Butch Thompson

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Birthday
28, 1943
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1943 (age 74)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

Respected jazz artist who was extremely popular in Europe during the 1970s and 1980s.

Before Fame

He played the clarinet in his high school's band, something he would occasionally do during his professional years.

Trivia

He founded the Butch Thompson Trio and New Orleans Jazz Originals.

Family Life

His family noticed his affinity for the piano as early as age three and started him in lessons at age six.

Associated With

He appeared frequently on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion from 1974 until 1986.