New Command

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Greg Wollan's musical resume is as long as your arm; as songwriter, vocalist, producer and player (guitar, keyboards and bass), Greg has delved into a wide variety of musical styles, resulting in a vast body of work.

Greg began playing in club bands in the upper Midwest right out of high school covering such artists as Kansas, Supertramp, Steely Dan, etc., laying a foundation for the kind of music he would someday be writing and producing.

After doing the club thing for years, Greg made the move to Nashville, but not before the Lord really moved in his life, delivering him from substance abuse and despondency. Soon Greg secured a spot playing with Christian artist Steve Taylor from 1994 through 1997 on the tours following his “Squint” release, and appeared on Steve's “Liver” CD. During this time he also played with power-pop artist Doug Powell, as well as releasing his own first CD, “Luminosity."

Arriving back in Minneapolis in the late 90’s, Greg accepted a position of Associate Worship Pastor at Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul. A string of Christian music CDs followed: "The Word to the World," "Glorybound" and "Architect of Beauty," all of which had a classic rock vibe with some progressive flavorings. The next disc, "The Good King's Highway," led Greg into yet more progressive waters.

After releasing his well-received 2006 progressive-rock album "Deep Calls 2 Deep," Greg felt it was time to explore the acoustic side of his artistry, and concentrate on writing/recording music accordingly for his next album, tentatively titled "Damascus Journey." As this project progressed, Greg approached Bruce and Bob about joining him in a musical trio setting to support live performance of this new material, and that's how New Command was born.

Greg’s influences in the acoustic realm include Phil Keaggy, Bruce Cockburn, Richard Thompson, Ian Anderson and Steve Hackett, as well his progressive influences such as Peter Gabriel, Todd Rundgren, Genesis, Yes, Flowerkings and more.As Associate Worship Pastor, Greg leads multiple worship teams at Woodland Hills Church, one of them with Bob and Bruce.