I play and record drums in all styles. I can add congas/bongos/percussion. I also play blues/rock/jazz/funk flute. I write lyrics and full songs. On the featured track I am also singing
I can record acoustic and midi drums. I can supply a stereo master or individual stems. (And the exact same for percussion.)
I can play and record flute lines for any project.
I write lyrics and can compose and arrange songs.
(I also play sax through the EWI (electronic wind synthesizer)
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4 ReviewsEndorse Tim Bragg
Need a drummer? Give Tim a go. Reliable, reactive, rhythmic and rocksteady!
I asked Tim to do a hybrid midi session/acoustic cymbal session for me, and he delivered beyond my expectations. Brilliant Drummer!
I have known Tim Bragg for many years. He is a top drummer and multi-instrumentalist. Tim is one of my band TEZZAH touring drummers and I use him also for TEZZAH recording work.
He very enthusiastic and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Tim for both session and live work.
I have known Tim for many years and he has worked on numerous tracks for me as drummer, percussionist, bass player, sax player and of course vocalist. He possesses a wealth of talent and has never let me me down, always impressing me with his efforts. I highly recommend Tim for session and live work.
Voting Member - U.S. Songwriter's Hall of Fame.
Interview with Tim Bragg
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My album 'Authentic'. I was given guitar chords (and perhaps suggested feel) and from that I fashioned melody and lyrics. I then recorded drums/piano/ one bass track/ flute/midi sax/percussion and all the vocals.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A prog-rock album.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. Ease.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To produce a recording to the absolute best of my ability.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you do this? Yes.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Perhaps that I'm more versatile than known.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: For the drums: how free can I be? What kind of drum sound would you like? What influences would you like? BPM (of course).
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Listen to a full range of me playing (different styles/genres) and don't be afraid to ask for anything. Also check out my albums on Spotify.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Drum kit.Silver flute. Acoustic guitar. Piano. Congas.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: A long and winding road...for 40 years!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Lots and lots of feel.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Van Morrison - for his magical use of dynamics and feel.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Get the drums sounding GOOD (well tuned/the correct heads) before recording.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Jazz and funk.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Sensitivity as a drummer.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen hard. Practice hard. Play hard.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio allows me to record acoustic and midi drums. I can also do a hybrid set up combining midi drums with acoutic cymbals.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: There are really too many. I am still discovering amazing drummers and artists.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Drums, vocals and flute.