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Bobby Timmons: Jazz's Most Underrated Pianist

Moanin' - Bobby TimmonsThe Patrick Kerssen Trio
00:00 / 06:41

A detailed exploration of the life of Bobby Timmons, this lively presentation includes spirituals, Timmons compositions, and music by other jazz greats like Art Blakey, Cannonball and Nat Adderley, and Bud Powell.


One of the most important soul jazz and hard bop pianists, Timmons's contribution to the jazz genre in the fifties and sixties cannot be overstated.

This program features Patrick and his trio with:

  •  Recorded examples of Timmons

  • Analyses of recorded music

  • Transcriptions

  • Active audience participation

  •  A Powerpoint visual presentation

Illuminating and fascinating, everyone will leave this program thoroughly entertained and knowing more than they did walking in!

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