Tim Gill is a dynamic, award-winning vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and tongue-in-cheek comedian who combines timeless love songs, wry knee-slapping humor, and inventive original material; he wraps them in high-octane, hard-swinging arrangements to create a dynamic show that puts an exciting 21st century twist on the iconic Vegas crooner image.
Hot on Tim’s heels is his own entourage of talented performers, The Tim Gill All-Stars, whose gravity-defying musical abilities and slapstick antics never fail. The rich, luxuriant voice of chanteuse Adryon De Leon, the juicy low tones of time-traveling baritone Saxophonist/Chief Scientist Phil Moore, the rolling thunder from Jimmy Ford’s drums, the space-age atomic zaps from the brass brothers of Walter Simonsen and Brian Mantz, the magic fingers tickling Adam Bravo’s piano keys; the only thing more entertaining than hearing them play is watching them cut up on-stage.
The All-Stars’ performances are a culmination and extension of their influences: echoes of the great virtuosity of Sinatra and Torme; the youthful, rockstar exuberance of Michael Buble and Jamie Cullum; the soul and grit of Ray Charles and Duke Ellington. Tim's repertoire smoothly sidesteps from Jazz and roots Swing to Rhythm & Blues and Soul; from fresh, innovative takes on classic American Pop song to engaging original material; all laced with a healthy dose of wit, banter, and slapstick antics.
Their roots lie in the big, bold and brassy golden era of the Vegas nightclubs, where entertainers presented high-flying shows full of songs new and old combined with razor sharp wit. Tim pushes the formula to new heights, dishing out deliciously naughty double-entendres and pulling dry punches on originals. It is music that is all-out fun; at times nostalgic and romantic, and at others ebullient and zany, but always presented with virtuosity and charm.
For Tim, it's all about the personal touch; not only does he front his band as vocalist, trumpeter, and guitarist, but he writes and orchestrates the arrangements and scripts, and has so far self-produced his studio releases and video work. The result takes the audience on a journey that is personal, engaging, and never-before seen or heard; music that stems from deep roots, but crosses boundaries smoothly and universally.
In addition to performing and touring, Tim continues to arrange and produce new material for his solo endeavors and for high-level studio clients in the greater LA area. On the silver screen, Tim has appeared in Disney's “The Muppets (2012)” and Warner Brothers' “Gangster Squad (2013).” He maintains an active teaching schedule, and also is utilized as a clinician and adjudicator for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA).
The Tim Gill All-Stars have performed at such prominent venues as the Disneyland Resort, Maxwell DeMille’s Cicada Club and the Honda Center, and their corporate client list includes NBC's "The Office", Kia Motors USA, and the Ellen Degeneres Show. Cinch that tie, button up your suit, reserve one arm for a dolled-up chick and the other hand for an ice-cold cocktail; Tim Gill and his All-Stars are ready to dish out some swingin’ jazz.