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Tim Lyddon

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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: September 1, 1959    

”Lyddon combines hands with heart and mind. The sensibility here is one of enormous breadth, encompassing the unearthly beauty of Romantic and Impressionistic Imaginations, the classic American song form, and the harmonic innovations of the post-bop era. “ Larry Nai (ejazznews)

“Tim plays with extraordinary drive, impressive chops, good definition and a spirit which spreads nicely.” Cadence Jazz Records

At the age of 9, Tim began studying the piano and listening to jazz. He learned to play the blues . Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and Bud Powell were early influences which helped to cultivate a natural swing feel. At 16, Tim was a teachers' aide in a local jazz improv class and performed in award winning combos and big bands. A few years later he began studies with pianist Terry Trotter and the “west coast jazz guru”, Charlie Shoemake and won “the most dedicated student award.”...
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    Essence
    2004
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    2002

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