Early Jazz Music Review features Butch Thompson
Written by Ted Tait on September 3, 2022
This week’s episode of the Early Jazz Music Review (Sunday at 7pm, Wednesday at 9pm) features the music of Butch Thompson who passed away a few weeks ago. Butch Thompson was the piano player for the Prairie Home Companion for many years on NPR and was well known for his recordings of Jelly Roll Morton’s music and many other early pioneers in Early Jazz. Both solo and trio recordings from Butch Thompson will be featured along with a 40th Anniversary Prairie Home Companion radio performance.