Events

June 2024

June 22nd, 7:30pm
Vantage Point Concert Series
Residences at Vantage Point
-Vocalist Beatrice Gilbert joins Greg on piano for a performance at the Residences at Vantage Point in Columbia MD. The concert features music by Sondheim, Mancini, Lloyd Webber, Schubert, Mozart, and others.

August 2024

August 3rd
Ravita Jazz in Concert
Annapolis MD
Details TBA

August 11th, 10am
Sunday Worship
First Church of Christ, Scientist
-Greg provides piano music for Sunday worship at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Towson MD.

August 20th, 12pm
Ravita Jazz at the Ronald Reagan Building
Live! Concert Series on the Plaza
-Ravita Jazz performs at the Ronald Reagan building in Washington DC for this annual summer music festival. The group features Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

September 2024

September 14th
Ravita Jazz at Mr. Henry’s
Mr. Henry’s
-Ravita Jazz performs at this legendary jazz spot in Washington DC. Details TBA.

September 20th, 2pm
Gekker-Small Jazz Duo
Ingleside at King Farm
-Trumpeter Chris Gekker is joined by Greg on piano to present a concert of jazz and popular music at Ingleside at King Farm Retirement Community.

September 27th
Private Event
Embassy of Italy
-Tenor Troy Koger, Violinist Nataly Merezhuk, and bassist Shawn Simon join Greg for a performance at a private event at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC.

September 29th, 10am
Sunday Worship
First Church of Christ, Scientist
-Greg provides piano music for Sunday worship at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Towson MD.

April 2025

April 20th, 10:30am
Easter Sunday Service
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returns to Ashland to play trumpet for Easter Sunday in a service featuring organist Sheila Slade-Lee, the Ashland Praise Band, and the Ashland Chancel Choir.


Past Event Highlights

Sunday Worship Service – June 16th, 2024
First Church of Christ, Scientist
-Greg provided piano music along with soprano Elisabeth Babe Root for Sunday worship at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Towson MD.

Private Event – June 14th, 2024
JW Marriott
-Joe Brotherton (trumpet), Tim Powell (sax), and Shawn Simon (bass) joined Greg on piano to perform for a private event in Washington DC.

June 9th, 2024
Sunday Worship Service
First Church of Christ, Scientist
-Soprano Elisabeth Babe Root joined Greg on piano to provide music for Sunday worship at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Towson MD.

June 2nd, 2024
Sunday Worship Service
First Church of Christ, Scientist
-Soprano Michelle Ravitsky joined Greg on piano to provide music for Sunday worship at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Towson MD.

Sunday Worship Service – May 26th, 2024
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Maryland Presbyterian Church welcomed Greg to provide piano music for Sunday worship.

Tower Concert Series – May 19th, 2024
Babcock Presbyterian Church
-Greg joined saxophonist Terry Koger, bassist Phil Ravita, and drummer Russell Hayward to perform a set of jazz standards as part of Babcock’s Tower Concert Series. Highlights from the performance can be found here.

Sunday Worship Service – April 28th, 2024
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Maryland Presbyterian Church welcomed Greg along with vocalist Rhonda Robinson to provide music for the weekly worship service.

PGCC Annual Spring Dance Concert – April 27th, 2024
Prince George’s Community College
-Greg joined members of the PGCC music faculty (Reginald Cyntje [trombone], Phil Ravita [bass], Keith Umbach [drums]) and music department students to perform for the first performance of the the annual spring dance concert.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 27th, 1pm
Baltimore County Public Library – Reisterstown Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform a concert for children. The performance featured Cassandra Lucas (vocals, flute), Bob Jacobson (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums)

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 27th, 2024
Baltimore County Public Library – Loch Raven Branch
-Greg joins members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform a concert for children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Bob Jacobson (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums)

PGCC Annual Spring Dance Concert – April 26th, 2024
Prince George’s Community College
-Greg joined members of the PGCC music faculty (Reginald Cyntje [trombone], Phil Ravita [bass], Keith Umbach [drums]) and music department students to perform for the first performance of the the annual spring dance concert.

Ashland Presbyterian Sunday Service – April 21st, 2024
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland to provide piano music for the weekly worship service.

