Mr. Timothy Cason is an experienced bassist and guitarist currently performing with multiple bands around Southern California. The jazz band Grand Daddy Jack has been a long-time dream of Mr. Cason. His musical background includes many different styles and genres, starting with Folk Music he performed in his local church as a teenager. He continued to perform and compose music throughout his high-school years and led the school's church music program, teaching other students about guitar and bass. He continued his education at Auburn University where he studied music theory independently in his spare time. He also continued teaching bass guitar at a local music store. He joined the local rock band Steel Fury who attained a recording contract with New Renaissance Records in Burbank California. After traveling to California and recording the LP "Lesser of Two Evils" with Steel Fury, Tim was approached by the band Attaxe and offered a position as lead singer and bassist. He accepted the position and performed on stages throughout California for several years. He also joined the band Aversion as bassist and began recording with Restless Records in Hollywood California.
During this time Tim also continued his education at Cerritos College and Southern California Institute of Technology where he acquired a degree in Electronics Engineering. Mr. Cason began working for Roland Audio Development producing prototype amplifiers for studio applications, and eventually opened a very successful business repairing electronics. His Grandfather, "Grand Daddy Jack" was an investor in the initial startup of the business. Tim stopped performing and focused on his repair business.
In 2002 Tim returned to the stage with the band Cripple Need Cane as bassist, composer and backing vocalist. He produced and mastered the band's First EP.
Tim is currently leading the band Grand Daddy Jack with the help of all of the band's extremely talented members. His goal is to use the many years of experience performing, composing, producing and managing bands to take Grand Daddy Jack to the next level and perform live on Late Night TV, create music scores for full length feature films and television, create music for online sale and distribution and to travel the globe performing hit songs.
Tim is also currently performing with the bands Cold Shot (Bass guitar and Vocals), The Who Experience, WhosNext (Lead Guitar and Vocals) and Infidel (Bass Guitar, Pedal Synth and Vocals). He is also working with the EXTREMELY talented Mr. Emad Alaeddin at Granted Records in Santa Ana California producing and developing local talent.
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