Greg Looper

“To me, mixing monitors is just like air traffic control. I thrive on the stress.” – Greg Looper

Parnelli award-winning monitor engineer Greg Looper knows firsthand the role fate can play in a career. For the last several years he has been with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, first as a systems tech for FOH engineer Robert Scovill, but eventually stepping-in at monitors, where he has proven to be an invaluable asset.  

A chance encounter with an old friend at the age of twenty-one led to a career with a staggering list of artists including the Allman Brothers Band, Prince, Soundgarden, the Cult, Aerosmith, John Fogarty, the Scorpions, Shannondoah, and the Deftones.  

Greg and I met-up in Forrest Hills, NY at a recent Tom Petty gig and traced the many miles of his journey, and the many mentors that have left their mark on him.

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 Greg and I outside of his bus.

Greg and I outside of his bus.