Tim Wolfe, Jr.

Instrument: Bass | Location: Philadelphia

Tim Wolfe has evolved into a fine bassist with a very lyrical approach.
—Steve Rudolph

Updated: August 20, 2018

Born: January 6, 1985

TIM WOLFE, JR. keeps a busy schedule as a performer, recording artist, and educator based out of Philadelphia. Equally comfortable on double bass and electric bass, Tim has played in a variety of settings and styles all along the Eastern seaboard and internationally. Tim has performed with Tim Warfield, Odean Pope, John Swana, Bill Goodwin, Jimmy Bruno, Andrew D’Angelo, Denis DiBlasio, George Rabbai, Ron Thomas, Steve Rudolph, The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, The Electric Farm, Berks Opera Company Orchestra, and many others. He holds a Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from The University of the Arts and a Bachelor’s degree in music from Lebanon Valley College. In addition to keeping a busy performing schedule, he is an Adjunct Professor of Music at Lebanon Valley College, where he teaches upright bass, electric bass, jazz studies, and directs the student jazz combo and the New Music Ensemble. Working with students of all ages, Tim teaches workshops, clinics, and master classes at high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well as keeping a busy private teaching studio. Many of his private students have won performance awards and been accepted to major music programs at well known colleges and universities. As a bandleader and composer he self-produced and independently released his debut CD, Topics of Conversation, in 2014. A new album with his brother, guitarist Matt Wolfe, titled DUETS, VOL

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About TOPICS OF CONVERSATION: “From the first track to the last, the listener is taken upon a compelling journey.” – Kill All Music

“Bassist Tim Wolfe also delivers some memorable solo work, and reminds us why the upright bass will never be replaced completely by electric bass guitars.” – BroadwayWorld.com

Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Philadelphia

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

Tim Wolfe, Jr. earned his master’s degree in jazz studies from The University of the Arts. As adjunct professor of music at Lebanon Valley College, he teaches double bass, bass guitar, jazz improvisation, and directs small-group jazz combos. Working with students of all ages, Tim also teaches workshops, clinics, and master classes at high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well as keeping a private teaching studio out of his Bucks County home. Lessons are available on upright bass, electric bass, improvisation, and music theory at all ability levels and all ages, from absolute beginners to high school students preparing for college auditions to adults

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