I actually sing and play every thing on here.
|Guitar ability:||Expert||Vocal ability:||Lead singer
|Bass Guitar ability:||Expert||Like to join a band:||Yes
Tim is the Guitarist
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Tim's first Pro gig was with the multi award winning Country Rock outfit the Stu Page Band.
Stu was suitably impressed with his abilities as a picker and in May 1988 he asked Tim to join
his Band as Pedal Steel Guitarist and Banjo player. This was kick off to a professional
performing and recording career that would take him to just about every part of the UK and on
tours to Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, France, Sweden, Denmark and even Israel!
During this time he was to play with some of the UK’s foremost
Country Music acts UK country circuit. Tim also performed with several US performers
such as Kinky Friedman, Joe Ely, Dan Seals, Linda Cassidy,
The Glaser Brothers (Marty Robbins Backing singers) & Billy Joe Spears.
Tim Has also worked with the UK Bluegrass & Folk legends Roger Knowles and the late Nick Strutt.
It was whilst performing in Dublin on Tenor Banjo that Tim met the
secretary to the governor of Kentucky, Diana Stevie. After a some
conversation she was so impressed With his knowledge of the
Bluegrass State and it’s music that she recommended him for
a “good ambassador” award and Tim and about a month later
received his credentials as an Honorary Kentucky Colonel!
The Award is endorsed by the then Governor Of Kentucky
Paul E Patton and the John G Brown, secretary of State for
In 2005 Tim played pedal steel guitar on British Country Music Album of the Year 2005, Gerry Ford’s
“One More Time”. Unbeknown to Tim the organisers of the
Irish Steel Guitar Festival had gotten wind of his skills as a pedal
Steel guitar player and much to his suprise they invited him to perform
on their 2005 event At The Europa Hotel, Drogheda, Ireland.
His performance on Pedal Steel and Dobro went down a Storm indeed
he was asked to perform again on the 2006 festival. He is now
regarded as one of the top Steelie’s in the North of England and is
in regular demand as a live and session player at Venues and studios
throughout the UK. He was up until recently holding down the
guitarist/steelie gig with former all Ireland fiddle champion, Davy Duffy
around the UK and at their weekly residency at the Regent Palace Hotel,
Piccadilly Circus, London. He is also front man for the Superb
Brit Rock outfit the Snapp and performs with his brother Jez as
the Howard Brothers who supported Hayseed Dixie recently.