Greg Searvance is a drummer, bandleader, and composer who has worked with diverse artists such as Gloria Lynn, African drummer Baba Olatunju, Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi, former Ellington bassist Aaron Bell, and guitar virtuoso Charlie Byrd. He has worked with and recorded with the Spirit of Life Ensemble. His arrangements and compositions can be heard on this groups CD's (Planet Jazz/That Healin' Feelin'). A native of Jersey City, New Jersey he has performed throughout the U.S and Europe. His current CD entitled "Para Mi Madre", features his compositions and arrangements.