Tim Buie-World Class Piano Entertainer-2 Guinness World Record Recipient
Tim Buie is 53 years of age! He is born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina where two things kept him from getting into trouble as a child! One was his love of sports, the other was rocking out on the piano! Tim graduated high school in 1982. This is where Tim Buie took a turn in his life and joined The United States Army Band. He was stationed at The 14th Army Band which was located in Anniston, Alabama. After his honorable discharge after a 4 year stint, Tim Buie moved to Nashville, Tennessee where Tim Buie became a studio musician playing for Artist who needed a piano gun for hire!
Tim Buie was offered and excepted a gig in Oslo, Norway with A country band called "The Eddie Thompson Band!"
After the two month gig ended, Tim decided to give the International piano bar circuit a try! Since then in 1986 Tim has traveled and performed in over 40 Countries around the world performing in every venue style that one could possibly think of! Piano Bars, Cruise Ships, Nightclubs, Concert Halls, International Television, National Tv, Dueling Pianos, Half times shows, Fundraisers, College circuit are the venues that Tim has performed in over the last 25 years!!
Tim Buie likes to refer to himself as "The Ric Flair of Rocking Piano's!" referring to Wrestlings flamboyant wildman himself! Performing every-style with world class precision! Jazz, Rock, Classical, Country, Oldies, Blue Grass, Sing A Long, Dueling Pianos, Boogie Woogie, Rag-Time, All Request shows, up to todays hits! His monster piano chops is matched by his vocals which can fit any genre he is performing with ease! From James Taylor to Ricky Scaggs to The Commodores!
Of all the things Tim Buie is most proud of- it is his dedication to the numerous charity events that he has performed at through the years! March of Dimes, The Tsunami Relief fund, Blind Children's fund, The American Red Cross, Raising money for children who need Kidney Transplants and The American Alzheimers Foundation! It is these fund raisers where Tim Buie set the world on fire by Attempting and Setting a few Guinness World Records for NON-STOP MARATHON piano playing! The first world record was 56 hours and 10 minutes! 2 weeks later he attempted and set another Guinness World record and getting the Official Nod and certificate at 61 hours and 3 minutes! One year later, Tim Buie performed at Rumrunners in Wilmington, North Carolina where he performed for 63 hours and 11 minutes! I was informed from Guinness that I set a new World record legitimately but, one week later Charles Brunner who resides in Trinidad surpassed Tim. But, tons of monies were raised in Tim's Efforts!