Pianist/composer Tim Lyddon describes his approach to music as "uncompromised, what I feel from the heart, drawn from my life’s experiences." His extraordinary trio CD, I’ve Traveled So Far on Essence Jazz Records proves his point.
"Tim Lyddon is a pianist who plays with extraordinary drive, impressive chops, good definition and a spirit which spreads nicely" says Cadence jazz. His latest CD, Ive Traveled So Far (Essence Jazz 2001) has been called "The best jazz piano trio CD in recent years" by WBGO's Dan Karcher. Tim has performed with many great jazz artists including Sam Most, Dick Berk, Elliot Zigmund, Bill Watrous, Jeff Berlin, Kim Richmond, Tom Rainey, Scott Lee, Billy Mintz etc. "I've Traveled So Far" is a wonderful example of a trio enjoying what they are performing and sharing that vision with the listening audience".- Jazz Review.com
"The pianist has a light touch that allows for a certain resonance, meaning that his lines-often little snippets of pure melody-are flecked with intrigue. - (Macnie) Village Voice
The performance features original pieces from the CD and standards, as well as a few new compositions. The trio recently did a live recording at WVIA (Pittston). Upcoming radio interviews at WFDU and WSIA ( Jersey and Staten Island). Bassist Tom Hubbard has performed with Kenny Barron, Charlie Rouse and Dewey Redmond. He has performed and written arrangements for seven of Freddy Coles' CDs. Drummer Marcello Pelliteri has performed with Jacky Terrasson and Jon Hendricks. He currently tours with "GipsyKings" and "New York Voices" and has performed in festivals and TV programs with Kenny Barron, Joe Henderson and Wynton Marsalis. He has over thirty recordings with various artists.
The shows are at 8pm and 9pm. There is a $10 cover charge which includes a free glass of wine. For students it’s $5.00. Klub Europa is located at 765 Manhattan Ave. (at Meserole) in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Take the G train to Greenpoint ave. and walk south 5 blocks to Meserole. Or take the L train to Bedford Ave. ( 1rst stop in Brooklyn) and take the 61 bus to meserole ave. in Greenpoint. Call the club at 718 383 - 5723 for more information.