Gregg Juke

Gregg Juke


Producer/Arranger, Songwriter, Musician, Recording Artist, Vocalist/Voice-Over Talent, Bandleader, Sideman, Educator/Clinician, Music Journalist, and Music Business Entrepreneur


Short Form Biography (Long Form available on request):

Gregg Juke is a producer, songwriter, musician, vocalist and educator residing in Buffalo, N.Y. Gregg is also a music-business entrepreneur (CEO, The Nocturnal Productions Music Group; Co-Proprietor, Creative Media Solutions) and a published music journalist.

As a musician/vocalist/voice-over artist, Gregg is frequently featured with local and regional recording acts both live and in the studio. In addition, Gregg has played in the pit bands for productions of "Hair," "Godspell," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Guys & Dolls," "They're Playing Our Song," "Copacabana," and "Sugar Babies," and performed on the pre-recorded soundtrack to the original production of "Little Hadassah."

Currently, Gregg is frontman/multi-instrumentalist for the high-energy all-star Blues and Roots music group Gregg Juke & The Mighty No-Stars. He has also recently played live and studio percussion with Smooth Jazz artist Jack Prybylski, and gigged regularly for nearly a decade with Top-40 act Special Edition, as a drummer/vocalist.

Gregg is available as a clinician and private instructor for drums and percussion; he also hosts and facilitates drum circles and group learning experiences through the WNY chapter of Psalm Drummers.

As a music journalist, Gregg Juke has been published in several books and magazines, and at a number of music-oriented websites.

Gregg has a background in radio as a producer and Jazz radio host, and spent nine years in the 199th U.S. Army Band, NYARNG ("The Governor's Own"). Gregg's educational achievements include an AS degree in Music Performance (Empire State College), a BS in Music History (Regents College), and NYS teacher certification in the areas of Music and Social Studies. He is currently completing an MA degree in Music & World Culture (Ethnomusicology).

Contact Gregg Juke via Nocturnal Productions, (716) 696-6758;


* Former Member-- American Federation of Musicians


* Psalm Drummers USA

* Vic Firth PDT/Teaching-Artist Program

Publications/Limited Bibliography:

* Books-- MusicHound Jazz Guide, Music In The 20th Century, All Music Guide to Jazz—4th Edition

* Magazines & Periodicals-- WNY Musician, Grindstone Magazine, Blues Beat Magazine

* Websites-- All Music Guide,,, CDnow, Rootsworld, Perfect Sound Forever

* Reprints-- Artist Direct, MSN Entertainment, Kilbrannan and Monatomic artist websites

* Liner-Notes-- “You’ll Never Work In This Town Again! Vol. I: No Hit Wonders” (80 AD Records)


Limited Discography (a partial list of recordings featuring Gregg Juke)...

Recent Projects:

* Mark Lenkei: Pay To Play (Drums, Percussion, Vocals)

* Special Edition (Production/Arrangements, Drums, Percussion, Vocals)

* Gregg Juke & The Mighty No-Stars: Blues Power! (Production, Vocals, Harmonica)

* Pre-Production (Drums and Harmonica) on projects by Kevin McCarthy and Alyn Syms

* Advertising Jingles for Cupolo's Sports, Adventure Landing, Bob Weaver, Blasdell Pizza, and more... (Production, Creation, Drums, Vocals, Harmonica, Keyboards and Programming)

As Executive Producer/Producer:

* "You'll Never Work In This Town Again, Vol. I: No Hit Wonders" (Concept/Production/Mastering/Liner-Notes; various artists; 80 AD Records)

As Producer/Recording Artist:

* Gregg Juke & The Mighty No-Stars: "Blues Power" (Blue Buffalo Records) -- (Production, Arrangements, Songwriting, Vocals, Harmonica, Drums, Percussion, Keyboards)

* "Drum & Percussion Master Class with Gregg Juke" (Perkushunwerks Records) -- (Production, Concept, Drums and Percussion)

* Giant Steps Jazz, "Giant Steps" (Production/Arrangement/Drums)

As Producer:

* Bruce Rounds, "Show You Care" (Production/Arrangement/Co-Writing/Instrumental Performances; BR Music)

* Wild In Blue (Production/Arrangements/Songwriting)

* Jeff Sanders Band (Production/Arrangements/Drums/Vocals)

* Various Advertising Jingles for Citadel Communications and other top media outlets (Co-Producer/Co-Writer/Vocal & Instrumental Performances)

As Co-Producer/Production Consultant:

* Artists By Choice, "A Season For Change" (Drums/Vocals)

* CIA, "CIA (Christians In Action)" (Percussion)

* Artists By Choice, "Love Will Rearrange It" (Electronic Percussion/Re-Mix Consultant)

As Sideman/Studio Musician/Special Guest:

* Jack Prybylski, "Soho Strut" (Percussion; featured with members of RPM and Spyro Gyra)

* Leah Zicari, "Hard Road" (Percussion; featured with bassist Tony Levin; Rhapsody Records)

* Kilbrannan, "Bedlam Boys" (Harmonica; McWhorter Records)

* Rich Blend, "No Mix Up" (Drums; RBE)

* Bogumil, "Bogumil" (Drums; ACS Records)

* The Dooleys, "God Bless America" (Percussion)

* The Dooleys, "Second To Nun" (Drums)

* The Dooleys, "Retro-Acoustic Gems" (Production/Arrangement/Drums)

* Glenn Colton, "Younger Days" (Percussion)

* Glenn Colton, "Six New Ones" (Vocals)

* Paul Weisenbuger, "A Joyful Noise" (Drums)

* Warren Piece (Drums)

* The Lightclub Band (Percussion)

* Tim McLean (Drum Programming)

* John DiRienzo (Drum Programming/Percussion)

* Glenn Bernardis (Vocals/Drums/Electronic Drums/Percussion/Drum Programming)

* Theme Song for "Chattin' on Chadwick Bay" (Electronic Drums)

* Theme Song for National Southern Baptist Convention, '88 (Drums)

As Voice-Over Talent:

* Betty Tyler and Glenn Bernardis, "An Odyssey of Reflections" (Mark Records)

* Enviro-Cop

* Various Radio Projects and Advertising Jingles

Television Appearances:

* By The People (WIVB)

* OffBeat Cinema (Nationally Syndicated)

* Spot Coffee commercial (Ch. 7)

* Adelphia "Crossroads" w/Gregg Juke & The Mighty No-Stars

* Adelphia "Crossroads" w/JPG (The Jack Prybylski Group)

* Rich Blend at the Festival of Lights

* James Horner Gospel Special

* "Take It To The Top" and "Taylor Made" commercials

* "Comedy Shorts"

Radio Guest Appearances:

* 97 Rock/WGRF "The Music Papers"

* 97 Rock/WGRF "Power-Line"

* WGR 55 AM "The Gateway Hour"

As Producer/Director (documentary film):

* "!Cuba Libre!" (P-Smoov/Nocturnal Productions)

Set List

Set List/Presentation is venue, studio, or project dependent.