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Bobby Timmons

p, 1935-1974 US, Philadelphia
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Robert Henry Timmons

Robert Henry "Bobby" Timmons (December 19, 1935 – March 1, 1974) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He was a sideman in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers for two periods (July 1958 to September 1959; February 1960 to June 1961), between which he was part of Cannonball Adderley's band. Several of Timmons' compositions written when part of these bands – including "Moanin'", "Dat Dere", and "This Here" – enjoyed commercial success and brought him more attention. In the early and mid-1960s he led a series of piano trios that toured and recorded extensively.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Vibraphone
  • Organ
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Dat Dere on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
This Here on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
Moanin' on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
Autumn in New York (Remastered 2022) on Essential Classics, Vol. 67: Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
So Tired on Soul Time by Bobby Timmons
Prelude To A Kiss on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
Lush Life on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
The Sit-In (Remastered 2022) on Essential Classics, Vol. 67: Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
My Funny Valentine on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons
This Here on This Here Is Bobby Timmons by Bobby Timmons

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Hard BopRoger Guérin, Benny Golson, Bobby Timmons, Art Farmer2017Compil.
One Mo' Part 1 / Part 2Bobby Timmons2014Single
Sweet And Soulful Sounds + Born To Be BlueBobby Timmons2012Compil.
This Here Is Bobby Timmons Plus Soul TimeBobby Timmons2011Compil.
Soul TimeBobby Timmons2010Album
At The Forum Theatre: Complete RecordingsChet Baker & Crew Featuring Phil Urso & Bobby Timmons2007Compil.
The Best OfBobby Timmons2004Compil.
The Prestige Trio SessionsBobby Timmons2003Compil.
Quartets And OrchestraBobby Timmons2001Compil.
Moanin'Bobby Timmons1999Single
The Soul Man! / Soul FoodBobby Timmons1998Compil.
S'posin' Part 1 / Part 2Bobby Timmons With Blue Mitchell1998Single
Moanin' BluesBobby Timmons1998Compil.
Workin' Out!Bobby Timmons1994Compil.
Live At The Connecticut Jazz PartyBobby Timmons Featuring Sonny Red1981Album
Moanin'Bobby Timmons1975Compil.
The Best Of Bobby Timmons & His Soul PianoBobby Timmons1970Compil.
Got To Get It!Bobby Timmons1968Album
Do You Know The Way?Bobby Timmons1968Album
The Soul Man!Bobby Timmons1966Album
Soul FoodBobby Timmons1966Album
Workin' Out!Bobby Timmons With Johnny Lytle1965Album
Chicken & Dumplin'sBobby Timmons1965Album
Chun-KingBobby Timmons1965Album
Walkin! Wadin! Sittin! Ridin! / Gettin' It Togetha'Bobby Timmons1965Single
Chicken And Dumplin'sBobby Timmons1965Single
Holiday SoulBobby Timmons1965Album
Chun-KingBobby Timmons1964Single
Little Barefoot SoulBobby Timmons1964Album
Sweet And Soulful SoundsBobby Timmons1962Album
The Compositions Of Bobby TimmonsBobby Timmons1962Compil.
Cliff's Edge / PrincessJohn Jenkins / Clifford Jordan / Bobby Timmons1960Single
Artistry Of Timmons BobbyBobby Timmons1960Compil.
So Tired / The Touch Of Your LipsBobby Timmons with Blue Mitchell, Sam Jones, Art Blakey1960Single
This Here Is Bobby TimmonsBobby Timmons1960Album
Soul TimeBobby Timmons With Blue Mitchell1960Single
Stella B.Bobby Timmons1960Single
So TiredBobby Timmons1960Single
Jenkins, Jordan And TimmonsJohn Jenkins / Clifford Jordan / Bobby Timmons1960Album
Soul TimeBobby Timmons1960Album
This HereBobby Timmons1960Single
Roger Guérin - Benny GolsonRoger Guérin, Benny Golson With Bobby Timmons1959Album
Dat DereBobby TimmonsSingle
The Birdland StoryLee Morgan - Wayne Shorter - Bobby TimmonsSingle
Blues March/ Moanin'Roger Guérin, Benny Golson, Bobby Timmons, Pierre Michelot, Christian GarrosSingle
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