Toronto–based pianist Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo has been known to seduce audiences around the world by pushing the definition of genre. His mix of styles and unique interpretation of various repertoires from jazz to classical to pop provide him with a distinct and exciting sonic blend.
Growing up in the very multi-cultural city of Toronto, Canada Egbo-Egbo believes the inimitable contribution of each culture has created a wonderful breeding ground for the development of his creativity.
As a Humber College (Toronto) and Berklee College of Music (Boston) graduate, his curiosity as an artist nudges him to push past the confines that define and discover new elements that refine.
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Thompson breathes his creativity back into the community by teaching music under his charity, as well as serving on the board of directors at Dixon Hall. The following video is a recent project carried out by the Thompson T. Egbo Egbo Arts Foundation.
Spectrum of Hope, a musical creation by Mustafa Ahmed, better known as Mustafa the Poet, a rising urban music star from the Regent Park neighbourhood. Spectrum of Hope, based on an original poem about Daniels Spectrum, a community cultural hub in Regent Park, involved the creative teamwork of seven local Regent Park youth, who co-directed the video in a year-long collaboration with Toronto creative studio Twice Upon a Time.
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The versatility and credibility of Egbo's style has led to his involvement in many different projects.