"Tim is a very talented musician with a wide array of creativity. His sound and writing is built on the strengths of our heritage while also containing a forward looking approach to create his own very personal sound."Terence BlanchardGrammy Award Winning Trumpeter and Composer
"Green's a player to watch...fully capable of emerging as yet another of the artists who have used a second or third place finish in the Monk competition as a springboard to outstanding careers."Ted ParkenJazz Times
"Tim Green is one of the brightest saxophonists on the scene. He combines the tradition with forward-thinking sensibility and makes a substantial statement. Keep your eye/ear on Tim!"Bob MintzerGrammy Awarding Winning Composer and Arranger , Saxophinst for the " Yellow Jackets
"It is always good to hear the substance the fire and the swing of Jazz remade in an individual personality of warmth , intelligence and inventions "Stanley CrouchJazz Critic
"I'm very excited about Tim Green. He is a talented, committed, and accomplished young artist. And most importantly to me, he has a song in his heart. I love playing with Tim......... he's happening. I'm a fan!"Mulgrew MillerLegendary Jazz Pianist
"Mr. Green’s solos coursed out of him, flying into the upper register "Ben RatliffNew York Times
"Sitting at the piano, I get a bird's eye view of Tim Green's profile with horn high and lifted up playing into the heavens; what comes out is other-worldly. He's using the same notes that the rest of us are using, but the spirit of what's being offered indicates a uniquely personal connection not only to music, but to who he is and why he does what he does "Eric ReedLedgendary Jazz Pianist
"Tim is state of the art and one of the best young saxophonists to hit the scene in the last decade. He has a beautiful sound, and his playing is inventive and modern with a great footing in the tradition. He is always an inspiration to hear."Greg TardyJazz Saxophinist , Recording Artist and Educator
" I had never really played with Tim Green, except for one gig with Orrin Evan's big band. I felt like he interpreted my music perfectly, and on a tune where I played trumpet, we had a great musical chemistry. I'm hoping to have some kind of repeat of this band soon. "George ColliganWorld Reknowned Jazz Pianist
TIM GREEN/Songs From This Season: Here’s a young sax man that’s simply knocking them dead. Playing with nice clean, muscular lines, there’s loads of straight ahead playing that grabs your ear with it’s deceptive simplicity and doesn’t let go. A solid dose of sitting down jazz that’s way more than just background music, Green sounds like the player you want to keep an ear on so you don’t miss something. A solid debut that tips it’s hand that even better things are to come. Hot stuff.Chris Spectorwww.midwestrecord.com
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Tim Green, "Songs From This Season" (True Melody). This recording, which won't be released until mid-February, represents a musical bridge between what came before and the here and now, and offers a glimpse into the music's future. Alto saxophonist Tim Green makes his affinity for religion known intermittently on this 13-selection disc. He also specifically references the likes of pianists Mulgrew Miller and the late Kenny Kirkland, "two of my favorite musicians," recognizing the merit of those who have preceded him. Green has assembled a significant coterie of musicians who, like the bandleader himself, signify the coming of the next generation of fully mature musicians. Among the key players who contribute on various tunes is the gifted vibraphonist Warren Wolf; the somewhat more established pianist Orrin Evans, who shares the spotlight with two other keyboardists, is well-represented; bassists Josh Ginsburg and Kris Funn and drummers Obed Calvaire and Rodney Green share takes. All four younger veterans own thriving careers. Stylistically, Green lays out a series of improvisational but melodic and lyrical original compositions, combining them with interpretations of Wayne Shorter's "Pinocchio" and Billie Holiday's exceptional, haunting ballad "Don't Explain." Without being nostalgic, Green's forthcoming release will remind us both of jazz's great traditions as well as the music's equally important responsibility to seek new ground.Jon PosesColumbia Tribune
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"Tim Green is a dynamic musician. If you make a checklist of everything you'd want in a musician, Tim has it all."Christian McBrideGrammy Award Winning Bassist
Despite the title, this not a Christmas album. “Songs for This Season” is a collection of tunes that saxophonist Tim Green says in the liner notes are about “a certain time in my life, or as I like to call it a ‘season.‘ ” The pieces include a bright, happy “Siloam,” named after the pool where a blind man regained sight in a famous Christian tale, a strong “Time of Liberation” and an optimistic “Hope.” Eight of the 10 tunes are originals by Green and the album also includes good versions of “Don‘t Explain” and Wayne Shorter‘s “Pinocchio.” Green performs well throughout with a crisp alto tone and impressive speed. The album also features a great backup crew with keyboardist Orrin Evans, vibes star Warren Wolf and drummers Rodney Green and Obed Calvaire. The play and the songs grow nicely hearing after hearing.Bob KarlovitsTribLIVE
