Amazon.com Widgets
Track

Ed Thigpen

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: December 28, 1930 | Died: January 13, 2010    

Ed Thigpen

Receipient of the 2002 IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education) HUMANITARIAN AWARD, the IFPI (International Federation of Phonagraph Industry) 2002 Danish Jazz Awards and also Inducted into The PAS (Percussive Arts Society) HALL OF FAME.

World-renown for his exemplary musicianship, his artistry with wire brushes, and his highly effective teaching methods, Ed Thigpen is admired by musicians and critics alike as one of the finest performer/educators in jazz. Born in Chicago December 28, 1930, Edmund Thigpen grew up in Los Angeles where he atteneded Thomas Jefferson High School, whose alumni include artists such as Dexter Gorden, Chico Hamilton and Art Farmer, There he got his practical experience in the schools swing band under the guidance of the revered teacher Samuel Browne....
read more

  • BUY

    Ed Thigpen In Copenhagen 1973-74

    Telarc
    2006
  • BUY

    Out Of The Storm

    CMP Records
    1966

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Ed Thigpen Signature Crystal Ride Cymbals by Sabian. Crystal Rides: 22, 20, 18 Crystal Bell Rides: 22, 20, (med) & 18 med.thin Crystal Bell Ride Ed Thigpen Signature Sticks and Brushes by Calato Regal Tip Ed Thigpen Signature Brush-Up practice pad by Remo
Rank: 1,603 Views: 9,447 Fans: 2
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sheryl Bailey

Sheryl Bailey

About | Enter

Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how