MALACHI THOMPSON

Hard Bop / Progressive Big Band / Post Bop / Fusion / Avant-Garde Jazz • United States
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An excellent if underrated trumpeter, Malachi Thompson has played in free settings and recorded abstract tributes to jazz's possible founder, Buddy Bolden. Thompson grew up in Chicago. After hearing Count Basie's Orchestra at a concert when he was 11, he persuaded his parents to get him a trumpet. By 1969, Thompson was a member of the AACM and working in diverse settings ranging from free jazz to R&B. After gaining a college degree at Governor's State University, he moved to New York in 1974. As a freelancer, Thompson worked with the Sam Wooding big band, Sam Rivers, Joe Henderson, Kalaparusha McIntyre, Jackie McLean, David Murray, and many others. He was a co-leader of Brass Proud (1975-1980), an important part of Lester Bowie's Hot Trumpeter Repertory Company, and later on a member of Brass Fantasy. Thompson spent periods of time living in New York, Washington D.C., and Vienna, Austria. Although knocked read more...
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Jazz LifeJazz Life
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MALACHI THOMPSON The Seventh Son album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Seventh Son
Fusion 1980
MALACHI THOMPSON Spirit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spirit
Post Bop 1983
MALACHI THOMPSON Lift Every Voice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lift Every Voice
Progressive Big Band 1992
MALACHI THOMPSON The Jaz Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jaz Life
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
MALACHI THOMPSON New Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Standards
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
MALACHI THOMPSON Buddy Bolden's Rag album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Buddy Bolden's Rag
Progressive Big Band 1995
MALACHI THOMPSON 47th Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
47th Street
Hard Bop 1998
MALACHI THOMPSON Freebop Now! The 20th Anniversary of The Freebop Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freebop Now! The 20th Anniversary of The Freebop Band
Hard Bop 1998
MALACHI THOMPSON Rising Daystar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rising Daystar
Hard Bop 1999
MALACHI THOMPSON Timeline album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Timeline
Fusion 2000
MALACHI THOMPSON Talking Horns album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Talking Horns
Post Bop 2001
MALACHI THOMPSON Blue Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Jazz
Progressive Big Band 2003

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