Tim Thornton (Double Bass)
Bassist Tim Thornton is a regular performer on the British jazz scene and graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire. His debut album ‘New Kid’ (SEHSO05) features Dave O’Higgins, Steve Fishwick, Ross Stanley, Grant Windsor, Chris Draper and Dave Hamblett performing a mixture of original music and arrangements. He also performs and has recorded with many different groups including the Steve Fishwick Quintet, Emma Smith Quintet, Quentin Collins Quartet, Brandon Allen Quartet, Tim Lapthorne Trio, Dave O’Higgins Quartet, Sector 7 and the Julian Bliss Septet.
Tim has previously worked with Stan Sulzmann, Jim Mullen, Will Vinson, Guy Barker, Sir Willard White, Nigel Hitchcock, Alex Garnett, Anita Wardell, Georgia Mancio, Derek Nash, Stan Tracey, Liam Noble, Steve Brown, Tom Cawley, Ernesto Simpson, Jim Hart, Ross Stanley, Nick Smart, Kit Downes, Leon Greening, Martin Shaw, Jay Phelps and Matt Skelton to name a few.
Tim performs at many venues internationally but can most likely be found playing around London at venues such as Ronnie Scott's, Pizza Express Jazz Club, or the National Theatre Foyer.