Played on Episode #147 and #148
Tim Warfield, Jr., a native of York, Pennsylvania, began studying the alto saxophone at age nine. He switched to tenor saxophone during his first year at William Penn Sr. High School where he participated in various musical ensembles winning many jazz soloist awards, including second out of forty competitors at the Montreal Festival of Music in Canada. After high school, Warfield attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. for two years before leaving to lead and co-lead groups in the Central Pennsylvania and Baltimore/Washington areas.
Tim was nominated by Governor Tom Wolf and inducted by the Senate as a newly appointed member of the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts. On July 1st, 2018, Tim received the new position of coordinator of the “Jazz Masters of Music” graduate program at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa.Tim’s recently released recording Jazzland
on the Criss Cross Jazz label, features trumpeter Terell Stafford, organist Pat Bianchi, drummer Byron Landham and percussionist Daniel Sadownick.