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About Tim Emmons


Tim Emmons is an active freelance musician in the Los Angeles area and a veteran of over one hundred and fifty film and television scores including The 2010 Winter Olympics, Up, Star Trek XI, The Tale of Desperaux, Lost, Battlestar Gallactica, Ratouille, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Mission Impossible III, The Incredibles, The Day After Tomorrow, Something’s Gotta Give, and The Wedding Planner. He has played in the pit and on stage for dozens of major theatrical productions including Curtains, Swing, Candide, Swan Lake, and Ragtime. Gamers can hear him on the low end of the soundtracks of Fall of Liberty, Splinter Cell, Halo, Call of Duty, Jumper, Assassin’s Creed II and Bioshock2 Tim is a dedicated music educator and is on the faculty of Occidental College in Los Angeles where he conducts and arranges for the Jazz Ensemble and teaches Electric Bass Guitar and Double Bass. An undergraduate English literature degree bore fruit in the authorship of the book/CD method “Odd Meter Bass”, as the co-author of “Fretboard Roadmaps For The Bass Guitar”, and as a contributor to “The Funkmasters; the rhythm sections of the James Brown Bands”. Tim is also involved in education as an adjunct faculty member at the University of California Riverside, Cal State University Los Angeles, Azusa Pacific University, Musicians Institute Hollywood and The University of Redlands; where he is co-principal bass with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra.

Tim Emmons joined the JazzTimes community on Jun 19, 2010