Liston Gregory & The LGIII Quartet
Liston Gregory III was born and raised in Sarasota, Fl. His passion for music led him to State College of Florida, where he discovered professors and students in his hometown who have challenged him to become the musician he is today. He is now attending the University of North Florida earning his B.A. Degree in Jazz studies and piano pedagogy studying with Lynne Arriale.
He began working with Ulysses Owens Jr, with his non-profit organization, Don’t Miss a Beat in 2016. He has been their accompanist, and will be traveling with them to New York City, to record their debut CD, working as part of UOJ Productions. He is an accompanist for the Don’t Miss a Beat Allstars which is a flagship performance group that consist of inner city kids striving in the arts. Liston just returned from a highly prestigious 3 week residency with 2x Grammy winning drummer, Ulysses Owens in Shanghai for the inauguration of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Shanghai Club.
He performed at the world famous Apollo Theatre in New York City. Liston has performed the Jazz Corner in Hilton Head, SC and the Ben Tucker Pavilion in Savannah, GA. At the beginning of 2018 Liston performed at the Jazz Education Network (JEN) in Dallas, Texas. He also coleads a local mainstream New Rock Soul who is getting ready for a West coast tour this upcoming summer. He is deeply devoted to his family, friends, and colleagues. He is als committed to his church, Church on the Rock in St. Augustine where he serves as Worship Pastor. He is honored for the opportunity to perform with his quartet tonight