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Thomas Chapin

A versatile multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and composer, in the 80s and 90s, Chapin led a trio performing his own music playing in New York City’s downtown scene, and at festivals and clubs around the world. An outstanding composer of larger works as well, he sometimes augmented the trio with strings and horn ensembles.

Though leukemia tragically ended his life in 1998 at age 40, Thomas Chapin left behind a legacy of many excellent albums and performances, and a reputation as one of jazz’s more extraordinary musicians and one of the few musicians to exist in both the worlds of the downtown, experimentalist scene and mainstream jazz

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Albums

Never Let Me Go
Never Let Me Go
Playscape Recordings
2016
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Never Let Me Go
Never Let Me Go
Playscape Recordings
2012
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Ride
Ride
Playscape Recordings
2007
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Ride
Ride
Playscape Recordings
2006
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Toronto 1997: A Suite for Thomas Chapin
Toronto 1997: A Suite...
Boxholder Records
2004
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[no cover]
Alive
Recorded
1999
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Videos

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