Video Game Music Live – April 20th, 2024
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Members of the PGCC jazz faculty perform a set of video game music for a building-wide event at the fine arts facility. The performance featured Reginald Cyntje (trombone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Keith Umbach (drums)

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 13th, 2024
Baltimore County Public Library – Rosedale Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform the second of two educational shows for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 13th, 2024
Baltimore County Public Library – Landsdowne Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform the first of two educational shows for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

April 12th, 2024
Private Event
Chevy Chase Club
-Joseph Brotherton (trumpet), Tim Powell (saxophone), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums) joined Greg on piano to perform for a private event in Chevy Chase MD.

April 7th, 2024
Sunday Worship Service
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Maryland Presbyterian Church to provide piano music for Sunday worship.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 6th, 2024
Baltimore County Public Library – Randallstown Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform the second of two educational shows for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 6th, 2024
Baltimore County Public Library – Sollers Point Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform the first of two educational educational shows for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Bob Jacobson (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Easter Sunday Service – March 31st, 2024
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland to play trumpet for Easter Sunday in a service featuring organist Sheila Slade-Lee, the Ashland Praise Band, and the Ashland Chancel Choir.

Baltimore Symphony Music Box Concerts – March 23rd, 2024
BSO Music Box Concerts
-Greg joined BSO members David Sheets (bass) and Edouard Beyens (drums), along with saxophonist Brent Birckhead and host Maria Broom to perform a pair of concerts for children at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore MD.

Sunday Worship Service – March 17th, 2024
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Maryland Presbyterian Church to provide piano music for Sunday worship.

Ravita Jazz in Concert – March 15th, 2024
Harford Community College – Joppa Hall
-Ravita Jazz made its debut at Harford Community College in a concert featuring music from their latest recording, Oriana. The lineup featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), Nucleo Vega (drums), and Mark Leppo (vibes, auxiliary percussion).

Baltimore Symphony Music Box Concerts – March 10th, 2024
BSO Music Box Concerts
-Greg joined BSO members David Sheets (bass) and Edouard Beyens (drums), along with saxophonist Brent Birckhead and host Maria Broom to perform a pair of concerts for children at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown MD.

Private Event – February 24th, 2024
St. Margaret Parish
-Saxophonist Steve Scheinberg and bassist Gary Kerner joined Greg on piano to perform for a private event at St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air MD.

Ravita Jazz presents “Songs of Love and Regret” – February 17th, 2024
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz returned to An die Musik in a concert featuring a Valentine’s weekend program. The lineup features Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Sunday Worship Service – January 14th
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland to play trumpet in a service along with organist Sheila Slade-Lee.

Private Event – January 12th
National Air and Space Museum – Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
-Greg provided solo piano music for a private event at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly VA.

Private Event – December 29th, 2023
Liriodendron Mansion
-Saxophonist Steve Scheinberg and bassist Gary Kerner joined Greg on piano to perform for a private event at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air MD.

Christmas Eve Service – December 24th, 2023
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Maryland Presbyterian Church to play trumpet along with trombonist Christian Hizon, hornist Kyle Pompei, and pianist-vocalist Cassidy McGinty for a Christmas Eve Service.

December 23rd, 2023 – Private Event
-Greg joined saxophonist Steve Scheinberg and guitarist Bill Kalkman to perform for a private event at a residence in Parkton MD.

Ravita Jazz presents “Sounds of the Season” – December 17th, 2023
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz returned to An die Musik in a concert featuring seasonal music of holiday favorites. The lineup featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Geller-Small Jazz Duo – December 16th, 2023
Syriana Cafe & Restaurant
-Vocalist Judith Geller joined Greg on piano for an evening of jazz duos at this popular gathering place in Historic Ellicott City.

Private Event – Washington DC JW Marriott – December 8th, 2023
JW Marriott
-Greg joined violinist Nataly Merezhuk, and saxophonist Tim Powell to perform a blend of jazz, classical, and European-Middle Eastern traditional music for a private event in Washington DC.

Holiday Jazzfest – Pip Moyer Recreation Center – December 9th, 2023
Pip Moyer Recreation Center
-Ravita Jazz presented a holiday concert in Annapolis featuring a program of seasonal favorites. The lineup included Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Joe Brotherton (trumpet), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nick Costa (drums).

