Don Thompson

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Birthday
18, 1940
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Canada

About

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.

Trivia

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.