Tim Warfield

Tim Warfield



Timothy Reginald Warfield, Jr. (born July 2, 1965, York, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Warfield picked up alto saxophone when he was nine years old, and switched to tenor when he was a teenager. After a short period at Howard University he became a jazz musician full-time. He worked with Marlon Jordan, the Tough Young Tenors, and Jazz Futures in the early 1990s, and played with Shirley Scott in the house band for Bill Cosby's show You Bet Your Life.[1] Later in the 1990s he worked with Jimmy Smith and Christian McBride; other associations include work with Donald Byrd, Michele Rosewoman, Dizzy Gillespie, Isaac hayes, Charles Fambrough, Orrin Evans, Joey Defrancesco, and Danilo Perez. His releases as a leader include Jazz Is... (Criss Cross Jazz, 1997), which included Clarence Penn, Cyrus Chestnut, Nicholas Payton, Stefon Harris, and Tarus Mateen as sidemen.



Tim Warfield's Jazzy Christmas
Tim Warfield's Jazzy Christmas is an album by musical artist Tim Warfield, released on November 30, 2012.
Eye of the Beholder
Eye of the Beholder is an album by musical artist Tim Warfield, released on March 3, 2013.
Spherical is an album by musical artist Tim Warfield, released on February 19, 2015.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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Jazz greats Diana Krall, Terell Stafford grace the Bay
  –  August 8, 2017
The quintet, rounded out by saxophonist Tim Warfield, pianist Bruce Barth and drummer Billy Williams, smoked on “Hocus Focus,” “Speedball,” “Favor” and “Sidewinder,” and played a sublime, seductive “Candy.”
The long wait is over
  –  August 5, 2017
If you listened to his CD without seeing the label, you might think it’s saxophonist Tim Warfield’s outfit. “I try to be generous,” Burton said. “Sidemen are subject to certain rules and regulations. I like to allow a good amount of freedom.”
Litchfield Jazz Festival celebrates returning musicians, newcomers Aug. 5-6
  –  August 2, 2017
S. festival debut) with Russell Malone and Paul Keller; Christian McBride with Joey Calderazzo, Tim Warfield, and Carl Allen; and J.J. Johnson with Renee Rosnes and Rufus Reid. Not too shabby for a first time festival. Not bad for a 25th anniversary festival!
Art Notes: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Aug. 4 and beyond
  –  August 1, 2017
Performances are at 5 and 8 p.m. The series starts Aug. 5, with the Terell Stafford Quintet, with trumpeter Stafford now leading his own group, which includes saxophonist Tim Warfield and pianist Bruce Barth. And on Aug. 12, internationally known vocalist ...
Tim Warfield Quartet
  –  July 21, 2017
Bring a date, pack a picnic, have a cocktail and enjoy a jazz vibe this summer with the hotest music entertainment in YOUR Smale Riverfront Park on the banks of the Ohio River. Admission is FREE on The Schmidlapp Event Lawn in John G. & Phyllis W.