Private Event – Italian Embassy – December 2nd, 2023
Embassy of Italy
-Vocalist Tacha Coleman Parr, bassist Blake Meister, and drummer Chuck Ferrell joined Greg on piano to provide music for a private event at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC.

Baltimore Clayworks Winterfest – November 17th, 2023
Baltimore Clayworks
-Greg performed with bassist Eric Worthy for the Baltimore Clayworks Winterfest event.

Private Event – Italian Embassy – November 7th, 2023
Italian Embassy
-Greg teamed up with tenor Marco Fiorante, violinist Nataly Merezhuk, saxophonist Tim Powell, and bassist Shawn Simon to provide a mixture of Italian and American music for private event at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC.

Ravita Jazz Presents Songs of Justice – October 29th, 2023
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz returned to An die Musik in a concert featuring music centered around themes of justice from over the centuries. The lineup featured Nakia Verner (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Mark Leppo (drums).

Private Event – Prince George’s Community College Jazz Faculty – October 16th, 2023
Prince George’s Community College – Culinary Arts Center
-Members of the PGCC jazz faculty perform a set of jazz standards for a private event at PGCC. The group features Reginald Cyntje (trombone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Keith Umbach (drums).

Ravita Jazz Presents Music from ‘Oriana’ – September 27th, 2023
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Ravita Jazz performed at PGCC in a concert featuring music from the group’s latest release, ‘Oriana.’ The lineup featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Mark Leppo (drums).

Wounded Warriors Commemorative Ceremony – September 22nd, 2023
Italian Embassy
-Greg teamed up with violinist Nataly Merezhuk and bassist Shawn Simon to provide a mixture of Italian and American music for a dinner honoring wounded warriors at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC.

Sunday Worship Service – September 17th, 2023
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Joining organist Sheila Slade-Lee, Greg returned to Ashland to provide trumpet music for the weekly Sunday service.

Small-Geller Jazz Duo – July 22nd, 2023
Syriana Cafe & Restaurant
-Vocalist Judith Geller joined Greg on piano for an evening of jazz duos at this popular gathering place in Historic Ellicott City.

Ravita Jazz at Harborplace – July 16th, 2023
Inner Harbor Ampitheater
-Ravita Jazz made their debut performance at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Ampitheater, performing music from their latest recording, Oriana. The group featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), Nucleo Vega (drums), and Mark Leppo (vibes, auxiliary percussion).

Sunday Worship Service – July 16th, 2023
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg provided piano music for the weekly service at Maryland Presbyterian Church.

Ravita Jazz – Music from ‘Oriana’ – June 24th, 2023
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz returned to An die Musik to perform music from their acclaimed recording, Oriana. The group featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Mark Leppo (drums).

Sunday Worship Service – June 18th, 2023
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg provided piano music for the weekly service at Maryland Presbyterian Church.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – June 17th, 2023
Baltimore County Public Library – Sollers Point Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform an educational show for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Memorial Service – May 27th, 2023
Robert E. Evans Funeral Home
-Vocalist Deirdre Jennings joined Greg on piano to provide music for a memorial service.

Video Game Music Live – April 22nd, 2023
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Members of the PGCC jazz faculty performed a set of video game music for a building-wide event at the fine arts facility. The group featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Reginald Cyntje (trombone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Keith Umbach (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 22nd, 2023
Baltimore County Public Library – Rosedale Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform an educational show for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 15th, 2023
Baltimore County Public Library – Hereford Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform an educational show for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Ashland Presbyterian Easter Sunday Service – April 9th, 2023
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland to play trumpet for Easter Sunday at Ashland Presbyterian Church in a service featuring organist Sheila Slade-Lee, the Ashland Praise Band, and the Ashland Chancel Choir.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 8th, 2023
Baltimore County Public Library – Woodlawn Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform an educational show for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 1st, 2023
Baltimore County Public Library – Pikesville Branch
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform an educational show for young children. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

College Music Society Mid-Atlantic Conference – March 25th, 2023
Prince George’s Community College
-Bassist Phil Ravita joined Greg Small (piano), and Keith Umbach (drums) to present “New American Songbook,” a lecture-recital exploring original compositions by members of the group.

