Tim Lefebvre Interview, David Bowie, Tedeschi Trucks: “I just wanted to be good…”

On this Tim Lefebvre interview, after graduating with degrees in Economics and Poli-Sci, Tim moved to NYC to get his music career going, and boy did he do a great job of it! Great stories about working with David Bowie, Donny McCaslin, Lani Stern, Wayne Krantz, Doyle Bramhall II, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Donald Fagan, Brain Adams, The Departed Soundtrack, Boomish, his incredibly diverse musical playing skills, smoking cigars, cycling, handling death, divorce, getting sober, the roller coaster of the music business, being kind, being more comfortable in your skin, and why Nationwide really is on your side. TONS of laughs and fun, super energetic 🙂

An A-List Session Bassist, Tim Lefebvre has played with artists like Lyle Workman, Wayne Krantz, Pete McCann, Dave Fiuczynski, Gil Parris… Bill Evans, Donny McCaslin, Doyle Bramhall II, Daniel Rosenboom, Chris Botti, Scary Pockets, Crow Nuts (with Jeff Babko) and others on over 150 LPs. He also did all the bass work on David Bowie’s Grammy last LP, Blackstar and is also a successful producer. From 2013 – 2018, Tim was the bassist of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, and he has also played on major movie soundtracks like Ocean’s 8, 12 & 13, Despicable Me 2, The Departed, The Sopranos, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, and others. He also subbed on the SNL band for 8 years from 2001 – 2009.

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