A native of South Florida, Gregg soaked up the influence of the Miami music scene as a youth and quickly progressed from devout music lover to professional jazz guitarist. In college, Gregg studied with Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny, Roscoe Mitchell, and Leo Smith while at the University of Miami and CalArts. He eventually landed in New York City where he worked with Jazz titans like Jim Hall, George Garzone, Richie Beirach, and Arnie Lawrence.
Gregg got a call from the management of Calypso legend Harry Belafonte and worked with Harry over the course of the next five years. Together with a highly experienced and multi-cultural band, Gregg and Harry traveled extensively throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean Islands, and Europe.
Gregg's commercial music production company, Hidden Tiger Music, creates spots for brands like Mercedes, Lipton, YSL, Nescafe, McDonalds, Ford, and many others, often working in collaboration with many of New York's most prestigious music houses.
Gregg's music can also be heard on television shows, major motion pictures, and websites including Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, Masters of Reception, Zoolander, Rick, Accepted, MTV's Gamekillers and "Jones New York.” Gregg is the composer of the theme for 'The Chew', seen nationally on ABC, 5 days a week.
For a list of partial credits, please visit AllMusic.com.
I have worked with Gregg on many occasions and covering many different styles. He is truly a force of nature. His capacity to interpret and bring musical ideas to life in original and sensitive ways makes him my first choice guitarist every time. Beyond his technical prowess, Gregg has deep writing and improvisational skills, and he is always a pleasure to work with.
Now hear this! all of you want to be guitarists, if all you want to do is play the guitar, maybe this is not for you. However if you want to explore the possibilities of the guitar as a creative musical experience, Gregg can take you there. Here is an opportunity to get down with the master. Don't pass up a chance to discover a talent you might never have known you had.
Gregg Fine is a sensitive guitarist who can adapt to different playing styles. Aside from accompanying singers with a fine touch and good harmonic sense, he has the technique to lay down solid single runs or chordal solos.
Gregg Fine is automatic - just add water. I've called on him many times over the years to record guitars on songs, jingles and scores. Every single time I'm blown away at his proficiency, ability to supplement creatively and to get along with. An awesome guy and an awesome guitarist!
I've worked with Gregg Fine many times in all kinds of groups and he is definitely a guitarist of extraordinary ability and musicality. He's one of those players who has all the technique in the world but doesn't need to prove it but when it's time...watch out! Playing with Gregg is always something to look forward to, he's a true professional!!