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Gregory Landes – Percussionist, Drummer, Educator, Composer, and Arranger

Valuing the benefits of diversity, versatility and adaptability Gregory works and performs in a wide variety of musical genres and settings. Gregory Landes is a drummer, percussionist, composer, educator and arranger. Orchestral credits: The New Jersey Symphony, Garden State Philharmonic, Novus NY, The New Haven Symphony, The American Symphony Orchestra, New York Chorale Society, The Brooklyn Philharmonic, Princeton Symphony, Albany Symphony, Little Orchestra Society of New York, Greenwich, Stamford, and Westchester Symphonies, Masterwork Chorale Orchestra, New Jersey Wind Symphony and the Goldman Band.

Drummer and percussionist for over 50 Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. 2019 Lyrics and Lyricists 92nd St. Y “Live and in Living Color”, Co-Artistic Director, Musical Supervisor/Director Rob Berman, Andy Einhorn Musical Supervisor. In 2018 the new musical by John Kander and Susan Stroman, “The Beast in the Jungle”, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman. 2017 Director John Doyle’s “Pacific Overtures” and John Kander’s “Kid Victory, also John Kander’s musical “The Landing”. Original drummer for the Broadway, Chicago, Boston and Madison Square Garden productions of ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas” Other credits: “Avenue Q,” "Newsies", "In The Heights," “Curtains,” “Wicked,” “42nd Street,” “Play Without Words,” “Ragtime,” “Les Miserables”, “Falsettos,” “Putting It Together,”(with Julie Andrews) and many others.

Since 1997 proud to be percussionist with his brother Garah Landes, pianist, as Synchronicity piano and percussion duo Founding member of The Pit Stop Players NYC based chamber ensemble comprised of New York City’s top freelancers

Gregory is passionate about music education and is the director of percussion studies at The Calhoun School in New York City and well as drum/percussion instructor for The Encore Music Program at Ridgewood High School NJ. Published compositions and arrangements for percussion with Bachovich Music Publications

Other Interests: American Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteer, FOCAS: NJ based animal welfare organization, Colon Cancer Alliance Advocate and Buddy Program volunteer, Caring Kind/National Alzheimers Association volunteer, Nichiren Buddhism

Gregory is endorsed by Paiste cymbals and is an Innovative Percussion artist.