Among jazz musicians, the saxophonist Tim Ries is known as a singular talent, a player’s player.”

— New York Times


Life Changes

Ropeadope Records, 2019

Featuring: Jack DeJohnetteBill FrisellLarry GoldingsGrégoire Maret, James Genus, and Scott Colley.

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volume 2

Tim Ries's newest CD, Stones World: Rolling Stones World Music Project, released October 21st, 2008. 

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I thought what Tim recorded was amazing. The playing is beautiful, too - Tim always has such a beautiful sound.”

— Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, Downbeat

Sample Track

In Tim’s playing there is the strong passion and searching quality which for me must be present in really great, spontaneous jazz.”

— Dave Liebman

Tim Ries & Sara Baras: Flamenco Jazz for the Rolling Stones Project

relaxed mastery of improvisation on advanced harmonic material”

— Jazz Times