Barrie, Ontario’s Premier Big Band


"Musicians should never forget we're blessed. We have a special gift that people enjoy through us."

- Ed Thigpen



Edmund Leonard Thigpen was an American jazz drummer, best known for his work with the Oscar Peterson trio from 1959 to 1965. Thigpen also performed with the Billy Taylor trio from 1956 to 1959.

Barrie, Ontario’s Premier Big Band

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