Tim Scanlan photographed by Terri Taylor on March 10, 2013
|Born||May 15, 1979|
|Known for||Musician / Multi-Instrumentalist|
|Awards||2012 Anglo-Celt Street Seisiún Talent Competition Winner|
Tim Scanlan is a musician from Melbourne, Australia who performs as a one-man band. This multi-instrumentalist simultaneously plays a harmonica, a guitar and rattling shaker (left-handed), a bass drum or cajon with his right foot, and cymbals on a stand with his left foot while tapping his feet on a stomp box. He also sings occasionally. His unique style of music has been described as a blend of Blues, Jazz, Folk, Roots Music and Reggae.
Tim was born on May 15, 1979.
- Took second place at the 2012 Anglo-Celt Street Seisiún Talent Competition.
- Has performed in several countries, including Australia, the United States, Canada, Ireland and Japan.
- Records on the indie label Scanbait Records. His music is also featured on MySpace and Soundcloud.
- Featured as the main subject of over a dozen YouTube videos.
Tim, along with Irishmen Aindrias de Staic and former Saw Doctors drummer, Éimhín Cradock, make up the Gaelic gypsy hip-hop band, The Latchikós. They have performed live in Canada, Ireland and the United States, with plans to tour England, Ireland and Canada in 2013. They have also produced one 10-track CD.
- Personal Facebook page of Tim Scanlan
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