Don Thompson


Birthday January 18, 1940

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Canada

Age 84 years old

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Jazz artist who dominated the late-1960s Toronto scene. He mastered multiple instruments, including bass, vibes, and drums.

Before Fame

He was a freelance musician in Vancouver from 1960 until 1965.


He served as the artist in residence at London's Royal Academy of Music in 1996.

Family Life

He was born in Powell River, British Columbia.

Associated With

He began a five-year stint with pianist George Shearing in 1982.