Tim Wilson

Biography

Tim is an Australian-based saxophonist, woodwind instrumentalist and composer/improvisor, who has performed, toured, and recorded with a broad range of artists and ensembles including Ray Charles, Olivia Newton John, Hugh Jackman, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Wyecliffe Gordon, Wane Bergeron, Michael Buble, Australian Showband, Bobby Shew, James Morrison, Rex Richardson, Scott Tinkler, Mike Nock, Bennetts Lane Big Band, and Joe Chindamo.

Tim has performed throughout Australia with various jazz ensembles, including festival appearances at the Melbourne International Festival of Jazz and the Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Electric Jazz Festival, Bacardi Festival and the Ultimate Drummers’ Weekend. He has also performed in China, the Phillipines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, Singapore, Mauritius, Germany and Canada.

In 2004, Tim was selected as a semi-finalist in the White Foundation World Saxophone Competition, which was held in London as part of the BBC Jazz Festival.

Tim has releasted 5 CDs to date as a leader/co-leader. The ‘Tim Wilson Trio’ released its debut CD in 1999, and the group was awarded a Contemporary Music Touring Grant to tour Australia in 2001. The group’s 2nd CD ‘Sorry, Pardon, What?’ was released through New market music in 2004.

Tim’s jazz/fusion/world music project ‘Logic?’ released its debut CD in 2001, and the group has since released ‘The Waiting Game’ (2004) and ‘Native Strut’ (2008), and supported international acts such as The Yellow jackets and the Dave Weckl Band.

Tim is also featured as a sideman on many other jazz cds including Jamie Oehler’s ‘Blowfish’, Nina Ferro’s ‘Recollections’, Paul Williamson Sextet and the ‘Glenn Cannon Band’.

See also: www.timwilsononline.com