Six time Grammy and “Producer of the Year” Latin Grammy recipient, Concord Records Recording Artist Gregg Field is one of the most versatile and highly sought-after producers, drummers and educators in music. World class musicians and singers alike, a veritable who’s who of the music world including Barbara Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Quincy Jones, Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli, Stevie Wonder, Jason Mraz, BabyFace, Ray Charles, Alejandro Fernandez, Seal, Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Count Basie, Placido Domingo, Ella Fitzgerald, Barry Manilow, Robbie Williams, LeAnn Rimes, Natalie Cole, John Williams, Steve Miller, Arturo Sandoval, Carole King, Dave Koz, Kevin Spacey, Phil Ramone, Liza Minnelli, Sean Combs, Brian Wilson, Wynonna Judd, Vince Gill, Shania Twain, Mel Torme’, Amy Grant, Adam Sandler, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray and Shelby Lynne are among his musical collaborators.
At age 24, Gregg toured with Count Basie from 1980 through 1982, Ella Fitzgerald from 1985 through 1986 and Frank Sinatra from 1991 through 1995. He can be heard on Sinatra’s historic, multi-platinum Duets and Duets II recordings. Gregg has performed with numerous symphonies worldwide including London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Nashville, Pittsburgh and the National Symphony in Washington D.C. In 2006, Gregg was invited by President Bush to perform at the White House.
Gregg has appeared on forty-one Grammy-nominated recordings, nine of which have been awarded the coveted Grammy. Among his recent recordings are Michael Buble’s #1 album To Be Loved, Jason Mraz’s, Love is a Four Letter Word, Barbara Streisand’s What Matters Most, Arturo Sandoval’s Dear Diz, Everyday I Think of You, Placidio Domingo’s Amore Infinito and has upcoming 2013 recordings with Gloria Estefan, George Benson, Alejandro Fernandez and Matthew Morrison.
Gregg is an in-demand record and television producer as well. In 2013 he was awarded his 6th Grammy award and in 2012 received five “Latin Grammy” nominations for his work including nods for “Album of the Year” and “Producer of the Year”. He was awarded three statues including “Best Engineered Album” for his engineering skills. In 2010 Gregg was awarded the coveted “Producer of the Year” Latin Grammy as well as two additional Latin Grammys for producing and engineering the Arturo Sandoval album “A Time For Love”.
In May of 2013 produced the Gloria Estefan/PBS Special “The Standards” and the Library of Congress- “Gershwin Prize for Popular Song” honoring Carole King. Recently he produced the 2012 White House-National Holiday Tree Lighting PBS Special as well as the Emmy nominated PBS “Great Performances” “We Love Ella”. He also produced the Concord-Starbucks release and #1 Billboard Album- Ray Charles’ Ray Sings, Basie Swings.
Gregg is an executive at Concord Music Group. Concord swept the Grammy Awards with the multi-platinum Ray Charles release Genius Loves Company in 2005 and in 2013 received more Grammy wins than any other record company.
Gregg’s film and television credits also include the 2011 Grammy “MusiCares” Barbara Streisand Tribute (music director), The Kennedy Center Honors, Frank Sinatra-The Man and His Music, Beyond the Sea, Eight Crazy Nights, Ghost Ship, The Grammy Hall of Fame Awards, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, A Carnegie Hall Tribute to Count Basie, Basie and Bennett Together Again, The Soul Train Awards, Monica Mancini: On Record PBS, and the Sinatra video release, The Sinatra Reprise Collection Vol.III.
Gregg is also a regular producer for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Hollywood Bowl series.
Gregg currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the University of Southern California-Thornton School of Music and has served as a Recording Academy Governor and Trustee (Grammys) and Chairman of the Grammy Producers Committee.
The native of the San Francisco Bay Area lives in Los Angeles and is married to singer Monica Mancini.