Born: December 13, 1983 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Tim Gill is 25 year old award-winning, Los Angeles based trumpeter, vocalist, and composer. His unique style of writing and playing have been featured with such artists as Wayne Bergeron, Nicholas Payton, Branford Marsalis, Bobby Shew, Gilbert Castellanos, and Clark Terry; on the Ellen Degeneres Show (NBC), and at Universal Studios, Hollywood and the Disneyland resort- to name a few! In addition to fronting his own numerous and versatile groups, his studio work has been featured on such album releases as Birthday Suit and End of the Hits by San Diego's acclaimed pop band, Bill, and Just Swingin' Around by the Swingcats Big Band.
The Tim Gill All-Stars are a high-energy 10-piece big band fronted by the vocals, arrangements, and trumpet playing of its leader. Mixing vintage, rump-shaking groove with exuberant youthful energy, this one-of-a-kind band brings a new dimension to large-ensemble jazz that is exciting listeners and dancers all over Southern California.
Their EP The Tim Gill All-Stars- Appetizer was released in early February of 2009 and precedes an upcoming full-length album release, which will feature the All-Stars signature lineup of talent.
In addition to leading his All-Star Big Band and Quartet at venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Tim maintains an active teaching schedule as a private instructor and clinician/ajudicator for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Assosciation (SCSBOA). When he's not playing, writing, or teaching, he's spending time with his three beautiful children- Amelie, Aiden, and Angel.