Tim Bragg

Remote drums/percussion/flute

4 Reviews
Tim Bragg on SoundBetter

I play and record drums in all styles. I can add congas/bongos/percussion. I also play blues/rock/jazz/funk flute. I write lyrics and full songs. On the featured track I am also singing

I can record acoustic and midi drums. I can supply a stereo master or individual stems. (And the exact same for percussion.)
I can play and record flute lines for any project.
I write lyrics and can compose and arrange songs.
(I also play sax through the EWI (electronic wind synthesizer)

Send me a note through the contact button above.


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4 Reviews

Endorse Tim Bragg
  1. Review by Dirk Speksnijder
    by Dirk Speksnijder

    Need a drummer? Give Tim a go. Reliable, reactive, rhythmic and rocksteady!

  2. Review by David Ellis
    by David Ellis

    I asked Tim to do a hybrid midi session/acoustic cymbal session for me, and he delivered beyond my expectations. Brilliant Drummer!

  3. Review by Terry Harris
    by Terry Harris

    I have known Tim Bragg for many years. He is a top drummer and multi-instrumentalist. Tim is one of my band TEZZAH touring drummers and I use him also for TEZZAH recording work.
    He very enthusiastic and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Tim for both session and live work.

  4. Review by Ross Hemsworth
    by Ross Hemsworth

    I have known Tim for many years and he has worked on numerous tracks for me as drummer, percussionist, bass player, sax player and of course vocalist. He possesses a wealth of talent and has never let me me down, always impressing me with his efforts. I highly recommend Tim for session and live work.

    Ross Hemsworth
    Voting Member - U.S. Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

Interview with Tim Bragg

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: My album 'Authentic'. I was given guitar chords (and perhaps suggested feel) and from that I fashioned melody and lyrics. I then recorded drums/piano/ one bass track/ flute/midi sax/percussion and all the vocals.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: A prog-rock album.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Not yet.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. Ease.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: To produce a recording to the absolute best of my ability.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Freedom.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Can you do this? Yes.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: Perhaps that I'm more versatile than known.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: For the drums: how free can I be? What kind of drum sound would you like? What influences would you like? BPM (of course).

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Listen to a full range of me playing (different styles/genres) and don't be afraid to ask for anything. Also check out my albums on Spotify.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Drum kit.Silver flute. Acoustic guitar. Piano. Congas.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: A long and winding road...for 40 years!

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Lots and lots of feel.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Van Morrison - for his magical use of dynamics and feel.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Get the drums sounding GOOD (well tuned/the correct heads) before recording.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Jazz and funk.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Creativity.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Sensitivity as a drummer.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: Listen hard. Practice hard. Play hard.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My studio allows me to record acoustic and midi drums. I can also do a hybrid set up combining midi drums with acoutic cymbals.

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: There are really too many. I am still discovering amazing drummers and artists.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Drums, vocals and flute.

The Roadhogs - Driving My Life Away

I was the Drum player and singer in this production

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GenresSounds Like
  • Van Morrison
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Jimi Hendrix
Gear Highlights
  • Sonor
  • Tama
  • Zildjian
  • Sabian
  • Roland
  • EWI
  • Flutes Congas
  • Bongos
  • Percussion
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