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
Steve Adams
30 May
Cheryl Bentyne
17 Oct
Will Bernard
11 Apr
Barbara Borden
21 Mar
Jim Butler
13 Jun
Ian Carey
21 Feb
Judy Chaikin
17 Jan
Mike Clark
10 Oct
Freddy Cole
21 Nov
Beth Custer
01 Aug
Harry Duncan
03 Oct
Kai Eckhardt
03 Jan
Lisa Engelken
26 Sep
Don Friedman
07 Nov
Roger Glenn
05 Dec
Kimberly Gordon
28 Mar
Marty Grosz
29 Aug
Alex Hahn
08 Aug
Bill Holman
28 Feb
Tommy Igoe
07 Mar
Namita Kapoor
22 Aug
27 Jun
Lisa Mezzacappa
24 Oct
25 Jul
Glenn Richman
15 Aug
Alfredo Rodriguez
25 Apr
Dan Sabanovich
02 May
Grant Stewart
12 Dec
Judy Wexler
04 Apr