Ravita Jazz Oriana CD Release Show – March 4th, 2023
An Die Musik
-Ravita jazz celebrated the release of their new CD Oriana in this historic Baltimore venue. The concert featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), Nucleo Vega (drums), and Mark Leppo (vibraphone/auxiliary percussion).

Prince George’s Community College Faculty Jazz Concert – February 22nd, 2023
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Greg joined members of the Prince George’s Community College jazz faculty (Phil Ravita [bass], Keith Umbach [drums]) to perform a program of jazz standards.

Ravita Jazz Oriana pre-release concert – February 18th, 2023
Takoma Station
-Ravita jazz celebrated the release of their new CD Oriana, playing to a packed house in this historic DC venue. The concert featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Mark Leppo (drums).

Ravita Jazz Valentine’s Concert – February 12th, 2023
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz returned to An die Musik to present an early Valentine’s Day concert in a performance featuring Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Mark Leppo (drums).

Private Event – January 22nd, 2023
-Greg accompanied vocalist Judith Geller to provide music for a private event at a residence in Baltimore.

Ravita Jazz presents “Legends of Jazz” – January 20th, 2023
Mount St. Mary’s University
-Greg joins Ravita Jazz to perform at Mount St. Mary’s University in a set featuring the music of Charlie Parker, Hank Mobley, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, and others. The concert featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), Nucleo Vega (drums), and Mark Leppo (auxiliary percussion).

Private Event – January 13th, 2023
The Wharf
-Greg provided solo piano music for a private event at The Wharf in Washington DC.

Private Event – January 6th, 2023
Liriodendron Mansion
-Saxophonist Steve Scheinberg and bassist Gary Kerner joined Greg on piano to perform for a private event at the Liriodendron Mansion.

Private Event – December 31st, 2022
Liriodendron Mansion
-Bassist Phil Ravita and Greg performed for a private event at the historic Liriodendron Mansion.

Christmas Eve Service – December 24th, 2022
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Maryland Presbyterian Church to play trumpet along with trombonist Christian Hizon, organist Mark Hurley, and vocalist Cassidy McGinty for a Christmas Eve Service.

Lessons and Carols Service – December 18th, 2022
Babcock Presbyterian Church
-Greg joined vocalist Steve Scheinberg, trumpeter Pete Lawson, and the congregation of Babcock Presbyterian Church to play piano for a service of lessons and carols.

Private Event – December 17th, 2022
-Greg performed for a private event with saxophonist/vocalist Steve Scheinberg and bassist Gary Kerner at a residence in Phoenix MD.

Ravita Jazz presents “A Jazzy Christmas” – December 11th, 2022
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz returned to An die Musik to present a concert featuring holiday music for the season. The performance features Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), and Phil Ravita (bass).

Private Event – November 26th, 2022
-Greg provided piano music for a private event at a residence outside of Washington DC.

Sunday Worship Service – October 30th, 2022
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to MPC to provide piano music for the weekly worship service.

Tabrizi’s Dinner Music – October 28th, 2022
Tabrizi’s
-Greg joined bassist Matthew George and drummer Lauren Slinny to perform at Tabrizi’s, located on Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor.

Ravita Jazz Presents “Legends of Jazz” – Free Fall Baltimore – October 16th, 2022
An Die Musik
-Ravita Jazz, featuring Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums) gave a performance for Free Fall Baltimore featuring music of jazz greats past and present.

Sunday Worship Service – October 9th, 2022
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland to provide piano music for the weekly service.

Ravita Jazz Presents Legends of Jazz – September 18th, 2022
Art in the Park
-Ravita Jazz performed a set of music at the Art in the Park jazz festival in Severna Park MD. Sponsored by Cafe Mezzanotte and Jazz Beyond Borders, the performance showcased a mix of contemporary and traditional jazz standards. The afternoon’s lineup featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Rebeca Enloe Studio Recital – September 17th, 2022
-Greg accompanied flautist Rebeca Enloe and her students in a studio recital.

