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Butch Thompson
Traditional jazz piano/clarinet -- think New Orleans, Fats Waller, early blues. Long hitch with Prairie Home Companion. Lifelong Minnesotan.
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Joseph Irrera Aug 29
August 29, 1920 birth of American saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker.
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Joseph Irrera Aug 22
August 22, 1917 birth of American singer songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker.
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August 19, 1959 American singer songwriter and guitarist Blind Willie McTell passes away.
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August 8, 1920 birth of American singer Jimmy Witherspoon.
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Butch Thompson Aug 7
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Butch Thompson Jul 30
Thumbs up to Hymies Records Mpls for this great piece: Listen up, people!!
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Butch Thompson Jul 24
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Butch Thompson Jul 22
Got a duo gig with ace guitarist Dean MaGraw, 2 pm 8/22 at Episcopal Homes, Saint Paul. See
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Butch Thompson Jul 21
Alert! Catch my pal in a free concert w/ Prairie All Stars 7/22, 6:30 pm in Mendota Heights, MN
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OffBeat Magazine Jul 17
July 17, 1956 Happy Birthday to trombonist Lucien Barbarin born in New Orleans.
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Joseph Irrera Jul 17
July 17, 1959 American singer songwriter Billie Holiday passes away.
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Joseph Irrera Jul 17
July 17, 1983 pianist and vocalist Roosevelt Sykes passes away at Charity Hospital in New Orleans.
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Joseph Irrera Jul 14
July 14, 1912 birth of singer songwriter and guitarist Woody Guthrie.
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Butch Thompson Jul 14
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Butch Thompson Jul 10
I'm at the Historic Sibley House in Mendota MN TODAY 5:30-7:30 pm to talk about Mendota's jazz history. See
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Butch Thompson Jul 9
Flash! I'll be on clarinet tonight with the Southside Aces, 8-11, at Eagles Aerie #34, 2507 E. 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406.
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Joseph Irrera Jul 4
July 4, 1910 birth of singer and pianist Champion Jack Dupree born in New Orleans.
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Prairie Home Comp. Jun 27
7 days until our 4th of July show with , , the Steele Sisters, & Tjärnblom!
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Butch Thompson Jun 23
Many in Nation Tired of Explaining Things to Idiots via
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