Jazz Pianist, Jazz Historian, Author, Artist

Milwaukee area native Tim Clausen is a jazz and blues pianist rooted in the great stride-piano tradition. Self-taught, his stylistic influences include jazz giants Erroll Garner, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Tommy Flanagan, Ahmad Jamal, and Carl Perkins. Tim has been a featured pianist at many of Milwaukee's finest restaurants, hotels, arts centers and special events, and he has performed at jazz engagements in Houston, Philadelphia and Paris, France. In his related work as jazz biographer, Tim has interviewed dozens of jazz legends while putting together musical histories on his two favorite jazz

pianists, Erroll Garner and Dave Catney.


Tim published his first book, Love Together, in 2014. His new book, Not the Son He Expected, was published in November 2017.


For bookings and availabilty contact Tim: tim@timclausen.com



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Love Together.


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