Tim Whitehead

TimWhiteheadTim’s recent work includes “Colour Beginnings”, music inspired by the Colour Beginnings work of the painter JMW Turner, written while he was (musician) artist in residence at Tate Britain in 2009. The music earned him a shortlisting for The British Composer Of The Year Awards in 2010 and Best Jazz Album 2011.

“Whitehead has a highly personal, always gorgeous sound on tenor and an infinite vocabulary – in a country of fine saxophonists he is one of the finest.” Peter Bacon, Jazz CD of the Week, Birmingham Post *****

“Whitehead’s music always stands on its own feet.” John Fordham -The Guardian