Italo-Brit, Tim T-B grew up in London and now lives in Bologna. Initially excelling as a classical soloist, he then focused on improvisation in jazz and a wide range of genres.
Most important releases are with projects: One Hot Afternoon, Underflow (Leo Records), Ance Migratorie, Comanda Barabba (Bassesferec), Jacarè (Alfa Music), Classica Orchestra Afrobeat (Sidecar).
Tim has played in many internationally acclaimed festivals, theatres and venues in Italy and abroad (Bologna International Jazz, Crossroads, Metastasio Jazz, Orsara Jazz, Angelica, Bologna Estate (pzza.St.Stefano), Santarcangelo, Ceglie Open Jazz, Kanjiza Improv, and tours in Brazil, US, UK, France, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Serbia, Belgium, Kosovo, Hungary…), receiving critical recognition from national and international press as well as 1st prize in prestigious competitions such as Iceberg Angelica and “Movin’ Up”.
He has attended inspiring master-classes such as Dave Liebman’s in the USA and has had the fortune of collaborating with many excellent musicians: Achille Succi, Antonio Borghini, Alvin Curran, Billy Bang, Beppe Scardino, Cristina Zavalloni, Eugenio Colombo, Eugene Chadbourne, Enrico Sartori, Fabrizio Puglisi, Francesco Cusa, Gabriele Mirabassi, Giancarlo Bianchetti, Guglielmo Pagnozzi, Henry Grimes, Marcello Magliocchi, Mirko Sabatini, Pasquale Mirra, Paul Flaherty, Piero Bittolo Bon, Riccardo Pittau, Stefano De Bonis, Silvia Donati, Sergio Krakowski, Taylor Ho Bynum, Thollem Mc. Donas, Trio Madeira, Tristan Honsinger, Vincenzo Vasi and others.