"Playing small does not serve you... in order to change the world you gotta play BIG!"
Tim Stephenson is a jazz percussionist known for his diverse talents and ability to adapt to new musical situations. Throughout his career, Mr. Stephenson has played in many groups with genres ranging from Classical, Jazz, and Latin, to Rock, Pop, Folk, and Country. A multi-instrumentalist, Mr. Stephenson has performed on guitar, piano, mandolin, and voice in addition to percussion. Because of this diversity, he has had the honor of singing with Ben Folds and the Seattle Symphony, playing drum set with Butterscotch, Donny McCaslin, Davie Allen, and Joe Gilman, performing with a jazz quartet in Dublin, Ireland and touring in Italy and The Netherlands with Northern California Surf Rock Band, The Pyronauts.
In addition to his music, Tim is a certified performance coach (McLaren Coaching) and owner of Inspire to Create; an inspiration based company that provides a safe, creative environment for transformation through custom visualizations, group inspiration classes for both professionals and students, and inspiration retreats. Tim uses the powerful tool of visualizing to help his clients access their own inspiration and create the results they want in their lives. His purpose is to Inspire through Creativity and Passion, and he seeks to implement this into all that he does.