Tim Green's music and playing are a supurb example of lyricism, delicacy and restraint.
Tim Green is a composer and free lance jazz pianist living in Chicago, IL. Within a few months of moving to the Windy City from Champaign, IL in 2000, he was called to perform in the Von Freeman Quartet. He has worked primarily as a sideman in many notable groups in and around Chicago, including the Marlene Rosenberg Trio, Kevin Kizer Trio, Jim Cox Trio, Green Mill Quartet, Chicago Jazz Orchestra (formerly known as Chicago Jazz Members), and several others. He is also highly regarded by a number of singers who appreciate his listening and sensitivity at the piano.
Tim has performed in cities across America, including New York City, Seattle, Boston, Washington, D.C., St. Louis and Anchorage, Alaska. He has been onstage or recorded alongside several artists of national and international acclaim. Among them are Cecil Bridgewater, Ron Bridgewater, Jim Cox, Von Freeman, Phil Gratteau, Winard Harper, Jeff Johnson, Mike Lee, Jeff Newell, Ed Petersen, Bill Pierce, Marlene Rosenberg, Ryan Shultz, Ira Sullivan, Tom Varner.
Though known mostly as a jazz pianist, Tim has played at Viva Chicago with both Latin Jazz and Salsa bands, and has recorded across genres which include modern pop and Latin as well as Jazz.
His debut CD, "Catching Yourself Gracefully" (OA2 22002), features five of his most recent compositions from an ever-growing book of originals. Also featured on the CD is one of Chicago's leading bass-drum combinations, Jim Cox (bass) and Phil Gratteau (drums). The two have been performing together for more than 30 years and have backed such names as Marian McPartland, Rosemary Clooney, Judy Roberts and countless others.
For more information about Tim Green, please visit: http://www.timgreenjazz.com.