Sir Charles Thompson Discography 1970 - 2001



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Date: June 28, 1970
Location: Penn. Dutch Jazz Festival, Lancaster, PA

ldr- Buck Clayton; t- Buck Clayton; ts- Budd Johnson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Keter Betts; d- Ken Carroll, Jr

Private audio tape recording from a TV production. The event was performed at Franklin & Marshall Commercial College.


Date: November 16, 1970
Location: National Sound Recording, New York City

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson


Date: March 1, 1974
Location: Studio Barclay, Paris

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Major Holley; d- Ed Thigpen


Date: March 25, 1974
Location: Studio Barclay, Paris

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Major Holley; d- Ed Thigpen


Date: March 27, 1974
Location: Studio Barclay, Paris

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Major Holley; d- Ed Thigpen

It is not known for certain that the Robbins' Nest track was performed at this session.


Date: July 26, 1976
Location: Barcelona

ldr- Carrie Smith; t- Doc Cheatham; tb- Vic Dickenson; as- Eddie Barefield; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- George Duvivier; d- Dave "Panama" Francis; v- Carrie Smith


Date: July 27, 1976
Location: Barcelona

ldr- Vic Dickenson; t- Doc Cheatham; tb- Vic Dickenson; cl- Eddie Barefield; ts- Eddie Barefield; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- George Duvivier; d- Dave "Panama" Francis


Date: September 17, 1977
Location: Zurich

ldr- Roy (Crimmons) King; t- Rene Reichner; tb- Roy (Crimmons) King; cl- Jurg Morgenthaler; ss- Igor Celko; as- Jurg Morgenthaler; bar- Igor Celko; p- Sir Charles Thompson; g- Edy Kieser; bj- Edy Kieser; b- Pavel Molnar; d- Hans Brunner; v- Roy (Crimmons) King, Rene Reichner, Sir Charles Thompson

The session was recorded over two days, September 17 and 18, 1977.


Date: ca. November 1977
Location: Sysmo Studio, Paris

ldr- Al Grey; a- Francois Guin, Andre Persiany; tb- Al Grey; p- Andre Persiany; elo- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Roland Lobligeois; d- Sam Woodyard


Date: November 5, 1977
Location: Sysmo Studio, Paris

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; elo- Sir Charles Thompson; d- Sam Woodyard


Date: March 27, 1978
Location: Paris

ldr- Illinois Jacquet; ts- Illinois Jacquet; p- Hank Jones; elo- Sir Charles Thompson; b- George Duvivier; d- J.C. Heard

Thompson's parts for all of the songs in this session were overdubbed in July 1978 (exact date not known). He was not present at the March 27 session.


Date: May 23, 1979
Location: Paris

ldr- Jean Bonal; elo- Sir Charles Thompson; g- Jean Bonal; d- Ronnie Coles


Date: May 26, 1979
Location: Studio Barclay, Paris

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; elo- Sir Charles Thompson; d- Ronnie Coles


Date: July 14, 1979
Location: Jazz Festival, Nice, France

ldr- Erskine Hawkins; t- Erskine Hawkins; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Jack Feldman; d- Duffy Jackson

Sir Charles was invited to sit in on the last day of the festival.


Date: July 18, 1980
Location: Jazz Festival, Nice, France

t- Ruby Braff; tb- Vic Dickenson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; g- Jimmy Raney; b- Major Holley; d- Oliver Jackson

The performances from this date were made at the Nice Jazz Festival.


Date: March 18, 1984
Location: McClear Place Studio, Toronto

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson


Date: March 11, 1987
Location: 1987 British Jazz Awards, Birmingham, Eng

t- Humphrey Lyttelton; tb- Roy Williams; as- Peter King; ts- Dick Morrissey; bar- John Barnes; p- Brian Lemon, Sir Charles Thompson; g- Martin Taylor; b- Dave Green; d- Allan Ganley

Recorded at the Grand Hotel's Grosvenor Suite, Birmingham, England.


Date: May 21, 1992
Location: Little John, Yokohama

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; ts- Herbie Steward; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- David Young; d- Yukio Kimura


Date: April 13, 1993
Location: Kanagawa-Kokaido, Yokohama

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Kohji Tohyama; d- Yukio Kimura


Date: July 31, 1993
Location: Skyline Studio, New York City

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Lisle Atkinson, Eddie Jones; d- Eddie Locke; v- Sir Charles Thompson


Date: July 9, 1994
Location: King #1 Studio, Tokyo

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; as- Seiji Tada; p- Sir Charles Thompson


Date: April 7, 1997
Location: Parthenon TAMA Hall, Tokyo

ldr- Yoshimasa Kasai, Sir Charles Thompson; t- Taku Shimoda; c- Masanobu Ikeda; cl- Yoshimasa Kasai; ss- Yoshimasa Kasai; p- Hiromi Okabe, Sir Charles Thompson; b- Teruhiko Ono; d- Kazunori Kondo; v- Sir Charles Thompson


Date: June 27, 1997
Location: King #1, Tokyo

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; t- Yoshio Toyama; tb- Tadanori Konakawa; cl- Makio Shimizu, Koji Suzuki; as- Koji Suzuki; ts- Nobuo Tanabe; p- Sir Charles Thompson; g- Keiko Toyama; b- Junichi Furusato; d- Bison Katayama, Isamu Yamamoto

The performances for this session were conducted on June 27, 1997 and July 7, 1997.


Date: August 3, 2000
Location: The Jazz Showcase, Chicago

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; t- Art Hoyle; cl- Eric Schneider; as- Eric Schneider; ts- Eric Schneider; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Ed De Haas; d- Charles Braugham

Recorded live at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago, on August 3 and 4, 2000.


Date: May 5, 2001
Location: Jazz Showcase, Chicago

ldr- Sir Charles Thompson; cl- Eric Schneider; as- Eric Schneider; ts- Eric Schneider; p- Sir Charles Thompson; b- Ed De Haas; d- Charles Braugham

Recorded on May 5 and 6, 2001.


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