Gregory Luffey joined the music faculty at University of Texas at El Paso in 2009 after a twenty year career performing in US Air Force Bands. In 1989 he won a position in the USAF Band program where he performed and recorded extensively in the US and Europe. While overseas, he performed for many Heads of State including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. In addition to performing for dignitaries, he has performed for sold out audiences in the finest concert halls in Europe including Royal Albert Hall in London and The Gewandhaus in Leipzig. Mr Luffey currently teaches saxophone, jazz and commercial music classes at UTEP.