Tim Stevens is an improvising pianist, composer and scholar based in
Melbourne, Australia. He studied at the Victorian College of the Arts (MMus,
1996) and the University of Melbourne (PhD, 2000), graduating from the latter
with a thesis entitled 'The Origins, Development and Significance of the Red
Onion Jazz Band, 1960-1996'.
Between 1995 and 2000 he was a member of the co-operative trio Browne -
Haywood - Stevens, with Allan Browne (drums) and Nick Haywood (bass), and
this band released two CDs: 'King, Dude and Dunce' (Newmarket, 1996) and
'Sudden in a shaft of sunlight' (ABC Jazz, 1998).
He lived in Sydney from 2000-2001 and formed a trio there with Mark Lau
(bass) and Simon Barker (drums), that travelled to perform at the Pori Jazz
Festival and Umbria Jazz in 2001