From “The Gregg Young Project” to now

Revered as one of the hottest jazz bands in LA, multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band continue to bring musical, cross-generational excellence to the community and the world. Led by award-winning guitarist and vocalist Gregg Young, The 2nd Street Band is currently the house band at the iconic California Landmark, The Dome Arclight Entertainment Center in Hollywood. The Dome’s Summer Concert series runs every Friday and Saturday from May through the end of September.

Young is also the owner and founder of Shore Records. He is a voting member of The Recording Academy (Grammys) as well as a songwriter/composer/publisher member of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

The band, originally named The Gregg Young Project, has won Best Blues and Best Funk/Groove for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, as well Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year LA Music Awards.
Additionally, the band has been nominated Best Jazz, Best Pop, Best Latin, and most recently Best Americana/Folk/Acoustic for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. In 2016, Gregg Young and the band released their album, Portraits, which is Grammy considered in three different categories as well as Best Contemporary Instrumental.

The band has been considered numerous times in various categories for a Grammy. In 2017, Gregg’s positive, patriotic song “Together (A)” was considered in the Best American Roots Song Category for a Grammy.  Watch the Youtube video here. | Click here to read the article.

Gregg has just released his first solo guitar project, Alcatraz, a suite of 7 songs performed on acoustic steel string guitars, inspired by the island. It is not available on all the e-Stores! This album was written on Alcatraz in conjunction with the National Park Service, National Park Rangers, and Alcatraz Cruises.