About Us | Contact | Subscribe

Home: 20's Jazz

Navigation:    Home    Back   

Butch Thompson

Born in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota in 1943 Butch Thompson stated taking piano lessons when he was six years old and went on to play clarinet in his high school band. While a student at the University of Minnesota in 1962 he joined the "Hall Brothers Jazz Band" of Minneapolis and in coming years enjoyed frequent visits to New Orleans where he learned from local musicians. After leading his own groups including the "New Orleans Jazz Originals" he gained widespread attention as the featured pianist on the National radio show "A Prairie Home Companion" between 1974 and 1986. Butch Thompson is also currently among few pianist in the World to possess the ability to play in the style of the legendary Jelly Roll Morton.

-For more information about Butch Thompson Click Here


Ain't Misbehavin' (3:17)

Chicago Breakdown (3:46)

Creepy Feeling (4:50)

Jungle Blues (4:52)

Subscribe to 20's Jazz

Absolutely free
Every time we post a new video,
we'll send you a notice by e-mail.

First Name: E-mail address:

Return to the 20's jazz home page

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact