The always in-demand TIM WOLFE, JR. keeps a busy schedule as a performer, recording artist, and educator. A mainstay on the jazz scene in the South-Eastern and Central Pennsylvania area, he is equally comfortable on double bass and electric bass and has played in a variety of settings and styles all along the Eastern seaboard and internationally. Tim has performed with Steve Rudolph, Tim Warfield, John Swana, Andrew D’Angelo, Denis DiBlasio, George Rabbai, Bill Goodwin, Jimmy Bruno, Ron Thomas, Eric Byrd, The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, The Electric Farm, Berks Opera Company Orchestra, Lehigh Valley Saengerfest, Hershey Theatre Apollo, and many others. After graduating from Lebanon Valley College, Tim moved to Philadelphia to attend The University of the Arts, earning his Master’s degree in Jazz Studies. In addition to keeping a busy performing schedule, he is an Adjunct Professor of Music at Lebanon Valley College, where he teaches upright bass, electric bass, jazz studies, and directs the Small Jazz Ensemble and the New Music Ensemble. Working with students of all ages, Tim also teaches workshops, clinics, and master classes at high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well as keeping a private teaching studio. Many of his private students have won performance awards and been accepted to major music programs at well known colleges and universities. As a bassist, bandleader, and composer he self-produced and independently released his debut CD, Topics of Conversation, in 2014. A new duo album with his brother, guitarist Matt Wolfe, is currently in the works, due for release late 2017 or early 2018.
“Bassist Tim Wolfe also delivers some memorable solo work, and reminds us why the upright bass will never be replaced completely by electric bass guitars.” – BroadwayWorld.com
“He has evolved into a fine bassist with a very lyrical approach…” – Steve Rudolph