Timothy Pledger is a musician and composer living in Melbourne, Australia.
Pledger's music comprises elements of rock, jazz, free jazz, minimalism, folk and blues.
Pledger's band Bohjass has been interpreting his compositions since 1982.
Pledger has released 15 albums with Bohjass, Sandwich Jesus, Product,
Bum (bohjass upas militia) and Uncle e, as well as being a guest on other artist's recordings, performances and videos.
"Pledger's harmonies are so pungent they make you blush..." Ben Watson. (Review: "an ex in pm. tort". The Wire. U.K. 2000)
"Pledger demonstrates his right to impose his ideas on the rest of the band by delivering amazing sax solo's, where he evokes Ayler and Dolphy..." Ben Watson. (Review: "an ex in Pm. tort." in Hi-fi News U.K. 2000)
emphasis on harmonic rhythm...sometimes static...sometimes fluid...emotive sources of feeling within structure of artistic endeavour... it's inside the square...not outside...the understanding of repetitive junk like aces in a card game....end game...brilliant sunshine over the rooftops...le exista...