ray thompson

Biography

I was born in 1947 in Gateshead,Tyne & Wear,U.K. As a child I learnt to play both the Piano and French Horn. I taught piano and brass instruments for many years. I have been the Band Leader of the Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band since it's inception in 1994.It is based in Alnwick,Northumberland. I have also been musical director for a lot of amateur stage musicals. I also play keyboard and was the founder member of the Ray Thompson Big Band playing big band jazz. I am also a member of a Northumberland wind quintet called "Quintessential"
     
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