His approach to jazz is through his bright and intelligent compositions, as well as his careful analyses of the standards literature.
Tim Green is a free lance jazz pianist living in Chicago, IL. He began his professional career in 1993. He moved to Champaign, IL in 1994 and became one of the busiest jazz pianists in East Central Illinois, performing with over 40 groups in several cities across the Midwest and on both West and East Coasts. Tim's first CD for OA2 is entitled "Catching Yourself Gracefully" (OA2 22002).
1 Coyote Samba 7:42
2 Bolivia 5:58
3 Catching Yourself Gracefully 6:44
4 Love For Sale 8:11
5 TV Dinner 6:14
6 Don't You Know I Care? 7:17
7 Green Eggs & Funk 6:58
8 Wrong Again 6:48
9 Back At The Chicken Shack 6:24
TIM GREEN - piano
JIM COX - bass
PHIL GRATTEAU - drums
Produced by TIM GREEN and JIM MASSOTH
Recorded July 22-23, 2002 at STEVE YATES RECORDING, Morton Grove, IL
Engineered, mixed & mastered by JIM MASSOTH
Art by JOY MILLER
Photography by BILL KLEWITZ
Layout & design by JOHN BISHOP/OriginArts
All About Jazz (C. Michael Bailey)
Pianist Tim Green new recording, Jeannie's Song, was recently featured in my Nights at the Turntable article, Origin Arts: The Tsunami from Seattle. Mr. Green is one of a growing number of young jazz musicians who are shaping jazz for the 21st century. His approach to jazz is through his bright and intelligent compositions, as well as his careful a ...
All Music Guide (Adam Greenburg)
A nice excursion in piano jazz. The songs essentially alternate between new compositions by Green and old standards from various ends of the jazz realm. On the standards end he shows off Cole Porter's "Love for Sale," a Duke Ellington number, and "Back at the Chicken Shack," all with a reasonable amount of technical prowess, and a bit of soul in th ...
Berman Music Review (Butch Berman)
Before I can say anything nice about pianist Tim Green, I must tell you first about my encounters with his bass player, Jim Cox. Without first meeting Jim, no Tim. I first met Mr. Cox when involved with bringing jazz mandolinist Don Stiernberg to Lincoln for Jazz in June a couple of years ago. Jim was his bassist. Move ahead to now. While w ...