GREGORY THOMPKINS – 8PM & 10PM

14
/ Dec
2014

GREGORY THOMPKINS – 8PM & 10PM

Venue
Twins Jazz
Time
08:00 pm - 12:00 am
Price
$10.00

Gregory Thompkins’ professional career started with the jazz group First Impressions at Towson University in 1985. The ensemble performed at clubs, concerts, and festivals in the greater Baltimore/Washington area. Gregory is a graduate of Towson University where he studied  music  with  Hank Levy, Glen Cashman, Greg Hatza and Dr. Joe Briscuso. While at Towson University, he also performed and studied with Carl Grubbs, recorded with Red Tape and received the C.E.E.P. award in 1986.

Gregory recorded a tribute to Thelonious Monk called Boo Boo’s Birthday. He also has concert recorded celebrating John Coltrane titled LSQ.

Since 1992 Gregory has taught Saxophone at Music and Art Center in Ellicott city and Timonium, Maryland. Gregory is also the Musical Director of the Baltimore Jazz Education Project a nonprofit that seeks to raise funds to musically educate underserved youth in the greater Baltimore area.

Gregory currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland where he is in constant demand as a saxophonist and teacher. He can be heard regularly with The Greg Thompkins Trio, Lafayette Gilchrist and The New Volcanoes.

For more information, please visit www.rolandparkjazz.com