Saxophone lessons with Gregory Thompkins
Facetime, Zoom and Skype
Phone num 443 854 5876
Gregory Thompkins performs and resides in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an early jazz and commercial music graduate of Towson University, receiving his Bachelor of Science in 1989. Mr. Thompkins has studied music with Hank Levy, Glenn Cashman, Ron Diehl, George Garzone, Sara Nichols, and Denis Karp. In his 30-plus year music career, he has performed with All Mighty Senators, Lafayette Gilchrist, David Murray, George Garzone, Dave Ballou, Michael Formanek, and many others. He has recorded with Lafayette Gilchirst, All Mighty Senators, and his own groups.
As a saxophone teacher his students have performed in first chair positions in their local school bands. Several of his students have received music scholarships from Eastman School of Music, Towson University, University of Michigan, University of Maryland, and University of The Arts.
Mr. Thompkins is the Music Director of The Baltimore Jazz Education Project (BJEP) The BJEP is a nonprofit that seeks to raise funds to musically educate underserved youth in the greater Baltimore area. Started in 2007, the BJEP has educated over 30 students at Winston Middle School, Patterson Park Public Charter School and select private students. We have purchased over $10,000 of musical instruments and supplies and raised over $150,000. We look forward to the 2021-2022 school year. www.jazzbjep.com
The Baltimore Jazz Education Project (BJEP) is happy to announce we will feature Claire Daly. on two events! Summer saxophone workshop Saturday July 29th at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church 5pm-7pm and our fall Concert Jam Session Saturday October 28th at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church! Events are free! Location: 2330 Mt Hebron Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042 www.jazzbjep.com
Olde Skool will perform at Bertha’s on Sunday April 23 1pm-4pm, Sunday May 14 from 1pm-4pm! 734 S. Broadway, Baltimore MD