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Jack Le Compte (US)
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Paiste Artist Since Oct 2013

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16" Signature Dark Energy Dark Energy Crash Mark I
21" Signature Dark Energy Dark Energy Ride Mark II
20" Signature Traditionals Light Flat Ride
14" Signature Traditionals Medium Light Hi-Hat

Biography


Jack LeCompte, accomplished drummer, is originally from Philadelphia and came to Los Angeles in 1980. At age thirteen Jack began formal lessons. LeCompte, who completed studies at the Philadelphia School of the Arts, attributes his love for and knowledge of the drums to his teacher, Carl Matolla, a renowned Philadelphia musician. Jack is a member of the after school program mentoring students and also performs for the Music Center on tour, bringing jazz to the Los Angeles Unified School District.

PERFORMANCES:
Kenny Burrell
The Grammy-nominated L.A. Jazz Choir
Anita O'Day
Isaac Hayes
Marilyn McCoo
Natalie Cole
Lalo Schifrin
Stevie Wonder
Bette Midler
Madonna
The Bill Holman Big Band
Charlie Byrd
L.A. Jazz Society w/Barbara Morrison Les Brown Big Band
Bill Elliott Orchestra
Willie Dixon
Gladys Knight & The Pips
Rosemary Clooney
Johnny Rivers
Cybil Shepard
Steve Allen
Jack Sheldon
Mickey Rooney
Steve Lawrence & Edie Gormé
Peter Nero
José Feliciano
John Tesh
Art Garfunkel
Glen Miller Orchestra
Moscow Circus

TV:
The Tonight Show w/Jay Leno
The Conan O'Brien Show
Jag
Lexus (National Ad Campaign)
Good Morning America
The Bold and the Beautiful
The Sinatra Story
Sybil
3rd Rock From The Sun
Big Shots
2010 U.S. Census Ad

Films:
"Bird, The Charlie Parker Story" (1988)
"For The Boys" (1991)
"Lush Life" (1994)
"Remember The Titans" (2000)
"Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer" (2009)

THEATER PRODUCTIONS:
"5 Guys Named Moe"
"Cabaret"
"West Side Story"
"Ethel Merman's Broadway"
"A Chorus Line"
"Annie"
"Radio City Christmas Spectacular w/The Rockettes"

MUSIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
MUSIC CENTER ON TOUR with 2000 Grammy-nominated Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and The Jazz Adventure -- bringing back jazz education and history to the Los Angeles County Schools. Performing numerous concerts per year, for over 25 years, reaching students from K thru 12. He presently conducts after-school percussion classes for LACER (Los Angeles Center for Educational Research) within the L.A. Unified School District. Additionally, Jack serves as in-class orchestral percussion coach for the Irving Middle School Concert Band, LAUSD.

ARTIST ENDORSEMENTS:
Paiste - cymbals
Yamaha - drums
Vic Firth - drumsticks and mallets
Remo - percussion

CONTACT INFORMATION: lecomptemusic@gmail.com

AFFILIATIONS: AFM Local 47 Los Angeles / SAG