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Tim Lin Quartet

  • Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery Street San Francisco, CA, 94131 United States (map)

Tim Lin is a Taiwanese American jazz talent whose progressive sound comes from his deep appreciation of the bebop jazz tradition. Drawn to jazz by John Coltrane's music, he was mentored by saxophonist and educator Dann Zinn and world-renowned jazz recording artist Bob Sheppard.

He has performed as a sideman with jazz luminaries such as Kenny Burrell, Tootie Heath, Russell Ferrante, Carl Allen, Mike Clark, The GRAMMY Award winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra, among many others. 

Tim is an active jazz artist, educator, composer and is preparing to release his debut album. He recently released a new jazz improvisation book with fellow co-writer Alex Murzyn entitled "Melodic Shapes for the Modern Improvisor".

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