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Tim Goude

Tim Goude's Biography

Tim Goude was born raised in South Carolina. He developed a love for music at a very young age. The son of a minister, he grew up playing and singing gospel music with his mom and four sisters in his father's church. In 1997 he relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a professional career in music. While traveling, singing, and playing keyboard with Southern Gospel artists, The New Hinsons, he had the great fortune to work with some of Gospel music's leading artists. He is grateful to have worked with numerous distinct groups such as, The Crabb Family, The Freemans, The Kingsmen, to name a few. In 1999 he had the opportunity to be a guest on MSNBC "Imus in the Morning" television talk show in New York City. He has also appeared on various Gaither Videos.

In June of 2000, Tim was presented the opportunity to travel with country music artist Aaron Tippin. Since the time of joining Aaron's band, his job has taken him to places he never imagined he would visit. During a 2002 USO tour, he had the pleasure of performing for soldiers in Kurdistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Qatar. While on the USO tour, he was honored to have Thanksgiving dinner with General Tommy Franks. Afterwards they performed for General Franks and his wife, along with all the military men and women serving in these areas. In January 2004, they were invited to perform for former President George Bush, General Schwarzkopf, former Vice President Dan Quail, and other prominent political figures. Later that year, they had the tremendous privilege to meet President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, and their daughters on different occasions during the presidential rallies in various parts of the country. Since arriving in Tennessee in 1997, Tim has been places and seen things that most people only dream about. Tim reflects, "No matter where this road has taken me, I thank God for not letting me forget where I came from and for always bringing me home."

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