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Terence I. Culpepper Terence I. Culpepper

Composer, guitarist and bassist Terence Culpepper has been involved with several groups in the New York metropolitan area before starting “Since When?”

He began his studies at The Guitar Study Center in New York and later with jazz guitarists Pat Martino and Bill Connors (of Chick Corea's “Return to Forever” fame). While attending college at St. John's University he began writing music and soon thereafter began to lead his own groups during the early 1980's.

His first outing as leader was a five-piece group, “Exposure” and has performed in The Atrium at CitiCorp Center, The Cellar Restaurant, the 1984 Harlem Week Festival (which featured the future EMI/ Manhattan recording artist Najee), Downstate Medical College, Bistro Filipino and at The Manhattan Proper Cafe.

Mr. Culpepper is currently performing with “Since When?” and producing new artists for his production company, The Westfall Music Group.


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