Gregory Tardy

Gregory Tardy is an American jazz saxophonist, who has released albums for the record labels SteepleChase Records, J Curve Records, and Impulse! Records.[1] As of May 2015 he is teaching at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He has played with Elvin Jones, Avishai Cohen, Aaron Goldberg, Brad Mehldau, and Joshua Redman, among others.

Gregory Tardy
Gregory Tardy playing at the Jerusalem Jazz Festival in 2017
Gregory Tardy playing at the Jerusalem Jazz Festival in 2017
Background information
Born (1966-02-03) February 3, 1966 (age 54)
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, Songwriter, Composer
InstrumentsTenor Saxophone, Clarinet


Name of CD[2] Release Date[2] Record Company
Crazy Love 1992 DuBat
Serendipity 1998 Impulse!
The Hidden Light 2000 J-Curve
Abundance 2001 Palmetto
The Truth 2005 SteepleChase
Steps Of Faith 2006 SteepleChase
He Knows My Name 2007 SteepleChase
The Strongest Love 2010 SteepleChase
Monuments 2011 SteepleChase
Standards & More 2013 SteepleChase
Hope 2014 SteepleChase
With Songs Of Joy 2015 SteepleChase
Chasing After The Wind 2016 SteepleChase

With Tom Harrell

  • The Art Of Rhythm (RCA Bluebird, 1998)

With Andrew Hill

With Dave Douglas

With Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project

With Chris Potter

With Marcus Printup

  • Peace In The Abstract (SteepleChase, 2006)
  • Homage (SteepleChase, 2010)

With Craig Brann

  • Advent(ure) (SteepleChase, 2012)


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