Tim Daisy is a Chicago-based percussionist and composer working in the fields of improvised and composed music. 

He has performed and recorded original music for modern dance, sound installations, film, and improvised music ensembles of various configurations since  1997. Tim also owns and operates Relay Records,  launched in 2011 it documents much of the collaborative work that he has been involved with both at home and abroad.

Tim helps curate the weekly OPTION series at Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago. The programming explores contemporary perspectives on improvisation and composition in a ‘salon’ format, enabling local, national, and international artists to publicly discuss their practice and ideas as well as perform

“He’s a sonic explorer, navigating a wide range of bracing textures with an impeccable ear for galvanic rhythms.” Columbia Free Times
(photo by Steve Kaiser)