“The music here is incredibly organic, purposeful and sumptuously evocative and swinging.” – Mike Gates | UKVibe
Tim Armacost is a master storyteller. HIs music is fresh and surprising in 2021, deeply rooted in the modern jazz tradition, and informed by 40 years of experience on the international jazz scene. From contributing his voice to Emilio Solla’s Grammy winning recording “Puertos” on tenor saxophone, clarinet and alto flute in 2020, to his innovative trio explorations with Jeff “Tain” Watts and Robert Hurst, to his 15 year association with NYSQ, Armacost is a dynamic presence in New York.
Armacost’s career is distinguished by performance and recording credits alongside the likes of Al Foster, Jimmy Cobb, Kenny Barron, Tom Harrell, Billy Hart, Victor Lewis, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Peter Erskine, Ray Drummond, Roy Hargrove, Paquito D’Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Bruce Barth, Dave Kikoski, Don Friedman, Lonnie Plaxico, Robin Eubanks, Charlie Shoemake, Pete Christlieb, Randy Brecker, Akira Tana, Valery Ponomarev, the Maria Schneider Orchestra, and the David Murray Big Band. He has toured throughout East and West Europe, Japan, India, Australia, China and the United States.