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)
Castaways by date
Macy Blackman
19 Jun
George Cole
21 Aug
Alex Condé
06 Mar
Phillip Greenlief
13 Feb
Tammy Hall
27 Feb
Alan Hall
22 May
Christian Howes
27 Mar
Kymberly Jackson
03 Apr
Julie Kelly
20 Feb
Maya Kronfeld and Valerie Troutt
29 May
Jennifer Lee
17 Apr
Steven Lugerner
24 Jul
Steve McQuarry
05 Jun
Dave Newhouse
14 Aug
Zack Rogow
24 Apr
Holli Ross
17 Jul
Edward Simon
31 Jul
Steve Turré
07 Aug
Patrick Wolff
16 Jan