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
Saturday October 22, 5pm-7pm The Baltimore Jazz Education Project (BJEP) will have it’s yearly concert with Claire Daly, Carl Filipiak, Blake Meister, Robert Shahid and Gregory Thompkins at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church 2330 Mt. Hebron Drive Ellicott City, MD 21042 This event is Free!
Olde Skool will perform at Bertha’s on Sunday October 9th, November 13th, December 11 from 1pm-4pm! 734 S. Broadway, Baltimore MD