JACK LECOMPTE   (MUSICIAN - DRUMS)

 

Ask anyone and they’ll tell you – “Jack LeCompte is straight ahead”.

JACK LE COMPTE, accomplished drummer, is our gift from Philadelphia.  At age thirteen, Jack began formal lessons.  Le Compte completed studies at the Philadelphia School of the Arts.  He attributes his love and knowledge of the drums to his teacher, Carl Matolla, a renowned Philly musician.  Jack came to the Los Angeles area in 1980.  In addition to performing, Jack is a member of the afterschool program mentoring students and performs for the Music Center on tour, bringing jazz to the Los Angeles School District.

 

CLUB APPEARANCES

JVC Jazz Festival, New York Lincoln Center             

Blue Note – New York                       

Harrah’s – Las Vegas       

Tropicana – Las Vegas                     

Harrah’s – Tahoe                        

Ramada – Laughlin                               

Atlantic City Resorts    
Santa Barbara Jazz Festival

World Stage

Spazio’s, Sherman Oaks

Feinstein’s Cinegrill, Hollywood
Catalina’s
Jazz Bakery
Walt Disney Concert Hall – LA
Los Angeles Westin
Clancey’s

 

 PERFORMED WITH

Grammy nominated LA Jazz Choir      
Isaac Hayes                  

Marilyn McCoo                             

Natalie Cole            

Lalo Schifrin              

Anita O’Day        

Stevie Wonder              

Bette Midler                 

Madonna                 

The Bill Holman Big Band                 

Charlie Byrd                          
LA Jazz Society with Barbara Morrison

Cheryl Bentyne (Manhattan Transfer)

Jose Feliciano

John Tesh

Les Brown Big Band

Willie Dixon

Gladys Knight & The Pips

Rosemary Clooney

Johnny Rivers

Cybil Shepherd

Mel Torme

Steve Allen

Jack Sheldon

Mickey Rooney

Steve Lawrence & Edie Gorme

Peter Nero

Art Garfunkel

Glenn Miller Orchestra

                                                                                 

TV      FILMS

Tonight Show with Jay Leno                                      
Conan O’Brien Show                                                  
Good Morning America                                                          
Jag                
Lexus National Ad
Bold and The Beautiful
Sinatra Story
Sybil
3rd Rock From The Sun
Big Shots
 

Bird, The Charlie Parker Story  (1988)
For The Boys  (1991)
Lush Life  (1994)
Remember The Titans  (2000)

THEATRE PRODUCTIONS  

5 Guys Names Moe        
Cabaret
West Side Story 
Ethel Merman’s Broadway    

A Chorus Line
Annie
Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes
The Kid From Brooklyn: The Danny Kaye Story

MUSIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MUSIC CENTER ON TOUR
with 2000 Grammy nominee Bobby Rodriguez and the Jazz Adventure – bringing jazz education and history to the Los Angeles County Schools.  Performing over 100 concerts per year for over 15 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
VIC FIRTH – Drumsticks and mallets
PAISTE  -  Cymbals
REMO – Drumheads

Contact Information:

Jack LeCompte
Burbank, CA
818-562-1675 /
Cell: 818-314-3316
jacklecompte@sbcglobal.net
SAG/AFM Local 47 Los Angeles 

July 2008