Tim Reynolds (Dave Matthews collaborator): Solo Acoustic
Christie Lenée, Time Relapse
23 East Lancaster Ave
Ardmore, PA, 19003
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 7:30 PM
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
With a musical career spanning more than thirty-five years, guitarist and sonic innovator Tim Reynolds is known for his masterful command of melody and timing and for his uncanny ability to improvise on any instrument he touches. Having explored most musical styles, from rock, jazz and blues to classical and reggae, Reynolds’ wide-ranging musical versatility is evident each time he picks up his acoustic or electric guitar. Technically brilliant, yet emotionally honest, Reynolds’ music is inspired and authentic.
Tim Reynolds was born 15 December 1957 in Wiesbaden, Germany, to devoutly religious military parents. He had a peripatetic childhood, moving from Alaska and through much of the Bible-belt Midwest, eventually settling in St. Louis, MO. His musical introduction began at age eight with piano lessons, but he quickly progressed to playing the acoustic guitar and electric bass guitar in the local church gospel band during his teens. During this time he was also secretly experimenting and riffing with forbidden rock, funk and soul. Upon graduating from high school, Reynolds left the constraints of his conservative upbringing and eventually moved to Charlottesville, VA, where he explored his musical craft even further, adding psychedelic and progressive rock to his burgeoning repertoire of music.
It was in the mid 1980s that Reynolds founded his breakthrough electric power trio, TR3 (Tim Reynolds Trio), known for their fusion of funk, rock, and jazz. He toured with TR3 during the 1980s and 1990s, using a rotating cast of musicians. It was at this time he met and befriended Dave Matthews and their ongoing musical collaboration began. He eventually decided to disbanded TR3, relocate to Santa Fe, NM, and pursue his solo acoustic career. During the 1990s and 2000s, his musical progression continued throughout his many years on the road as a solo guitar wizard playing for packed houses and to crowds who quickly determined that he is one of the most talented and thoughtful musicians on the circuit today.
After a number of years in New Mexico, Reynolds relocated to the Outer Banks of North Carolina in 2007. After a chance meeting with two talented musicians, bass player Mick Vaughn and drummer Dan Martier, a few rehearsals later, and several stealth appearances throughout North Carolina, Reynolds decided to resurrect the electric TR3. TR3 has been touring ever since, and in 2009 they released their first studio CD “Radiance.” A live TR3 CD is scheduled for release in 2011. He continues to surprise and delight his fans with rare acoustic performances throughout the country.
Reynolds discography is more than prolific. He continues to release a large number of acoustic and electric CDs, from the widely-acclaimed “Stream” to his recently-released acoustic “The Limbic System” and collaborates frequently with other musicians on a number of side projects.
Reynolds is currently lead guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band and performs as one-half of the acoustic Dave Matthews-Tim Reynolds duo. He has performed on nearly all of DMB’s CDs.
Christie Lenée's unique guitar work is often compared to Michael Hedges meets Joni Mitchell and Dave Matthews, delivering profound instrumental compositions with heartfelt, consciously uplifting songs. Christie Lenée's pieces have been showcased at the NAMM Show in Anaheim in Nashville, live on National Television and Radio, on stage with artists such as Tim Reynolds (guitarist for Dave Matthews Band), Andy McKee, Amy Ray from the Indigo Girls, and Stanley Jordan to name a few. Her album "Live at the Hideaway Cafe" was one of three finalists for "Best Album of 2014" (Indie Acoustic Project Awards), including the song "Love Who You Are" nominated for a 2016 Posi Award in the category "Songs for Personal Transformation."
Time Relapse’s indefinable style has been categorized as progressive-songwriter, psychedelic indie rock, even jazz-infused flamenco with aspects of metal, and it is their ability to compose within multiple genres that allows them the freedom to explore every aspect of music’s inner core. The coalescence of Anthony’s dynamically chaotic fret work, melodic soloing, and psychedelic production meld seamlessly with Lee’s complex riff design and intellectually driven, world-view oriented singer-songwriter style lyrics. Whether they are playing dueling acoustics at one of their high energy live shows or composing their 2012 self-titled debut concept album with a full band (all instruments played by Lee and Anthony), there is no musical stone left unturned by this eclectic experimental duo.
$17 Advance / $22 Day of Show / $27 Reserved