Tim Weiner

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Degree(s):

MM, Modern American Music, Longy School of Music. BM, Film Scoring and Bass Performance, Berklee College of Music

Instruments:

Bass


“Bassist Weiner boasts chops that are every bit as fluid, inventive and accomplished as Jaco’s.” – Douglas S. (Metronome)


Bassist/composer/producer Tim Paul Weiner has spent the last two decades performing, writing and recording music from Los Angeles to Boston. His music has been distributed in Japan, Sweden, Germany, Italy, and the UK, as well as having been performed throughout the US.

His first album as leader, “Groove for Peace” with his group, the Evoke Ensemble, was released in the Fall of 2012 and is described as being an eclectic, bass driven, musical hybrid, steeped in groove and improvisation, inspired by jazz, influenced by film, with flavors running the full musical spectrum from world music, to classical and beyond.

Bass Frontiers magazine calls it “a much-needed and very cool release!”

He has been an active freelance performer and session bassist throughout the New England area since moving to Boston in 2000. He has a degree in Film Scoring and Bass Performance from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and a Masters in Modern American Music from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, in Cambridge, MA.

In addition being a bass guitarist, he is also a versatile composer, songwriter and bass teacher. His film compositions have been featured at the Woods Hole Independent Film Festival and The New York Independent Film Festival.

He performs throughout the New England area in many eclectic ensembles as an electric and double bassist with styles ranging from North African funk, and world music, to jazz, and  also performs and records with many songwriters in the area. Some groups he performs with are Maghrebian funk band Atlas Soul, the Boston Jazz Trio, The Gathering, Sam Chase, Clutch Grabwell, The Evoke Trio, and the Matt Chase Group.

He has served as the house bassist for the Lifeteen Band at St. Mary’s of the Sacred Heart in Hanover, MA since 2005.

Most recently he studied jazz bass with John Lockwood and classical bass with Pascale Delache-Feldman.