Desert Island Jazz
Tim Solook (2006)

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Born and raised in New Jersey, Tim studied music in Philadelphia and New York City, receiving his BM degree from the Manhattan School of Music.

While studying at MSM, Tim took private instruction from jazz drumming great Joe Morello and vibist David Friedman.
Upon graduating, Tim studied vibes with Caribbean Jazz Project's Dave Samuels.

Collectively these associations have molded a solid musical foundation for Tim's style.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Bobby Timmons Soul Time Soul Time (OJC)
# 2 Johnny Griffin Big Soul Band Meditation (OJC)
# 3 Frédéric Chopin Nocturnes Artur Rubinstein Op. 9, No. 1 in B-flat Minor (RCA)
# 4 The Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Changes (LP) Unisphere (Columbia)
# 5 Philly Joe Jones Drums Around the World Tribal Message (OJC)
# 6 Simone Simone O Amanhã (Sony Discos)
# 7 Steps Smokin' in the Pit Tea Bag (NYC)
# 8 Ximo Tebar Goes Blue Goes Blue (Sunnyside)
Book The Dalai Lama, "The Art of Happiness"
Luxury Item A TV with YES cable channel "so I can watch the Yankees"
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 Various Soul of Jazz Percussion (LP) N/A (Riverside)
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Melissa Aldana
11 Mar
Ron E. Beck
29 Apr
Pascal Bokar
07 Oct
Shanna Carlson
18 Mar
Sara Caswell
25 Mar
Carlos D'l Puerto
22 Jul
Kellye Gray
15 Jul
David Hart
04 Nov
Bruce Jenkins
09 Dec
Ellen Johnson
17 Jun
Steffen Kuehn
02 Dec
Paul McCandless
08 Jul
Allison Miller
15 Apr
Melissa Morgan
29 Jul
Linda Oh
05 Aug
Dafnis Prieto
24 Jun
Jim Pugh
30 Sep
Fred Randolph
05 Feb
Harvie S
03 Jun
Jake Shapiro
10 Jun
Marcus Shelby
15 Jan
Bria Skonberg
04 Mar
Mark Soskin
20 May
Leslie Stoval
19 Aug
John Stowell
08 Apr
Toots Thielemans
02 Sep
Roseanna Vitro
26 Feb
Paul VornHagen
14 Oct
Don Was
12 Aug
Danielle Wertz
27 May
Howard Wiley
28 Oct