Tim Reid, Jr.
- Singer-Songwriter, Vocalist, Pianist, Producer
Tim Reid, Jr. has earned his living as a professional vocalist, pianist, keyboardist, arranger, songwriter, sound engineer, and teacher for over a decade. He has shared his music in over half the US and parts of England in the process. After earning a Bachelor of Music degree with emphasis in Commercial Music in 2002 at Millikin University in Decatur, IL, Reid has grown and flourished at various levels of the music industry with a consistent effort to improve his own craft while also seeking opportunities to teach and help others to enjoy and share their musical talents.
While headquartered in Chicago from 2002 through 2011, Reid enjoyed a large variety of musical opportunities and outlets, having supported scores of indie, jazz, funk, r&b, blues, and rock bands in addition to his building his own songwriting career. Most notably Reid enjoyed a 2-year stint with the award-winning Chicago “acoustic funk/jam” band 56 Hope Road, playing over 200 shows a year in 40 of the 50 States. In 2007 Tim Reid, Jr. collaborated and helped co-produce the album Law of Attraction, in which his song “Too Tall” continues to gain radio airplay around the country and world. While in Chicago, Reid was also a full-time member of multiple professional choral ensembles, singing weekly at the famed Church of the Ascension and in support of world-renown Alberto Mizrahi at Anshe Emet Synagogue from 2004 through 2010.
In the spring of 2011, Tim Reid, Jr. partnered with drummer, producer, and publisher Mike Harvey and Gutzibalzirootsy Music, including a move from Chicago, IL to Orange County, CA to help build a brand-new artist-friendly recording facility called Suite 204 Music in Santa Ana, CA. Reid serves as chief recording engineer and producer at Suite 204 Music and also provides musical arrangement and performance for clients in a wide variety of musical styles. Aside from producing other artists, Tim Reid, Jr. and Mike Harvey write and produce original material for placement in Film and TV, currently forming relationships with multiple music supervisors and music libraries.
In early 2013, Tim Reid, Jr. is scheduled to release his second full-length solo album, titled Not Much Else to Do, and can be seen playing original and jazz music throughout Orange County and Los Angeles. 2013 will also put Reid back on the road again, the details of which are coming soon!