The KW Big Band is a 17-piece big band that I co-lead with my good friend and amazing guitarist Michael Kramer.
We'll be returning to Blues Alley in Georgetown on February 26, 2020!
It's going to be an amazing night!
This new album features Tim's creative arrangements of the music of the great jazz pianist Bud Powell.
Tim Whalen - piano
Paul Pieper - guitar
Elijah Jamal Balbed - saxophones
Eliot Seppa - bass
Shareef Taher - drums (all tracks except 5 & 9)
Carroll "CV" Dashiell III - drums (tracks 5 & 9
The first release from the Tim Whalen Nonet is a stripped-down live jazz recording. No overdubs, and no flown-in solos. This is real, in the moment improvised music.
Recorded live at Restaurant Magnus in Madison, WI over a 4-night period.
Tim Whalen: piano / composer
Al Falaschi: alto saxophone
Paul Daugherty: tenor saxophone
Anders Svanoe: baritone saxophone
Dave Cooper: trumpet
Jon Schipper: trumpet
Joel Adams: trombone
Nick Moran: bass
Jamie Ryan: drums
Recorded November 6, 2008 at the Art Institute of Chicago.