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Robert Henry "Bobby" Timmons (Philadelphia, December 19, 1935 - New York City, March 1, 1974) was an American and composer. He is best known for his role as sideman in Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (1958 - 1959) and as the composer of a.o. "Moanin'", "Dat Dere", and "This Here", typical of his distinctive gospel soul-jazz style.

Timmons was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a minister. Both of his parents, plus several aunts and uncles, played… read more

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  • Amazing musician!
  • In Person is cool....Like it very much
  • 14 shouts... what a disgrace. Amazing composer and amazing pianist. [2]
  • And.....His sound is veery goood.
  • I absolutely love his improvisations and his own composition. It's bluesy and masterly. Sorry for my bad English.
  • cool sound)
  • never enough love here. happy belated bobby.
  • Maybe you can catch his lights and shadows from a recording with Dexter Gordon. Though his play has some distinct limitations, he is the unique one. That`s why I like him.
  • 11 shouts... what a disgrace. Amazing composer and amazing pianist.
  • Great musician

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