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Greg Tardy at The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse

Courtesy of Derrick Redhead | Posted on December 12, 2022


The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse
301 Main Street
North Little Rock, AR
(501) 372-0205


Mon, April 10, 2023
7:30 pm

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Greg Tardy
Ted Ludwig
Joe Vick


“Music is an expression of the soul and I always try to speak through my horn,” says Gregory Tardy. “I once heard an older musician say ‘it is better to be felt than to be heard’. I never forgot that. That is my approach to playing any style of music.”

Born into a musical family, Gregory Tardy began his musical career studying classical clarinet. In high school, Gregory excelled in music, winning many awards and scholarships offers. While studying with renowned clarinetists Russell Dagon and Jack Snavely, Tardy began preparing for a symphony career. Over time, he began to be asked to play saxophone, to fill in missing gaps in various ensembles. Although he never practiced the saxophone seriously, Tardy began getting calls to play local funk gigs in the Milwaukee area. At the prodding of his older brother, Tardy finally listened to the duo recording of John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk playing “Monk’s Mood”, and then immediately determined to be a jazz musician....

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