Sunset Sessions Harborside – September 16th, 2022
Baltimore Inner Harbor
-Bassist Matthew George and drummer Lauren Slinny joined Greg on piano for an evening of busking on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Sunset Sessions Harborside – September 2nd, 2022
Baltimore Inner Harbor
-Vocalist Judith Geller, bassist Matthew George, and drummer Lauren Slinny joined Greg on piano for an evening of busking on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Sunday Worship Service – August 14th, 2022
Maryland Presbyterian Church
-Greg provided piano music for the weekly service at Maryland Presbyterian Church.

Oriana – Recording Sessions – August 12th-13th, 2022
Omega Studios
-Ravita Jazz spent two days in Omega Studios recording Oriana, an album of original music by members of the group. The project features Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Mark Leppo (vibraphone, auxiliary percussion), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – August 11th, 2022
Live! Concert Series on the Plaza
-Joining the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble, Greg performed a set featuring music from the group’s debut recording, Jagged Spaces. The concert featured Dave Wilson (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Peggy Paterson – Celebration of Life – August 6th, 2022
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg played trumpet with organist Sheila Slade-Lee in a memorial service celebrating the life of Peggy Paterson.

Sunset Sessions Harborside – August 5th, 2022
Baltimore Inner Harbor
-Guitarist Trey Kulp, bassist Matthew George, and drummer Lauren Slinny joined Greg (piano) for an evening performance at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Ampitheater.

Private Event – July 31st, 2022
Congressional Country Club
-Bassist Phil Ravita and drummer Nucleo Vega were joined by Greg on piano to perform for a private event at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda MD.

Sunday Worship Service – July 24th, 2022
Towson Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Towson Presbyterian Church to provide piano music for the 10am service.

Private Event – July 23rd, 2022
-Adam Wines (guitar) and Andrew Ferguson (drums) joined Greg (piano) to perform for a private event at a residence in Gambrills MD.

Jane Messimer Celebration of Life – July 22nd, 2022
Towson Presbyterian Church
-Greg provided piano music along with vocalist Lindsay Nuesca at Towson Presbyterian Church in a service celebrating the life of Jane Messimer.

Sunset Sessions Harborside – June 24th, 2022
Baltimore Inner Harbor
-Bassist Matthew George and drummer Lauren Slinny joined Greg (piano) for an evening of busking on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Sunset Sessions Harborside – June 17th, 2022
Baltimore Inner Harbor
-Bassist Matthew George and drummer Lauren Slinny joined Greg (piano) for an evening of busking on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Sunset Sessions Harborside – June 10th, 2022
Baltimore Inner Harbor
-Bassist Matthew George and drummer Lauren Slinny joined Greg (piano) for an evening of busking on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest – June 5th, 2022
Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest
-Greg performed a children’s concert with members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance at the Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest. The lineup featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

St. Margaret Parish Volunteer Recognition Banquet – June 3rd, 2022
St. Margaret Parish
-Greg was the pianist in a trio with saxophonist Steve Scheinberg and bassist Gary Kerner for an event at St. Margaret Parish in Bel Air MD.

Private Event – May 6th, 2022
Equitable Building NYC
-The Small-Ravita-Vega Trio performed for a private event at the Bankers Club, the rooftop lounge of New York’s historic Equitable Building. The trio featured Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 30th, 2022
Baltimore County Public Library
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform a children’s concert for the Baltimore County Public Library (Owings Mills). The concert featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Eric Heavner (trumpet), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 23rd, 2022
Baltimore County Public Library
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform a children’s concert for the Baltimore County Public Library (Towson). The concert featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Easter Sunday Service – April 17th, 2022
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to play trumpet at Ashland, celebrating Easter with organist Sheila Slade-Lee and the Ashland Chancel Choir.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – April 16th, 2022
Baltimore County Public Library
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to perform a children’s concert for the Baltimore County Public Library (Woodlawn). The concert featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Bob Jacobson (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Faculty Jazz Recital – March 30th, 2022
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Members of the Prince George’s Community College jazz faculty performed a concert of jazz standards. The group featured Reginald Cyntje (trombone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Keith Umbach (drums).

Private Event – March 25th, 2022
-Greg performed solo piano music for a private engagement at a residence in Parkton MD.

