10th Annual Sounds of Brass Pops Concert
featuring guest artist: Tim Lerch, Guitar
1 p.m. April 30th, 2017
Tacoma Community College, Auditorium
Tacoma, WA


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Sounds of Brass is a 16 member brass and percussion under the direction of John Falskow, music chair, T.C.C. The concert will feature music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, Georgia On My Mind, music of George Gershwin, and additional film, Broadway, and standard popular songs.

Tim Lerch, Guitar
Currently one of the Pacific Northwests busiest and most well respected guitarists, Tim is the newest member of the legendary Northwest Gypsy Jazz Group Pearl Django. In between gigs with PD Tim tries to play as many Solo Guitar performance as he can fit into the schedule. Tim also plays regularly with former Roomfull Of Blues frontman Mark Dufresne, Harmonica virtuoso Lee Oskar, the Tim Lerch Trio. Also a sought after session guitarist, Tim records frequently in Seattle and Vancouver.

In addition to his live playing and recording schedule Tim is also a well respected and popular teacher with a busy schedule of private lessons, classes and workshops. Recent activities include a new Instructional DVD for Hal Leonard Publishing and Master Class Videos for JazzGuitarSociety.com and a regular column in Fingerstyle Forum Magazine. For those players who don't live near Seattle Tim is now offering private online lessons via Skype.

Tim has had the very good fortune to study with Ted Greene, Joe Diorio, Lenny Breau, Joe Pass, Jimmy Wyble and Ron Eschete'.