“The Right Time” is here and now…These are the words that drive award winning smooth jazz artist Rob Tardik. A 2010 Guitarist of the Year nominee for the Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, his newest album, The Right Time, is a personal statement and glimpse into his life’s current musical direction, further showing the world his passion for life, music and the guitar.
If you enjoy instrumental music then expect Rob’s smooth guitar work to soothe your soul and provide the soundtrack to your lifestyle. Rob is destined to capture plenty of attention with his fantastic new musical offering, further growing his status as a rising artist in the current adult contemporary and smooth jazz music scene. With diverse musical influences such as Larry Carlton, Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucia, George Benson, Lee Ritenour, Carlos Jobim, Sting to Eddie Van Halen, The Right Time is an amalgamation of these inspirations which have helped shape his musical voice on the guitar and are moving him forward as an artist.
The Right Time includes a lively balanced mixture of 12 tasty instrumental tracks featuring Rob and a stellar cast of musicians he has assembled for this CD. They bring back that feel and interaction of a real band working their musical magic together as one cohesive sonic unit! The CD features nine new tracks and three off his previous CD, which have been re-massaged thoroughly to capture the excitement of Rob’s music with the melodic addition of saxophone player Carson Freeman and the lush piano work of Davor Jordanovski. Songs like, “That’s a Strut”, “Smoothy” and “You Know What I Mean” all pulsate with this new musical chemistry taking Rob’s music to another level.
New tracks like “Crusin”, “Frame of Mind”, “Bounce” and the CD’s title track, “The Right Time” further reinforce Rob’s ever tasteful melodic ear, always highlighted by his trademark liquid smooth guitar work! Finally the CD’s last track, “Waiting for Rain”, a beautiful serene song about personal growth, captures Rob’s passion for the nylon string guitar with its intimate finger style guitar playing.
An industry veteran, and highly respected guitarist, Rob has also recently co-partnered to launch MDR Music Productions, a new company that will help support his latest release by specializing in licensing new music for TV, film and radio opportunities. The company has already assembled a fantastic roster of new artists with an ever growing music production library and a dynamic new music publishing company.
With the new release of The Right Time, Canadian born Rob Tardik is poised to make a musically infectious return to concerts and radio worldwide, further establishing himself as a wonderful new growing artist in the adult contemporary music scene and continues to support his passion for the guitar and performing live music for audiences everywhere.
Rob’s latest CD is available on-line at www.robtardik.com.