Progressive Rock Revisited in the 21st Century
Founding member 1971, Tim is the bands virtuoso guitarist and also plays keyboards. Songwriter.
Tim Cox is a member of production, remixing and songwriting team The Band of Gypsies (www.myspace.com/bandofgypsies2).http://bandofgypsies.bandcamp.com/ They wrote and produced the early Rozalla hits "Everybody's Free", "Faith" and "Are You Ready To Fly". "Everybody's Free" has sold over a million copies worldwide and has been used in numerous films. Recently Tim has written songs for Slippmatt and Daniel Light's new label Can You Feel It Media and is currently working on remixes, songwriting and production with Erire. Tim has just written and recorded some new songs with Lauren Dyson (of Basshunter fame).
In "The Tirith" Tim teams up with his old sparring partners Dick Cory and Paul Williams and returns to his original first instrument guitar.
You could say Tim is a dance music producer by day, rock guitarist by night
Founding member 1971, Dick plays bass, acoustic guitar, synths via pedals and handles the vocals. Songwriter.
After the first Tirith, Dick went to University and studied Geology. He has continued with music, writing songs and recording a whole body of work over the years, including working with Tim on many occasions. In 1995 he set up the record label Just Create Records which went on to have success with the compilations "Ambient Northern Lights I and II". These appeared in the mainstream shops and were widely distributed across europe. Dick is best known for his ambient music recorded under the name "Trace Melon", and has had several peices of music used by the BBC. However about 7 years ago he returned to his first love, guitar based prog rock, which eventually led to the reformation of "The Tirith”.
Carl joined The Tirith in June 2012. Before this Carl was with Gatecrasher for 15 years, one of the biggest rock covers bands around the Midlands, playing mainly at biker festivals.
Paolo Kboard Iannattone joined The Tirith in March 2016. Renowned italian keyboard player Paolo Iannattone originally from southern Italy had been in touch with The Tirith since late 2014, but only moved to the UK in February 2016 . Paolo has been playing keyboards since 1979 and has appeared on over 50 recordings and has made many live appearances, previously playing with Vinnie Colaiuta, Abraham Laboiel, Sonny Thompson and Michael Baker. He arranged original soundtrack of the italian blockbuster movie ‘Sole a catinelle” with italian comedy star Checco Zalone. Paolo is now based in Nottingham.