Tim Froncek

Visiting Artist; Western Jazz Quartet

CONTACT INFORMATION: froncekt@gvsu.edu | WesternJazzQuartet




Tim Fronceck

Tim Fronceck




Tim Froncek is the one of the most in demand drummers of the Midwest. He has performed with Woody Herman, Ray Brown, Randy Brecker, Christian McBride, Oliver Jones, Bud Shank, Bill Watrous, and others. As a visiting artist at Western Michigan University, he gives master classes and coaches combos. As drummer of the Western Jazz Quartet, he has toured North, South, and Central America, as well as Europe and Asia. He can be heard on the three most recent WJQ CDs. Tim is a professor of jazz studies at Grand Valley State University, faculty for Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and leads his own big band in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Tim is a clinician for Yamaha Drums.




Tim Froncek