Tim Sparks

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Birthday
31, 1954
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

American acoustic guitar virtuoso who has worked with artists like Dolly Parton and Bill Frisell. He taught at University of Minnesota Morris.

Before Fame

He taught himself to play guitar because he was too sick from encephalitis to go to school for a year.

Trivia

His first album was released in 1993 and was called The Nutcracker Sweet.

Family Life

His grandmother, who played piano in church, was an early musical influence on Sparks.

Associated With

He has often collaborated with composer John Zorn.