Congress Center Messe, Frankfurt.

Clubs    Greg and his ensembles performed club engagements in Widder Bar, Zurich; Casino Lucerne, Lucerne; Bourbon Street, Amsterdam; Jazz Club U Stari pani, Prague; Rica Oslofjord, Oslo, Quasimodo's, Berlin; Harry’s New York Bars Berlin, Hannover; Jazz Kneipe, Frankfurt; Café Cult, Frankfurt; Admiral Casino, Weggis; Seventy-One, Basel, and Auerbach’s Kellar, Leipzig.


Greg performed USO tours for US military members stationed at Yokota AFB, Japan; Osan AFB, Korea; Andersen AFB, Guam; Ramstein AFB and Berchtesgarden AF Resort, Germany; Elmendorf AFB, Alaska; and Hickam AFB, Hawaii.


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