Astral Glider, Take 47 | Tim Koss

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About the artist

"New grooves in a fifties' mood."

Tim Koss is a composer, bassist, singer, and recording artist who has performed since the early 70’s with a variety of jazz, rock and classical groups in the Pacific Northwest. He performs and composes in the classic jazz styles of the 50’s and 60’s.

For over 40 years, Koss has performed from concert halls to coffee houses, with some the best musicians in the Seattle areas. He has also played bass with Brian Auger, Ray Charles, Ernestine Anderson, Harry Allen, Brad Shepik, The Ventures, The Fleetwoods, and Tony Monte.

Koss composes for small group jazz performance. In 1998 he released his first CD, Home Run, a collection of original tunes representing a variety of standard jazz styles. Featured guest artists include British jazz/rock keyboardist Brian Auger and LA studio drummer Ralph Penland. Home Run received airplay on television, radio, and in films.

Koss’ second CD released in 2001, Daddyo's Double Play, has 15 more tunes in styles of Latin-jazz, ballads, and 50's bop.

Koss' music has been be heard on the soundtracks of Judd Nelson's 2001 film "Sex and Bullets" and Eric Robert's 2004 film "Killer Weekend." His music has also been heard during episodes of MTV's "Rob and Big," ABC's "Desperate Housewives," and Bravo's "Kathy Griffin - My Life on the D-List."

Koss is currently writing and recording new material for a 3rd CD. Dig it.