Singer, Songwriter, Soldier
Genre: Alt-Country Folk - Roots
Originally from southern Alberta, Tim is an accomplished singer - songwriter who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.
From the genocide in Rwanda to Afghanistan ’s war , Tim had the privilege and real - lif e challenges over several years living and working in different cultures, international conflict zones and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer. As a performer, he entertained audiences in many corners of the world. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures.
Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre ; and more than that, a unique and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.
In his years abroad, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances internationally for deployed military and civilian personne l performing his own original songs and an eclectic mix of genres to suit the occasion . In Canada, he performs most often as a solo/ duo, and a s a trio or full band whenever suitable.
Tim's solid guitar rhythms and ear - catching songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His early demo of "Devil on Your Back" about r evenge on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Tim also has an academic background in environmental sciences and international studies , and skills in training horses. Hi s added exper ience as a public speaker, and as a master of ceremonies for special events, all contribute to a positive audience experience.
Tim released a full length album 'Tears Along The Road' in October 2015 recorded with celebrated producer - engineer Miles Wilkinson, which was selected by Music Canada in the Top 25 Favourite Albums (all genres) of 2015!
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