Tim Warfield - Saxophonist, band leader & educator|
Tim is originally from York, PA. He has played the alto saxophone since the age
of nine. He began playing the tenor saxophone in High School, where he played in
a number of musical ensembles, from which he received a number of awards
for his solo performances. After high school, he attended Howard University in
Washington, D.C. for a period of time before becoming a band leader. He has
performed with CBS/Sony recording artist Marlon Jordan's Quintet, Jazz Futures
(a world touring group), on the Today Show, Bill Cosby’s You Bet Your Life (as a
member of the house band), and at Ted Turner's 1998 Trumpet Awards. He has
shared the stage with "such names as Donald Byrd, Michelle Rosewoman, Marcus
Miller, Marlon Jordan, James Williams, Christian McBride, The Harper Brothers,
Dizzy Gillespie, Isaac Hayes, Shirley Scott, Jimmy Smith, Nicholas Payton,
Charles Fambrough, Eric Reed, Carl Allen, Terell Stafford, Stefon Harris, Orrin
Evans, The Newport Millennium All Stars, "Papa" John Defrancesco, Joey
Defrancesco, Claudio Raggazzi, Danilo Perez, and others." Tim has
released several albums since his debut CD, "Cool Blue," in 1995.
His last three releases are "Tim Warfield's Jazzy Christmas," (2012), "Eye of
the Beholder," (2013) and "Inspire Me" (2013). He has served "as a board
member for the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz as well as an
artist-in-residence at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa." n 2012, Tim released
"Tim Warfield's Jazzy Christmas".
"Eye of the Beholder", (2013) and
"Inspire Me" (2013). In 2015, Tim released
"Spherical - Dedicated To Thelonious Sphere Monk".
Links: Messiah College,
DC Bebop page.