Biography - Tim Wedde
Instrument: Piano, Wurlitzer, Hammond Organ, Rhodes, Piano Accordion.
Tim began his musical career at the age of five, studying classical piano for 12 years. Things began to go awry when his parent's bought him Simon & Garfunkel's 'Sounds of Silence' album at a garage sale in 1972, and later when his brother challenged him to learn a Jon Lord organ solo!!
Years later, Wedde found himself in New Zealand pop band 'The Mockers' (1983 - 1987), co-writing the hit song 'Forever Tuesday Morning' amongst others. He went on to tour with NZ rock icons 'Hello Sailor' and moved toSydney in 1987. A career as a session keyboard player ensued, which included working and recording with artists like Dave Dobbyn, Wendy Matthews, Slim Dusty, Graeme Connors, Shane Howard/Goanna, Shanley, Mental as Anything and Ireland's Mary Black.
Wedde joined 'The Flood' in 2001. He first saw the band at the Tamworth Hotel in 1998, and was instantly impressed with the musicality, the songs and Kevin Bennett's vocals. It was only a matter of time before - for the first time since 1987!! - he was drawn back to being a 'member' of a band!