Tim Finoulst (1986) graduated summa cum laude in 2010 from the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp with Hendrik Braeckman and Martijn van Iterson.
He followed masterclasses with Peter Hertmans, Hans Van Oost, John Scofield, Fabien Degryse, Serge Lazarevitch, Jonathan Kreisberg, Hilmar Jensson, Nelson Veras, Philip Catherine, Wayne Krantz, Ari Hoenig, Charlie Haden, Anders Jormin and many others.
With The Circle he played in the Summer of 2009 at Jazz Middelheim with Mark Turner as a guest soloist.
During his studies Tim formed Sullivan Street Trio. With this trio he ended fourth place on the international Jazz Contest Jazz Hoeilaart in 2011.
In July 2013 he won together with Kim Versteynen the Dinant Leffe Jazz Contest.
As a teacher he is connected with the Art School (Kunsthumaniora) of Hasselt and the Academies of Genk and Hasselt.
He plays also with :
Yuan Trio & Yuan Quintet (http://jazz4you.be/event/yuan-quintet/)
Rob Vanspauwen Trio (www.robvanspauwen.com)