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Tim is a fingerstyle guitarist living in Wivenhoe, Colchester. He splits his work time between guitar lessons and composing music for one of the world’s largest independent music publishers.

His compositions are used in countries all over the world, as well as here in the UK. Most recent usage has been Grand Designs, Top Gear, Oprah Winfrey Show, Ade in Britain, Emmerdale, Chasing Classic Cars and The One Show.

Tim has been playing for more than 30 years and his career includes using music as therapy for people with learning disabilities. Tim plays 6 and 12 string acoustic and 6 string slide guitars.

To listen to some of Tim’s production tracks, click here

Tim teaches complete beginners to more advanced students who wish to improve their fingerstyle guitar playing. Visit the  teaching page to find out more.


excellent and and talented guitarist. patient teacher
Ann Donaldson
Ann Donaldson
2018-08-21T17:58:49+0000
Can't recommend Tim enough, an absolute legend and an absolute legendary fingerstyle guitar player and teacher!
James Clark
James Clark
2018-08-17T17:51:33+0000
He is a master of the acoustic tune 😎
Andy Fiore
Andy Fiore
2018-08-17T10:25:33+0000
A very talented and passionate guitarist. Tim is dedicated to his music and committed to progression.
Jamie Cunliffe
Jamie Cunliffe
2018-08-16T21:18:31+0000
excellent teacher!and a really amazing guitarist
Jay Nicholls
Jay Nicholls
2018-08-16T14:02:18+0000
Just this: He is a top bloke.
Glyn Evans
Glyn Evans
2018-08-16T13:10:02+0000


Featured Projects


Tim has been working on a project with Norwegian enigmatic vocalist Elii Geba. Walk Forever is a dreamy and surreal 12-string guitar piece, with Elii’s voice adding a childlike atmosphere.

Tim occasionally plays out in local venues, and sometimes links up with his friend Jay Nichols. Although Tim and Jay have been friends for many years, it is only recently that their musical paths have crossed. With Jay coming from a mainly blues background, the result is an interesting mix of song and atmosphere. Have a listen to two of their tracks-

 

Look at this – Tim and Steve English performing under the name ‘Sticky Fingers’ on the Sounds New weekly BBC1 show in 1981. They played Tim’s composition called ‘Stag Hunters Polo Reel’. Where’s all the hair gone Tim?