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“Rhapsody in Chicago Blues” Pianist Tim Barton

Fri 17 Feb @ 6:30 pm

Adelaide Fringe 2023 event

“I’ve always felt privileged to have been raised a musician in Chicago.” Earliest influence? Count Basie. “His simple, swinging jazz feel appealed to me as a child. “A language through the piano”. Highlights: Ravinia Festival (summer home of the Chicago Symphony),  House of Blues (Chicago), Ragtime pianist in the Nickelodeon Theatre, Chicago jazz clubs; Andy’s, The Green Mill, played with Joe Henderson, Von Freeman. On TV with blues legend Buddy Guy at Legends. Tim creates music and designs websites TimBartonPiano.com and SoundZChicago.com. 5 Stars Adelaide Fringe.

Discography: Coming in 2023 “Life on the Fringe”.  2021 “Beginnings”.  2020 “2020 Hearing”. 2015 “Tim Barton at the Piano”.  2005 “Branches” with Elaine Hamilton. 1998 “Straight Arrow”. 1990 “Contemporary Jazz Piano Trio”