Registration for this workshop is closed as of Friday, May 24 at 12:30 pm.
Improvisation Workshop with Paul Thompson
1:30-2:15 pm for all levels and ages
PAUL THOMPSON has been playing bass professionally for over 25 years, including recording and touring stints with trumpeter Maynard Ferguson and saxophonist Stanley Turrentine. Recent playing credits include Hubert Laws, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Joe Locke, and Bob James, among others. Currently, he can be seen playing around the Pittsburgh area with Salsamba!, THOTH Trio, the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, in pit orchestras at the Byham and New Hazlett Theaters, or performing with some of our city's rich Jazz community. Paul also teaches Jazz Bass at West Virginia University, Duquesne University, and West Virginia Weslyan College, as well as being an Adjunct Instrumental Music teacher at his alma mater, Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 Performing Arts School, for the last 14 years. http://www.paulthompson.us