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Tim Weisberg (born 1943 in Hollywood, California) is an American jazz/rock fusion flautist, composer, producer, and vocalist. In high school, at his first music class, because his last name was at the end of the alphabet, he was last to pick an instrument. All that was left was the flute and the bassoon. He picked the flute because it was easier to carry, and because the flute section was all girls.[1]

He released two collaborations with American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg. Weisberg later sued Fogelberg for alleged breach of contract and fraud relating to the recording of the No Resemblance Whatsoever album.[2][3]

Weisberg has performed with David Benoit,[4] The Carpenters, Dave Mason, Lynn Blessing, David Arkenstone, Art Johnson, Chuck Alvarez, Dave Parlato, and Samantha Siva.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1971 - Tim Weisberg
  • 1972 - Hurtwood Edge
  • 1973 - Dreamspeaker
  • 1974 - Tim Weisberg 4
  • 1975 - Listen to the City
  • 1976 - Tim Weisberg Band
  • 1976 - Live at Last
  • 1977 - Rotations
  • 1978 - The Best of Tim Weisberg: Smile!
  • 1978 - Twin Sons of Different Mothers (with Dan Fogelberg)
  • 1979 - Party of One
  • 1979 - The Best of Tim Weisberg: Smile!
  • 1979 - The Tip of the Weisberg
  • 1979 - Night Rider
  • 1980 - Party of One
  • 1981 - Travelin' Light
  • 1985 - High Risk
  • 1989 - Outrageous Temptations
  • 1989 - Naked Eyes
  • 1995 - No Resemblance Whatsoever (with Dan Fogelberg)
  • 1997 - Undercover
  • 1999 - Time Traveler: Three Decade Journey

Appeared on[edit]

  • 1969 - The Monkees Present (The Monkees) performs on "French Song"
  • 1970 - Paul Horn and the Concert Ensemble (Paul Horn)
  • 1972 - Song For You (The Carpenters) performs on "It's Going To Take Some Time"
  • 1973 - Seed of Memory (Terry Reid)
  • 1974 - Dave Mason (Dave Mason)
  • 1977 - Nether Lands (Dan Fogelberg)
  • 1979 - Never Enough (Pousette Dart Band)
  • 1979 - St. Vincent's Court (Kim Carnes)
  • 1980 - Golden Story (The Monkees) Japanese only release
  • 1983 - Digits (David Benoit)
  • 1991 - Dan Fogelberg Live: Greetings from the West (Dan Fogelberg)
  • 1994 - Lost and Found (David Benoit)
  • 1997 - Portrait: The Music of Dan Fogelberg from 1972-1997 (Dan Fogelberg)
  • 1998 - Artist's Choice (David Benoit)
  • 1998 - Jazz Christmas (Windham Hill Records Sampler)
  • 1998 - KHIH 95.7: Smooth Jazz Sampler, Vol. 4
  • 1998 - Midnight Groove: Art of Smooth Jazz
  • 1998 - Super Hits (Dan Fogelberg)
  • 2000 - Identity (Samantha Siva)
  • 2000 - It's Like You Never Left/Dave Mason (Dave Mason)
  • 2002 - Day Dreams (Herbie Hancock)
  • 2002 - Essential Collection (1965–1997) (The Carpenters)
  • 2002 - Fuzzy Logic (David Benoit)
  • 2005 - Chronicles (The Carpenters)
  • 2006 - Collections (Dan Fogelberg)
  • 2006 - Full Circle (David Benoit)
  • 2007 - Captured Angel/Nether Lands (Dan Fogelberg)
  • 2008 - Dave Mason/Split Coconut (Dave Mason)
  • 2009 - 40/40 (The Carpenters)
  • 2010 - Earthglow (David Benoit)

Singles[edit]

  • 1972 - Long Ago and Far Away / A Hard Way To Go (A&M Records 1318)
  • 1972 - Our Thing / Thyme Cube (A&M Records 1397)
  • 1973 - Killing Me Softly with His Song / Tibetan Silver (A&M Records 1427)
  • 1974 - Streak Out/ Night For Crying (A&M Records 1520)
  • 1978 - (w/ Dan Fogelberg) Tell Me To My Face / Hurtwood Alley (Full Moon Records 50605) also released by: UK / Full Moon, Australia & Netherlands / Epic
  • 1979 - (w/ Dan Fogelberg) Power of Gold / Lahaina Luna (Full Moon Records 50606) also released by: UK / Full Moon, Canada & Japan / Epic
  • 1980 - Magic Lady / I'm The Lucky One (MCA Records 41307)
  • 1981 - What's Going On / Page One (MCA Records 51042)
  • 1981 - Sleepwalk / Paula (MCA Records 51163)
  • 1985 - You've Got To Know / Hang Time (Desert Rock Records 001)

Other appearances[edit]

  • His photo appeared on the cover of Downbeat Magazine for December 6, 1973.
  • His photo appeared in a print advertisement for Acoustic 371 & 474 Amplifiers in 1974.
  • He was a performer on the TV show, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert (episode #2.20) in 1974.
  • He appeared on the TV show, The Midnight Special, hosted by Bobby Womack (Season 2, Episode 42), on July 12, 1974.[5]
  • He wrote and performed the song, A Hard Way To Go in the movie, Annie Hall, directed by Woody Allen in 1977.
  • A promotional poster for the album Twin Sons of Different Mothers was prominent set dressing on an episode of CBS-TV's sitcom, WKRP in Cincinnati, The Hold Up, which aired October 16, 1978 - Season 1, Episode 5.
  • He composed the music for the TV show, Pen 'n' Inc., in 1981.
  • He appeared in an ABC TV interview with Dan Fogelberg, in which they discuss their collaboration for the No Resemblance Whatsoever album.[6]
  • He composed a song on Herbie Hancock's album, Day Dreams, in 2002.

Performances[edit]

  • Winter Park Jazz Festival, Winter Park, Colorado, July 19, 1998.[7]
  • Bonnie Raitt - Tim Weisberg concert at Greek Theatre, University of California, Berkeley, September 14, 1980.[8]
  • Tom Waits opened for a concert by Tim Weisberg at Ebbett's Field, Denver Colorado, May 17–19, 1973[9]
  • Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, 1970[10]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". article. walmart.com. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ "1997 - Tim Weisberg sues former partner Dan Fogelberg". article. ThisDayInRock.com. 1997. Retrieved June 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ Amicone, Michael (September 4, 1997). "Tim Weisberg Sues 'Twin' Over Reunion Album, Tour". article. allbusiness.com. Retrieved June 26, 2010. [dead link]
  4. ^ Blackwell, Morrice (2001). "Featured Artist: Tim Weisberg". Album Review. JazzReview.com. Retrieved June 25, 2010. 
  5. ^ "The Midnight Special". listing. TV.com. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Dan Fogelberg - ABC Interview with Tim Weisberg video". YouTube.com video. ABC Television. Retrieved June 24, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Winter Park Jazz Festival" (JPG). poster. wplbo.com. 1998. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Bonnie Raitt - Tim Weisberg" (JPG). handbill. wolfgangsvault.com. 1998. Retrieved June 27, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Performances: 1970 - 1975". listing. tomwaitsfan.com. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  10. ^ Rice, Ager (December 6, 1973). "Tim Weisberg's "Color"". Downbeat. 

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