Pete Thomas (saxophonist)

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Pete Thomas
Pete Thomas.jpg
Background information
Birth namePeter James Thomas
BornLondon, England
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsSaxophone

Pete Thomas is a British music producer, TV and film composer, recording musician, and saxophonist. He was born in London and is based in Southampton, England.[1][2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Pete Thomas - Mr Lucky.jpg

Thomas studied saxophone at Leeds College of Music, obtaining a first class diploma. He has worked as head of jazz and pop performance at University of Southampton, where he also taught saxophone and composition.[2] He had one of his first professional gigs with Fats Domino. This led to working with Joe Jackson on his Jumpin' Jive album and world tours, as saxophonist and co-arranger. He composed music for Blue Ice featuring Michael Caine, Monkey Business for Meridian TV and American Kickboxer II. His work has also been featured in the video game Fallout New Vegas. He has also worked with[1][2][5] Bill Haley & His Comets, Elton John, PJ Harvey, The Proclaimers, R.E.M., Cliff Richard, Dave Stewart, Richard Thompson, Kim Wilde, and Jimmy Witherspoon.

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "All Experts". Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2007-12-08.
  2. ^ a b c "Southampton University Music". Archived from the original on 2007-07-26. Retrieved 2007-12-08.
  3. ^ "Intute - Jazz theory and improvisation course".
  4. ^ "Beckmann Direct". Archived from the original on 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2007-12-08.
  5. ^ "The Joe Jackson Archive".
  6. ^ Davis, Clive (2007-01-21). "Sunday Times". The Times. London. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  7. ^ "Chris Pearce - Navigation - Discography".
  8. ^ "Proper distribution". Archived from the original on 2011-05-24.

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