Timothy Jude Smith known by his stage name Timmy Trumpet was born in Sydney, Australia. He started trumpet when he was four years old and was taught by his father. Timmy had secondary education at Carlingford High School. Timmy was named the Young Musician of the Year at 13 years old. Timothy also received a full scholarship to the Conservatory taught by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Anthony Heinrich. Within two years he got a job as a lead solo trumpet player for an Australian All-Star stage band.
Timothy chose the artistic name Timmy Trumpet and performed as a trumpeter with two Australian DJs Stafford Brothers in nightclubs and Australian music festivals. Timothy then taught him the DJ game and began playing the self-titled Timmy Trumpet, recording live trumpet sound on DJ sets.
Timmy’s team signed early music releases with Australian labels OneLove, Central Station, and Hussle Recordings and produced several mixes for the Australian Department of Sound, including national promotional tours.
Timmy Trumpets’ hit single “Freaks” by New Zealand rapper Savage has won gold from the RIAA, six times more platinum from the ARIA, and triple platinum from Recorded Music NZ. According to DJ Mag Top 100, Timmy Trumpet is currently the 10th largest DJ in the world.
On March 25, 2019, Timmy Trumpet became the first trumpet player to play in zero gravity, a partnership project between the European Space Agency and Big City Beats.