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Interviews & Articles



Tim Lefebvre: Playing Bass for David Bowie by Scott Devine, Scott’s Bass Lessons, 6/1/19

Howard Stern Jams With Jon Batiste & Stay Human On ‘Colbert’ by Andy Kahn, JamBase, 5/22/19

Session bass ace Tim Lefebvre: "Even if it’s obtuse harmonically, if it’s funky, people will respond to it" by Alison Richter, MusicRadar, 3/22/19

Review: Tedeschi Trucks Band “Signs” & Whose Hat Is This? “Everything’s OK” by Chris Jisi, Bass Magazine, March 2019

Blackstar and Beyond by Phil Freeman, The Wire, March 2019

Tedeschi Trucks Band: Strengthen What Remains by Dean Budnick, Relix, 2/8/19

The Jazz Session #472: Tim Lefebvre by Jason Crane, The Jazz Session, 1/15/19


Whose Hat Is This?: Everything's OK by Doug Collette, All About Jazz, 12/16/18

At Work: Whose Hat Is This? by Dean Budnick, Relix, 11/10/18

Tedeschi Trucks Band side project goes with the flow by Stephen Centanni, Lagniappe Weekly, 10/17/18

Interview: Tim Lefebvre Talks David Bowie, Whose Hat Is This?, & Tedeschi Trucks by Scott Horowitz, Live For Live Music, 7/25/18

Exclusive Q&A with Blackstar bassist Tim Lefebvre!, David Bowie News, 2/23/18


For this Tedeschi Trucks side project, every night is an improvised setlist by Isaac Weeks, The News & Observer, 12/3/17

Video Interview with Bassist Tim Lefebvre by Raul Amador, Bass Musician Magazine, 11/6/17

Jack Casady and Tim Lefebvre: Exclusive Video Interview by David Sands, For Bass Players Only, 10/16/17

Tim Lefebvre Releases "Whose Hat Is This?" by Steve Gregory, Bass Musician Magazine, 7/3/17

Bassist Tim Lefebvre by Von Ruben Kalus, Deutschlandradio Kuldur, 4/3/17

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Featuring Bassist Tim Lefebvre, Releases Live From The Fox Oakland by Steve Gregory, Bass Musician Magazine, 3/27/17

Grammys 2016: 6 Things You Didn't See and Hear on TV by Steve Appleford, Rolling Stone, 2/13/17

Review: Tedeschi Trucks, above all, honors the music by Bob Gendron, The Chicago Tribune, 1/20/17


Tim Lefebvre: Our Interview by Luca Maffe il, DavidBowieBlackstar.it, 10/25/16

Groove - Episode #21: Tim Lefebvre by Mitch Joel, No Treble, 9/1/16

Bowie's Blackstar Bassist Tim Lefebvre's Desert Island Classics by Jana Dagdagan, Stereophile, 5/30/16

Bowie Roundtable With Gail Ann Dorsey, Mark Plati and Tim Lefebvre by Rita Houston, WFUV, 3/31/16

Tim Lefebvre Going Track by Track on David Bowie's Blackstar by Juan Alderete, Pedals And Effects, 3/8/16

Tim Lefebvre On David Bowie's Blackstar by Juan Alderete, Pedals And Effects, 3/7/16

Interview with Tim Lefebvre - Bassist for Tedeschi Trucks Band; David Bowie's Blackstar by Ryan Gottlieb, High Plains Public Radio, 1/26/16

 What It Was Like Recording 'Blackstar' With David Bowie by Ron Hart, Observer, 1/20/16

David Bowie's Ben Monder and Tim Lefebvre: Just Like That Bluebird by David Von Bader, Premier Guitar, 1/15/16

Let Me Get By: An Interview with Tim Lefebvre by Kevin Johnson, No Treble, 1/14/16

Tedeschi Trucks Band Bassist Tim Lefebvre Reflects on Recording with David Bowie by Dean Budnick, Relix, 1/11/16

'Blackstar' Bassist on Bowie: 'The Greatest Musician I've Ever Heard' by Paolo Genone, Rolling Stone, 1/11/16


Interview With Tim LefebvreBass Labb, 12/4/15

Tim Lefebvre: From NYC Jazz to LA JamsSoundGears, 6/24/15


Tim Lefebvre Brings His Musical Moxie to the Mainstream by Chris Jisi, Bass Player, 11/3/14

 Interview: Tim Lefebvre of Tedeschi Trucks BandLive And Listen, 2014


Tim Lefebvre: Musical Multilinguist by Steve Gregory, Bass Musician, 11/1/13


Tracking a Body-Rattling Saxophone Storm: Donny McCaslin Group at Jazz Standard by Nate Chinen, The New York Times, 12/5/12

Fuse Jazz Review: Donny McCaslin - The Big Round Sound by Steve Mossberg, The Arts Fuse, 10/13/12

Casting for Gravity: Donny McCaslin's Adventure Into Electronica by Ralph A. Mirlello, The Huffington Post, 9/24/12

Wayne Krantz Trio, Ronnie Scott's, London by Mike Hobart, The Financial Times, 8/21/12

Tim Lefebvre: Bicoastal Badass by Ken Micallef, Bass Player, 2/16/12

Dave Douglas, Wadada Leo Smith & Taylor Ho Bynum by Martin Longley, All About Jazz, 1/4/12


Tim Lefebvre by Jon Liebman, For Bass Players Only, 12/19/11

Tree Or Slab? The Doubling Masters Speak, Part 2 by John Goldsby, Bass Player, 10/24/11

Review: Rudder's Live Rockwood Music Hall NYC DVD by Phil Wain, No Treble, 9/6/11

Dog House & Pork Chop: The Doubling Masters Speak, Part 1 by John Goldsby, Bass Player, 9/2/11


Tim Lefebvre & Rudder: Bassist Am RuderGitarre & Bass, May 2010


Wayne Krantz / Keith Carlock / Tm Lefebvre: Krantz Carlock Lefebvre by Ian Paterson, All About Jazz, 8/25/09


The Working Bassist: What You Really Need to Know to Survive in New York City by John Carey, (Book), 2008


Lefebvre, Tim - InterviewGitarre & Bass, Sep 2000