Oral History Information
Job TitleDistrict Sales Manager
Company NameGW Distribution
Newell Hardy had a life changing experience playing in the Youth Symphony on viola while in middle school. That opportunity led to his love of guitar and later his passion for the pedal steel. Newell worked in music retail and worked his way up to store manager for Progressive Music in Utah. As a rep he worked with many of the top piano and keyboard lines such as Roland, Yamaha, Pearl River, and Samick.