He is perhaps the most powerful tenor saxophonist of his generation.
A native of York, PA, Tim Warfield, Jr. serves as artist-in-residence at Messiah College and as Assistant Professor & Coordinator of the Jazz Masters of Music Graduate Program at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He is also a member of the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia under the direction of Terell Stafford.
Warfield began studying saxophone at age 9 and placed third at the Thelonius Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in 1991. He has appeared on television and stage, including "The Today Show" and Ted Turner's Trumpet Awards, and with such notables as Donald Byrd, Michelle Rosewoman, Marcus Miller, Marlon Jordan, James Williams, Christian McBride, Winard Harper, Dizzy Gillespie, Johnny Coles, Leslie Burrs, Isaac Hayes, Peter Nero, Shirley Scott, Jimmy Smith and Kenny Barron. Warfield, Jr. has played on several Grammy-nominated recordings.
Tim's latest recording Jazzland released on the Criss Cross Jazz label in 2018, features trumpeter Terell Stafford, organist Pat Bianchi, drummer Byron Landham and percussionist Daniel Sadownick.
For more information about Tim Warfield, please visit: https://www.timwarfieldmusic.com.