Gregory Ince was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and comes from a family of talented percussionists. His first mentor and teacher was his older brother Walter. Greg's thirst and talent for music soon led him to study with some of the New York's finest percussionist and drummers. Teachers such as "Papa" Ladji Camara, Walter Perkins, the late Joeseph Commodre, and many others have all had a hand in Greg's musical development. Greg has performed with many great artists and ensembles, such as Arthur Mitchell, Alvin Ailey, Marie Brooks Caribbean Ballet, and the New York ensemble of the Batoto Yetu Children's African Dance Co. He is also one of the founding members of the International African American Ballet.