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|Timothy Jon Gemmill
|May 28, 1949
Seattle, Washington, US
|Seattle, Washington and Hackensack (1972–1977), US
|jazz, post-bop, avant-garde jazz, jazz fusion, digital jazz, techno
|Musician, composer, arranger, record producer, bandleader, graphic designer, entrepreneur
|Tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, piano, electric piano, keyboards, synthesizers, digital audio workstation
|Cozgem Records, ITI Records, Rocka Records
Timothy Jon Gemmill (born May 28, 1949) is an American jazz musician, composer, arranger, producer, bandleader, graphic designer and entrepreneur, who has been involved in musical projects since the late 1960s. Most notably; Music Projection Trio (1970–1972), Rorschach (1973–1977), Cozzetti & Gemmill Quartet (1978–1982), Cozzetti & Gemmill [ citation needed ](1983–present), Rocka Records (1994–2004), Rocka.com (1999–2004) and Cozgem Records (1981–present).
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