Water Colors – Greg Artry

August 23, 2017 - 12:00 am - 6:30 pm

Navy Pier | 600 E. Grand Avenue | Free

6:30 – 8:00 PM | City Stage in the Polk Bros. Park Performance Lawns

 

A new series featuring emerging talent, Water Colors provides a free opportunity to hear what new voices in jazz have to say.

 

Instrumentation:

Greg Artry, Drums

Greg Ward, Sax

Dennis Carroll, Bass

 

 

About Gregory Allen Artry Jr.

Gregory Allen Artry Jr., born in Pamona, California, was exposed to the drums at an early age by his father, a session drummer.   At age 10, Artry and his family moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where he was accepted into the fledgling Performing Arts Magnet Program. This initiative allowed him to study a variety of instruments formally, including cello and voice. Atry has worked with Melvin Rhyne, Pharez Whitted, Bobby Broom, Slide Hampton, Bobby Watson, Charles McPhearson, Claudio Roditi, Donald Harrison Jr., Syl Johnson, Steve Turre, Victor Goines, Willie Pickens, Sonny Fortune, and many others in cities throughout the United States.


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