Private Event – March 6th, 2022
Baltimore Museum of Industry
-Greg performed solo piano music for a private engagement at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – February 23rd, 2022
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Greg performed with the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble for a concert featuring music from Jagged Spaces, the group’s debut recording. The performance featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – February 20th, 2022
College of Southern Maryland – Prince Frederick Campus – Building B Multipurpose Room
-Returning as part of the Ward Virts Concert Series, Greg joined the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble for a performance featuring music from Jagged Spaces, the group’s debut recording. The concert featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Ravita Jazz – February 13th, 2022
An Die Musik
-Greg returned to this historic Baltimore venue, joining Ravita Jazz in a Valentine’s concert featuring songs for the holiday. The performance featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), Nucleo Vega (drums/auxiliary percussion), and Mark Leppo (drums/auxiliary percussion).

Ravita Jazz – December 19th, 2021
An Die Musik
-Returning to An die Musik, Greg joined Ravita Jazz in a concert of holiday music for the season. The performance features Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Christmas Music Recording Session – December 11th, 2021
Babcock Presbyterian Church
-Greg accompanied Soprano Jean Blair in a recording session featuring Christmas Music for Zoom broadcast in future services.

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – November 20th, 2021
Takoma Station
-Greg returned with the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble in a Washington DC concert, performing a program of jazz standards and music from Jagged Spaces, the group’s debut recording. The performance featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – November 19th, 2021
Mount St. Mary’s University
-Traveling to scenic western Maryland, Greg joined the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble in a performance featuring music from Jagged Spaces, the group’s debut recording, as well as jazz standards. The concert featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Prince George’s Community College Faculty Jazz Concert – October 20th, 2021
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Joining members of the Prince George’s Community College Faculty, Greg performed a program of jazz standards. The performance featured Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Keith Umbach (drums).

Phil Ravita Jazz Group Presents Songs of Love and Peace – October 3rd, 2021
An Die Musik
-Greg joined the Phil Ravita Jazz group to perform as part of Free Fall Baltimore, a citywide month-long celebration of the arts. The concert featured Deirdre Jennings (vocals), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), Nucleo Vega (drums/auxiliary percussion), and Mark Leppo (drums/auxiliary percussion).

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – September 30th, 2021
Baltimore Jazz Alliance
-As part of its “Jazz for Kids” program, Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance in a concert at North Bend Elementary/Middle School. The performance included Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Benny Russell (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Greg Herron (drums).

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – September 2nd, 2021
Live! Concert Series on the Plaza
-Joining the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble, Greg performed a set featuring music from the group’s debut recording, Jagged Spaces. The concert featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Gekker & Small Jazz Duo – September 1st, 2021
Riverdale Park Arts Summer Patio Concert Series
-Greg and trumpeter Chris Gekker were slated to perform an outdoor concert of jazz and popular music that was canceled due to inclement weather.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – May 22nd, 2021
Baltimore County Public Library
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to give a live stream concert for kids. The performance featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Bob Jacobson (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble Live Stream Concert – May 2nd, 2021
An Die Musik
-Greg joined the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble for a live stream concert featuring music from Jagged Spaces, the group’s acclaimed debut recording of all original music. The performance featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Prince George’s Community College Jazz Faculty Live Stream Concert – April 15th, 2021
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Performing as a guest pianist, Greg joined members of the Prince George’s Community College jazz faculty for an afternoon of jazz standards. The program featured Reginald Cyntje (trombone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Keith Umbach (drums).

Easter Sunday Service – April 4th, 2021
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-For the 20th consecutive Easter Sunday at Ashland, Greg joined organist Sheila Slade-Lee, the Ashland Chancel Choir and contemporary music team in a collaborative effort blending the traditional and the new. Because of Coronavirus concerns, this service was prerecorded and broadcast remotely.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Presents “Jazz for Kids” – February 5th, 2021
Baltimore County Public Library
-Greg joined members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance to give a virtual concert for kids in celebration of Black History Month. The program featured Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Greg Thompkins (saxophone), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Russell Hayward (drums).

Private Event – January 31st, 2021
Ritz-Carlton, Tyson’s Corner
Canceled due to Coronavirus concerns
-Greg performs solo piano music for cocktail hour at a private event in northern Virginia.

