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||Jazz, Singer/Songwriter (Male)
Justin Thompson - Vox/Guitar; Jim White - Drums; Viktor Krauss - Bass; Jim Hoke - Sax/Clarinet/Pedal Steel; Jody Nardone - Piano/Keyboards; David Jellema - Cornet; Bee Gee Adair - Piano; Jim Ferguson - Bass; Tom Giampietro - Drums;
Artist / Band Member: Justin Thompson Justinthompsonjazz@gmail.com (615) 293-0879
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:
||Jazz Clubs/Singer Songwriter Rooms: 101-150
||The Living Room - New York, NY; Eddie's Attic - Decatur, GA; F. Scott's - Nashville, TN; Elephant Room - Austin, TX; The Blue Door - Oklahoma City, OK; Waltz-Astoria - Astoria Queens, NY; The Red Door - Portland, ME; Cat's Cradle - Carborro, NC
||Harry Connick Jr; Michael Bubble; Fats Waller; Django Reinhardt; Chet Baker; Jaime Cullum
|Performing Rights Society:
||Brand New Same Old Obsessions LP—2006; Tasty Puddin' LP—2003; Django Bells LP—2001; Cafe Strut LP—1999
About the ArtistVoted “Best Jazz Musician of Nashville” with the Gypsy Hombres
Received four stars from Down Beat magazine for his work on "Django Bells" and the season’s top pick by The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and NPR’s “All Songs Considered.”.
Won Nashville’s Starving Artist Award for Best Male Artist two years in a row
Tasty Puddin’, was named one of Music City’s top ten CDs of the year by the Nashville Rage.
Brand New Same Old Obsessions won third place in the largest independent artist contest sponsored by Just Plain Folks and three of it's songs placed in the top ten.
Performances with Katharine Wayland (The Squirrel Nut Zippers), Mark O’Connor, The Nashville Chamber Orchestra, John Hartford, Riders in the Sky, David Grier, and Annie Sellick.
Now based out of New York City, Justin is currently writing and recording material for his new CD.
May 2010 Cover Bands
Top 10 in Cover Bands, November 2010
Top 10 in Cover Bands, October 2010
February 2010 Cover Bands
November 2009 Cover Bands
Top 40 in Jazz, October 2011
Top 40 in Ernie Ball Jazz Channel, August 2011
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (male), May 2011
Top 40 in Cover Bands, January 2011
Top 40 in Cover Bands, December 2010