The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast; Episode #27: Greg Spence

Episode #27 — Greg Spence

The Other Side of the Bell 27 Greg Spence
Welcome to the show notes for Episode #27 of The Other Side of the Bell – A Trumpet Podcast. This episode features Greg Spence, commercial trumpet player in Melbourne, Australia and creator of Mystery to Mastery, a modern approach to trumpet playing.

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About Greg Spence

Yamaha Artist Greg Spence (photo courtesy of
Yamaha Artist Greg Spence (photo courtesy of

Professional commercial and studio freelance trumpeter Greg Spence, is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) a faculty of The University of Melbourne and is one of the most in-demand commercial session trumpet players in the Australia.

Soon after graduation, Greg toured Australia with American comic legend Jerry Lewis and played with the great Shirley Bassey at the Melbourne Concert Hall. He has since performed with numerous international stars doing television shows such as the annual TV Week Logie Awards, the Carols by Candlelight, IMT, Hey Hey It’s Saturday, John Foreman’s Big Night In, It Takes Two and 11 series of the smash hit Dancing with the Stars.

Greg Spence's Mystery to Mastery
Greg Spence’s Mystery to Mastery

In 2007 Greg performed with Herbie Hancock at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) with the Queensland Symphony. In 2008 he toured with James Morrison and Deni Hines and in 2009 Greg travelled to New York to play at Carnegie Hall as part of G’Day USA Australia Week in New York with the Adelaide Symphony.

Mystery to Mastery is Greg Spence’s modern approach to trumpet – a culmination of over 25 years of research and experience. Mystery to Mastery utilizes many different teaching techniques and resources to make trumpet fun and easy for all levels.  Greg travels the world giving lessons and clinics on his approach. Many of his concepts and videos are available online free at

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