Jagged Spaces CD Release Concert – January 15th, 2021
An Die Musik
-Greg joined the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble, returning to An Die Musik for a live stream concert celebrating the release of Jagged Spaces, their critically acclaimed debut recording featuring original music of members of the group. The evening’s concert featured Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Jazz at Trinacria – November 14th, 2020
Trinacria of Mount Vernon
-Joining guitarist James Byrne and bassist Matthew George, Greg performed in Baltimore’s historic Mt. Vernon district.

Private Event – October 24th, 2020
Sulgrave Club, Washington DC
-Greg provided solo piano music for a private event at the historic Sulgrave Club on Dupont Circle.

Live Stream Concert – Third Stream Jazz in the Live Stream – October 4th, 2020
An Die Musik
-Greg joined the Phil Ravita Jazz Group (Benny Russell, clarinet; Greg Small, piano; Phil Ravita, bass; Nucleo Vega, drums) to perform a set featuring the music of third stream jazz composers Claude Bolling, Morton Gould, and Django Reinhardt.

Live Stream Concert – Jazz for Kids Concert Combo – September 12th, 2020
Baltimore County Public Library
-Greg played alongside Rhonda Robinson (vocals, flute), Bob Jacobson (sax), Russell Hayward (drums), and Phil Ravita (bass) in a live stream concert for young children.

Private Event – August 6th, 2020
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Joining members of the PGCC faculty (Reginald Cyntje, trombone; Phil Ravita, bass; Keith Umbach, drums) as a guest pianist, Greg performed a set of jazz standards at a private event.

Live Stream Concert – The Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble – August 2nd, 2020
An Die Musik
-Greg joined the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble (Benny Russell, sax; Skip Grasso, guitar; Greg Small, piano; Phil Ravita, bass; Nucleo Vega, drums) to perform a set featuring original music by members of the band. The concert was streamed live, and archive copies are available for purchase through the venue website.

Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest – The Ravita-Grasso Jazz Ensemble – June 7th, 2020
Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest – Pennington Street Stage
Postponed due to Coronavirus concerns
-Greg joins the Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble (Benny Russell, sax; Skip Grasso, guitar; Greg Small, piano; Phil Ravita, bass; Nucleo Vega, drums) to perform a set featuring original music by members of the group.

Recording Session – April 26th, 2020
Spencerville Church
Postponed due to Coronavirus concerns
-Trumpeter Chris Gekker joins Greg to collaborate on filming a series of YouTube videos featuring music by Duke Ellington, Dave Matthews, Kevin McKee, and Greg Small arranged for trumpet and piano.

Prince George’s Community College Jazz Faculty Recital – April 15th, 2020
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
Postponed due to Coronavirus concerns
-Greg performs as guest pianist, joining bassist Phil Ravita and drummer Keith Umbach to perform in a jazz faculty recital at PGCC, featuring standards from the Great American Songbook.

Easter Sunday Service – April 12th, 2020
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Returning to play trumpet for the 19th consecutive Easter Sunday at Ashland, Greg joined organist Sheila Slade-Lee, the Ashland Chancel Choir and contemporary music team in a collaborative effort blending the traditional and the new. Because of Coronavirus concerns, this service was prerecorded and broadcast remotely.

Private Event – January 15th, 2020
Jesuits Colombiere (Roland Park)
-Greg returned to the Colombiere Jesuit Community of Roland Park to perform for a gathering of retired Jesuit Priests, presenting a program of jazz and traditional music for piano and trumpet.

Christmas Eve Services – December 24th, 2019
Saint Joseph Parish
-Joining organist Dr. Lynn Trapp, harpist Jasmine Hogan, and the Saint Joseph Schola, Greg returned to play trumpet at Saint Joseph for a spirited celebration of the Christmas Holiday.

Sunday Worship Services (Ongoing)
Babcock Presbyterian Church
-Starting on December 22nd, 2019 and lasting until the COVID-19 shutdowns the following year, Greg joined the Babcock Presbyterian Choir, congregation, and others, serving as interim pianist in a weekly blended worship service featuring both traditional and new music.

