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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Kaleb Thompkins

Kaleb Thompkins is a native of Tallahassee, Florida where he grew up playing music in his family’s church. Kaleb is a young bassist who plays various genres of music including Jazz, R&B/Funk, Gospel, and Rap. Kaleb has been inspired by B.B. King, James Brown, Miles Davis, and Marvin Gaye. Kaleb is currently a third year Jazz Performance major at Florida State University, who has had the opportunity to travel the country to perform and showcase his talent. He’ll be appearing at Word of South as part of the tribute to Nat and Cannonball Adderley.