About Liston Gregory
Liston Gregory 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 earned his B.A. Degree in Jazz studies and piano pedagogy studying at the University of North Florida 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 Jr. 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, Ben Tucker Pavilion in Savanah, GA, and Dorset Playhouse in Dorset Vermont. At the beginning of 2018 Liston performed at the Jazz Education Network (JEN) in Dallas,Texas. Liston is now on the rise producing and performing with different artist globally. He is also a brother of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He is deeply devoted to his family, friends, and colleagues. He is also committed to his church, Westcoast Church in Sarasota, Florida, where he serves as Worship Pastor.