Greg Jasperse is a world-renowned composer and arranger based in Los Angeles, California. He is sought after internationally as a clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor. His conducting credits include all-state jazz choirs in New York, California, Oklahoma, Indiana, Arizona, Missouri, Colorado, New Hampshire, Illinois, and Iowa, as well as the British Columbia Honors Jazz Choir.
His voice can be heard on numerous movie soundtracks, including Oz, The Great and Powerful, The Campaign, Star Trek
and Star Trek 2, National Treasure 2, Salt, The Last Airbender
, and Real Steel
, as well as the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Monarchy of Roses
and The 2nd Law
, the new release from the hit band Muse. He also recently arranged, produced, and music-directed “A Gallagher Family Christmas” for William H. Macy and the cast of the Showtime Network’s Shameless
He is adjunct professor of music at Pasadena City College as well as a regular staff member at many summer music camps including the New York Voices Vocal Jazz Camp, the University of North Texas Vocal Jazz Camp, and Showchoir Camps of America. He also belongs to two professional vocal groups: Sixth Wave and Vertical Voices. He has performed with Rosemary Clooney, Joe Williams, Dianne Reeves, Kirk Whalum, Jennifer Holiday, Jon Secada, and Gloria Estefan, among others.
Mr. Jasperse has also released two solo piano CDs. Tournesol is a collection of contemporary jazz originals and Crossings is a collection of improvised hymn meditations.
He is a graduate of the University of Miami and Western Michigan University.