About Tim

Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis is seen as the true heir to Stéphane Grappelli. Tim has been lauded for his musical genius and signature sound by Nigel Kennedy and the late Les Paul, and maintains a busy schedule touring the globe.

“Stéphane Grappelli’s style is alive and well in the hands of Tim Kliphuis” – Nigel Kennedy

A legend in the Django Reinhardt world, Tim has worked closely with gypsy guitar acts The Rosenberg Trio, Fapy Lafertin and Paulus Schäfer at the major Gypsy Jazz festivals. His most recent gypsy jazz CDs are ‘Rock Django‘ and ‘The Grappelli Album‘.

Tim is also an innovative cross-over artist in collaborations with orchestras: a good example is his improvised re-working of Vivaldi in ‘Reflecting the Seasons‘.

“The greatest living exponent of the Stéphane Grappelli violin style” – David Grisman

Find out more about Tim Kliphuis on www.timkliphuis.com.