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Music During the Day: Saturday

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Tim Johnson Trio

The Tim Johnson Trio is a small jazz ensemble from Pender Island, BC. Members are: Tim Johnson …guitar Charlie Knowles…bass Dan Weeks…drums The ensemble plays original jazz music and a range of standards in various jazz modes from blues to bebop and beyond. Guitarist and group leader Tim Johnson is originally from Portland, Oregon. He has performed in multiple settings since high school when he played in a rock and roll band. His musical evolution took a few years moving through folk and blues music, then settling in to jazz in 1979. He has performed in many venues with some notable players from San Francisco to Victoria and has released two albums of original music. Both albums were recorded in Victoria, in 2013 and 2023. Bassist Charlie Knowles, from Vancouver, BC has been a presence in the west coast music scene since the 1960s. He has toured the world with various bands performing rock, blues, jazz, various ethnic music and in pit orchestras for theatre productions. Formerly a studio musician, he now has slowed down on Pender Island where he is active musically in many settings. Drummer Dan Weeks is originally from Sault Ste. Marie, ON. He has been on the west coast for most of his life and travelled the world for various pursuits. Past projects include a youthful rock band, big bands, pipe bands and various small ensembles. He also has an esteemed back ground in academia and neuroscience. Dan plays in various settings on Pender Island. Bookings and Management: Tim Johnson tjquartet@gmail.com 250-883-8089

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