Thaddeus Exposé


Thaddeus Exposé was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a professional jazz bassist, composer, recording artist and successful inventor of the “BowStopper.” Thaddeus earned his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in Jazz Studies from William Paterson University.

Leo’s Johnson Quartet
Friday, April 26th 2024
Clement’s Place
Newark, NJ

Two Sets: 7:30 & 9:30pm


Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Thaddeus Exposé musical journey is a testament to his dedication and passion for jazz. He honed his craft through a formal education, earning a Master of Music from William Paterson University and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Music Education from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL. Thaddeus’s bass mentors include Walter Payton, a master bass teacher in New Orleans, La, Richard Davis, who delved into history and improvisation as a Bass Instructor in the Jazz Program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, as well as legendary bassists Ray Brown and Rufus Reid, the latter being the author of “The Evolving Bass” Vol. 1 & 2. His musical pursuits have taken him on a global journey.


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This book was designed to provide improvisational skills, theory, history, jazz language, melodic patters, original tunes based on traditional chord progressions, and important musicians that helped developed jazz music. It is a self-contained book with 12 sequential lessons that is written for the entry level to the advanced jazz player who would like to further their jazz skills.Each lesson covers an era of jazz beginning with the early period of the blues to modern jazz. This edition is self-guided with objectives and goals. It covers a wide range of information along with helpful hints and solutions that will guide the student towards learning to improvise and learning to play jazz. It is well constructed and easy to follow for anyone who is not experienced or an expert in the field of jazz.

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