Private Event – December 21st, 2019
Phoenix MD
-Saxophonist/Vocalist Steve Scheinberg and bassist Tom Hensler joined Greg on piano for a performance of seasonal favorites of saxophone/piano/bass trios at a holiday party.

Advent Brass Ensemble – December 15th, 2019
Govans Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Govans to play trumpet with brass quartet (featuring trumpeter Kevin Paul and trombonists Carmen Russo and Wes Ballenger), handbells, and organist Deborah Woods at Govans for a service celebrating the Third Sunday in Advent.

Private Event – December 14th, 2019
BWI Hilton
-Greg performed with the Phil Ravita Jazz Group (Caesar Ulsano, trumpet; Greg Small, piano; Skip Grasso, guitar; Phil Ravita, bass; Nucleo Vega, drums) in a performance of 1920’s traditional jazz at a private event at the BWI Hilton.

Phil Ravita Prince George’s Community College Faculty Recital – November 21st, 2019
Prince George’s Community College – Center for Performing Arts
-Greg joined the Phil Ravita Jazz Group (Deirdre Jennings, vocals; Robert Muncy, sax; Greg Small, piano; Phil Ravita, bass; Nucleo Vega, drums), playing highlights from the Great American Songbook in PGCC’s brand-new fine arts building.

The Phil Ravita Jazz Group presents “Unforgettable: A Tribute to Nat “King” Cole” – October 13th, 2019
An Die Musik
-Greg joined the Phil Ravita Jazz Group (Deirdre Jennings, vocals; Greg Small, piano; Phil Ravita, bass; Nucleo Vega, drums) in a tribute concert to the legendary Nat “King” Cole.

Private Event – September 28th, 2019
Severna Park MD
-Greg provided solo piano music for a wedding reception hosted at a private residence on the scenic Severn River.

Recording Sessions – The Ravita-Grasso Band – September 7th-8th, 2019
Wright Way Studios
-Greg joined the Ravita-Grasso Band to record a debut of original music, set to be released in 2020.  The lineup for this project featured Benny Russell (sax), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Private Event – August 14th, 2019
Jesuits Colombiere (Roland Park)
-Greg returned to the Colombiere Jesuit Community of Roland Park to perform for a gathering of retired Jesuit Priests, presenting a program of jazz and traditional music for piano and trumpet.

Sunday Worship Service – August 4th, 2019
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland, performing in a service featuring the works of Bach, Paradies, and others.

Weekly Sunday Worship Service – June and July, 2019
Babcock Presbyterian Church
-Greg served as the Interim Pianist at Babcock, accompanying choir, congregation, and others in a weekly blended service featuring contemporary and traditional worship music.

Jazz One presents “Happening Now” – July 12th, 2019
An Die Musik
-Jazz One returned to An Die Musik in a concert featuring original music of the evening’s performers, presenting works by Benny Russell (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Sunday Worship Service – June 23rd, 2019
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to Ashland to provide piano music in a service featuring the works of Handel, Bourgeois, Lennon, and others.

Jazz One presents “Happening Now” – May 12th, 2019
College of Southern Maryland
Prince Frederick Campus

Building B – Multipurpose Room #104
-Appearing as part of the Ward Virts Concert Series, Jazz One presented the music of the afternoon’s performers, in a program featuring works by Benny Green (saxophone), Skip Grasso (guitar), Greg Small (piano), Phil Ravita (bass), and Nucleo Vega (drums).

Prince George’s Community College Jazz Faculty Concert – April 24th, 2019
Prince George’s Community College
-Greg performed as a guest pianist with the PGCC Jazz Faculty, presenting a concert of jazz standards from the 1930’s to the present, rounding out a trio including Phil Ravita (bass) and Keith Umbach (drums).

Easter Sunday Service – April 21st, 2019
Ashland Presbyterian Church
-Greg returned to play trumpet at Ashland for an 18th Easter Sunday along with organist Sheila Slade-Lee and the Ashland Chancel Choir.

Baltimore Jazz Consortium – March 29th, 2019
Edenwald Retirement Community
-Featuring Greg Thompkins (saxophone), Shawn Simon (bass), and Chuck Ferrell (drums), Greg played piano with the BJC in a well-received performance at Edenwald’s concert series.  Highlights from the concert can be found here.