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Songs From This Season is his first post-Monk Competition album, nearly five years hence. However, it quickly becomes clear that he’s invested into his craft during that intervening time, because this is the product of a fully-formed and mature talent. The spirituality is carried over — a few tracks even make biblical references in their titles — and plenty of modernity to go along with a solid foundation in tradition. It also helped that he surrounded himself with likewise young and dynamic musicians like Orrin Evans (piano), Warren Wolf (vibes), Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Kris Funn or Josh Ginsberg on bass and Rodney Green or Obed Calvaire on drums.S. Victor AaronSomethingElseReview.com
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The distinctive supple rhythms and candid emotions Green’s talented sidemen pump out in this album, will have you bopping for well over an hour; and so will composer Tim Green’s piping, elliptical, and fervently swinging saxophone!Danny R. JohnsonSan Diego County News
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Saxophonist/composer Tim Green’s debut album as a bandleader is a very personal-feeling journey through an array of emotions – or “seasons” as he refers to them in his liner notes. Green wears his spirituality on his sleeve throughout Songs From This Season, letting it fuel and guide the music from the short, gentle drift of “Psalm 1” that opens the album to the cool, romantic groove of “Chitown” and the lively romp of “Dedication”Brian RobbinsJambands
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Here’s a guy that makes you love the sound of the alto sax. Way too often this horn sounds too harsh or raspy on jazz sessions, but Tim Green’s got the intonation and pitch just the way Goldilocks liked her bed: just right.George W. HarrisJazzWeekly
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Saxophonists Eric Alexander, Chris Potter, Jimmy Greene, John Ellis and Marcus Strickland all have at least one thing in common: they were all second or third place finishers in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition who went on to become leading lights in the world of jazz.DAN BILAWSKYAll About Jazz
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Songs For The Season is a disc that Green should be proud of. It makes clear that he’s a persuasive player with lots of drive and tartness to his playing, and that he composes catchy and substantial tunes that exemplify several strands of modern mainstream jazzPeter HumOttawa Citizen
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What piece of art changed your life? How did it affect you? The music of Charlie Parker changed my life. I was first introduced to Charlie Parker's music through a good friend of mine, Warren Wolf. He gave me a tape that included songs like "Confirmation," "Ornithology," "Now's The Time," "Donna Lee," and many other classics. I was in high school at the time, and this music really helped to develop my skills as an improviser, saxophonist, and as an over-all musician. I got so much from transcribing these solos, and there's so much that I'm still getting from his solos to this dayJohn LewisBaltimore Magazine
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Tim Green is a devout man, planful composer and adept alto saxophonist with noteworthy musical friends. These attributes comprise the raw materials for Songs From This Season, a debut of varied flavors yet consistent qualityBritt RobsonJazzTimes
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At Tim’s concert I was duly impressed at not only his facility on the alto sax, but also at his thoughtfulness and sense of programming that evening. Clearly this was a young player to watch.Willard JenkinsOpen Sky Jazz
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Saxophonist/composer Tim Green’s debut album as a bandleader is a very personal-feeling journey through an array of emotions – or “seasons” as he refers to them in his liner notes. Green wears his spirituality on his sleeve throughout Songs From This Season, letting it fuel and guide the music from the short, gentle drift of “Psalm 1” that opens the album to the cool, romantic groove of “Chitown” and the lively romp of “DedicationBrian RobbinsJamBands.com
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I’m completely impressed with the spiritually uplifting debut CD, "Songs From This Season" from Alto saxophonist Tim Green.Michele Wilson-MorrisThe Entertainment Bank
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There is a sense of connection on alto saxophonist Tim Green’s sophomore release, Songs from This Season, his first since being runner-up in the 2008 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone CompetitionDoug Simpsonaudaud.com
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Baltimore native Tim Green's debut CD, Songs From This Season, showcases writing and playing way beyond his 30 years. Joel Hurd thinks it's the best CD he has heard in at least a year, and he talked with Tim Green about it on The Bridge.Joel HurdNorth County Radio
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