Tim operates his own Publishing Company under the name Act Rite Music,
a BMI affiliate. Act Rite Music is sub-published overseas by Bob-A-Lew
Music. Member, A.F.M. (Hollywood Musicians) local #47, Recording
Musician's Assoc. - LA and Freelance Musician's Association.
Tim is a
18 year member of Jack Mack & the Heart Attack as bassist, vocalist and
composer. Currently having released their fourth CD, “Scott Hamilton &
Friends - Jack Mack & the Heart Attack Live in Philadelphia (featuring
Susan Anton)”, this CD was taped live at the First Union Center in
Philadelphia for the Scott Hamilton Ice Show which aired on NBC TV in
December, 2002. The show also featured star of Nashville & Broadway,
Gary Morris and his son, upcoming pop artist Matt Morris, plus
comedians Mack & Jamie and a cast of Olympic gold medal skating stars.
In 2000, Jack Mack released their third CD, "Arrythmia", with
Bill Wray (Don Henley, Diana Ross, Little Feat) producing. They travels
extensively – performing at the ’96 Olympics in Atlanta, GA.; they were
onstage – 100 ft. from the bomb blast that occurred at Centennial Park.
Other appearances include: the 96’ Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast with
Mavis Staples in Phoenix, AZ., Whoopie Goldberg’s’ Surprise 40th
Birthday Party 95’, Super Bowl 28 for Budweiser in Atlanta 94’, the
Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl 27 Victory Celebration ’93, the 35th & 38th
Grammy Awards Parties, and the 11th – 15th Annual KISS 108FM/ Genesis
Children’s’ Fund Concert in Boston with James Brown, Julian Lennon, kd
lang & others. Jack Mack recently had a song featured in the new Jaime
Foxx movie "Held Up". Tim played bass and sang on a cover of the Sam &
Dave duet, "Hold On, I'm Comin", for the film.
Tim also performs regularly with other groups and artists such as
jazz/blues guitarist Robben Ford (Concord/Blue Moon Records), Tom Petty
& the Heartbreakers drummer Steve Ferrone's Drumroll Band, Bad Monkey
Recording artists Randy Jacobs & the Boneshakers, The China Club All
Stars (the China Club house band, which hosts the Celebrity Pro Jam
featuring various celebrity singers and musicians), former T.O.P.
guitarist Bruce Conte (Severn Records) and Tim's latest solo project, Hip Street, with
TOP bassist Francis Rocco Prestia.
Tim has 2 co-writes on Bruce Conte’s new CD on Severn Records,
including the title cut, “Bulletproof”. Tim sang the lead vocal on his
other cut, "Just Won't Act Right", as well as backgrounds on "Nowhere
To Go". "Bulletproof" was co-written with members of the Robert Cray
Band. This CD was previously released in 2000 and titled "Rhythm Meets
the Blues", on PAPA Records,
Tim co- wrote four cuts for the CD by T.O.P’s Francis Rocco Prestia on
P-Vine Records entitled "Everybody On The Bus". He sang lead on "I’m So
Glad", as well as backgrounds on "Baby Don’t Go".
Tim was interviewed for a book by author Stella Hemmings entitled The
Musician’s Survival Guide to Life on the Road by PC Publishing. He
speaks candidly about the challenges of being a professional musician
and the experience of performing on stage at the ’96 Summer Olympics
when a terrorist’s bomb caused death and injuries, cutting short a
celebration of the world at Centennial Park.
Tim played bass on 6 sides for guitarist Richard Dangel’s CD, "New
Evidence" on Suspicious Records, as well as co-writing one cut with
Dangel; "Secrets Best Kept". Sang on two cuts for Carmen Grillo’s CD:
"Both Sides of the Coin".
Also, bass tracks for the NBC television show "Friends", "Aspen
Extremes" for the FOX Network, a national ad for Toyota and sang on a
remake of the hit song "Disco Inferno" for new movie "The Last
Bachelor", which was then picked up for the international Budweiser
"Ants" commercial "Burnt Out", which debuted on TV in the U.S. during
the NBA Basketball Championship Games.
1995 - Featured Artist for City of Phoenix: Martin Luther King Jr.
Breakfast for State of Arizona honoring artist, Curtis Mayfield, also
performing that day with The Impressions & Stevie Wonder.
1994 - Toured with Tower Of Power on bass.
1993 - Placed two ballads, including the title cut on vocalist Michael
E. Williams’ debut CD, "The Best Is Yet To Come".
1991 - Toured with Tower Of Power on bass. Collaborated with Emilio
Castillo and Stephen "Doc" Kupka of Tower of Power and Huey Lewis on
title cut of Towers’ 1991 Sony/Epic Records release "Monster On A
Leash" (a.k.a. "Keep Your Monster On A Leash"). The album went to #15
on Billboards’ contemporary jazz charts and remained on the charts for
several months. A live performance of the song (with T.O.P.s’ trumpeter
Lee Thornburg providing a spicy and spirited vocal) has been featured
in a video, produced by the A&E Channel, of the 1992 Newport Jazz
Festival, which aired nationally on A&E and PBS, as well as overseas.
1991 - Took Third Place in the ‘Pop Category" of Billboard Magazines’
Songwriters Contest 91’ for the song "Ready Or Not".
1990 - Co-wrote 4 songs with Polygram/ Mercury blues artist and Grammy
Award winner Robert Cray and his band.
Tim was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from
Roosevelt High School and immediately started his career as a
professional musician. He also began 12 years of study with renowned
voice teacher, the late George Peckham. He has resided in Los Angeles,
CA. since 1985.
TIM SCOTT uses and endorses FERNANDES basses and guitars, TRICKFISH
amplifiers, NADY SYSTEMS wireless equipment, AKG microphones and DEAN