THEO CROKER

Eclectic Fusion / Hard Bop / Fusion • United States
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Theo Croker was born and raised in Leesburg, in central Florida, on July 18, 1985. Leesburg was not exactly a hotbed of music, and Theo wasn’t exactly born with a horn in his hand. He first picked one up at the age of eleven, after a visit to New York City where he heard his grandfather play at Sweet Basil. (Doc Cheatham died the following year, at 92, in 1997.) Theo continued to listen to Doc’s recordings. “He had a very appealing sound, the strength behind it was always a melody,” Theo says.

“I would just sit in my room and play my trumpet for hours without knowing what I was doing. I would slowly teach myself new notes and play along with recordings of my grandfather and other greats. I noticed the I could fit in with what I was hearing harmonically.” It was at a memorial service for his grandfather
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THEO CROKER The Fundamentals album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fundamentals
Hard Bop 2007
THEO CROKER In the Tradition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In the Tradition
Hard Bop 2008
THEO CROKER Afro Physicist album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Afro Physicist
Fusion 2014
THEO CROKER Escape Velocity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Escape Velocity
Eclectic Fusion 2016
THEO CROKER Star People Nation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Star People Nation
Eclectic Fusion 2019

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THEO CROKER Escape Velocity / Afrophysicist album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Escape Velocity / Afrophysicist
Eclectic Fusion 2019

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