Jack Le Compte (US)
Paiste Artist Since Oct 2013
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
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.
The Grammy-nominated L.A. Jazz Choir
The Bill Holman Big Band
L.A. Jazz Society w/Barbara Morrison Les Brown Big Band
Bill Elliott Orchestra
Gladys Knight & The Pips
Steve Lawrence & Edie Gormé
Glen Miller Orchestra
The Tonight Show w/Jay Leno
The Conan O'Brien Show
Lexus (National Ad Campaign)
Good Morning America
The Bold and the Beautiful
The Sinatra Story
3rd Rock From The Sun
2010 U.S. Census Ad
"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)
"5 Guys Named Moe"
"West Side Story"
"Ethel Merman's Broadway"
"A Chorus Line"
"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.
Paiste - cymbals
Yamaha - drums
Vic Firth - drumsticks and mallets
Remo - percussion
CONTACT INFORMATION: email@example.com
AFFILIATIONS: AFM Local 47 Los Angeles / SAG