Be Here with Tim Nast Pianist and Composer Tours Ottawa Valley - theHumm September 2019
Be Here with Tim Nast Pianist and Composer Tours Ottawa Valley - theHumm September 2019
Accomplished pianist and composer Tim Nast is set to release his new album on October 4, and will be hitting the road from October 4 to November 16 for his fall tour across the Ottawa Valley. Tim will be also showcasing eight singles from his new album, Here, on social media @timcnast. This campaign aims to give audiences an insight into the melodic tunes found on his album.
With an album design featuring an ancient cave painting, Here focuses on acknowledging our time and life on planet Earth. Comprised of twelve original solo piano songs, the album celebrates the simple fact that we are here — on this planet, in our bodies, in this moment. The song Passengers tells of how we are all passengers on this planet as we move through our lives and through space. The album and song acknowledge our busy lifestyle and how we need to step back and savour life’s journey.
Growing up on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Tim’s musical styling was honed through his classical and jazz influencers and the tranquil setting found along the west coast. Tim defines his musical stylings as “freestyle piano,” encompassing the sounds of classical, folk and jazz music. Tim wants to take his listeners on a journey through a musical landscape by evoking a feeling of escaping the busy lives individuals lead. “Music is the conductor on the melodic journey through this album,” he explains. “It is the vehicle people use when looking for meaning in their life.”
Tim’s fall tour will feature intimate performances that create a bubble of time for his audience. Tim wants individuals to leave the show feeling self-aware and in the moment. Aside from performing his songs, he will be doing his form of improvisation for the audience. He will end each show by composing a new song with the audience present, as a way to connect with them and build raw and authentic material. After every show the song will be uploaded to his website and Tim will give the audience free access to the song they created together.
The weekly pre-release of eight singles will be highlighted through Tim’s social media pages to build momentum for his new album, and engage with his audience on this musical journey. A gifted pianist and composer with a natural affinity for the audience, he looks forward to sharing his music with people around the world and connecting with them in an authentic way. Follow Tim Nast on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to join him on his melodic journey and upcoming tour dates. Tickets are available in advance for $20 at timnast.com/tour , and at the door for $25.
By Sally Hansen
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