"Uptown Jazz" for Your Event
The Tim Aucoin Group is comprised of four of the finest musicians in the Southeastern United States. They are experienced in many styles of music, but have a special affinty for making quality jazz music.
Tim Aucoin (bass and vocals) has been a band leader as well as a member of the best Atlanta and New Orleans Orchestras for over twenty-five years. He has performed internationally with acts such as jazz vocalist - Nnenna Freelon, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Mamas and the Papas, Allen Toussaint, Pete Fountain, and Luther Kent and Trickbag. He has recently released his first solo CD, "Swing First, Think Later. In addition, Tim is also a music educator of distinction having garnered many honors including; being named a Teacher of the Year, service as President of the Georgia Association of Jazz Educators, and department chair of a National Grammy Signature School.
Andy David (piano and trumpet) currently serves as the Director of Bands at North Georgia College and State University. While a member of the United States Army Band, he performed throughout the United States and in 26 foreign countries as principal trumpet in the Concert Band and as jazz soloist with the Army's Jazz Guardians and Soldiers of Swing. Andy has received many honors in the field of music education, including the 2003 Middle School Teacher of the Year Award in Forsyth County, GA. He has served as the Director of Jazz Studies and Music Department Chair of the Georgia Governors Honors Program from 1999-2003.
John David (drums) is a professional drummer who has recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in jazz studies at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He has performed and recorded with the internationally renowned Concert Jazz Band and UM Jazz Sextet. In addition, he has performed frequently with renowned trumpeter, Arturo Sandoval. John also holds degrees from Columbus State University (BME) and the University of Georgia (MM.)
Robert Orr (guitar) has played professionally for over 35 years. His experience includes every kind of music from the most subtle solo guitar setting to international tours with the "Funkmasters" of James Brown fame. He is a composer of music in various genres including; classical, jazz, pop, country, new age, avant garde, and film scores. Robert has also served as a professor and guitar instructor at the University of Northern Michigan and Auburn University in Alabama. He holds degrees from Auburn University and the University of Alabama.
Please enjoy our sample recordings and peruse our sample repertoire. Please contact us for prices and availablity or if you have questions. Thank you for considering the Tim Aucoin Group and let us know if we can be of service to you.