Duke Thompson

Duke Thompson

 Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA
BandBluesClassic Rock

The Piano comes flippin alive with this Duke Thompson. Light show, volume, power, classic rock and blues. Pure Piano Passion. Dr. Duke's incredible classical technique applied to classic rock and the blues will knock your socks off. His arrangements of Dies Irae and Riders on the Storm put the piano as a Mass for the Dead and a Thunder Storm respectively - Hauntingly powerful and effective.


Duke Thompson has played on Concert Series that include Elvis Costello and Cee Lo Green. He has redefined what a piano can do. His formidable technique acquired through his Doctor of Music degree in Piano Performance (Arizona State University) brings a whole new flavor to what a piano can do with blues and classic rock. He has performed in North America, Europe, and Japan to rave reviews. Dr. Duke has also been featured on National Public Radio in both Canada and The United States. Duke Thompson currently combines his performance career with being President of Maryland Conservatory of Music.


These Hands Rock (2011): Arrangements of Classic Rock
Lots to Consider (2009): Originals
Greatly Gershwin (1998): Music of Gershwin and MacDowell