Kimberly Thompson - Born in Los Angeles, CA; raised in St. Louis, MO., is a three time Grammy™ winner and noted drummer whose success has traversed from performing all over the universe with top pop & jazz icons as Beyoncé Knowles & fusion guitarist Mike Stern. A young television composer, as well as an actress, and hosting house drummer for television show "Late Night w/Seth Meyers” first season, writer of opening & closing theme song on the legendary TV network NBC.
Kimberly is the President of female founded record label, producing 6 records & 200 films, on label ©KTMUSICPRODUCTIONS, a Harlem, NY based production company committed to film, history, live performances, education, compositions, & lyrical songwriting.
Her upcoming April 2016 Jazz CD release, “Treasures Abound” (A Tribute to the Jazz Greats) features her dynamic drumming & arranging featuring some of jazz & Walt Disney’s timeless musical selections recorded by jazz giants like Miles Davis, Bill Evans, & Thelonious Monk; showcasing modern themed classical etudes & jazz original songs written & performed with her jazz quartet.
Kimberly is a noted alumni from the prestigious Manhattan School of Music earning her Bachelor of Music Arts in Jazz Composition & Education in (New York City). She has 2 pilots on a history channel named “ Story Time” with Kimberly Thompson covering the careers of late greats Hollywood Golden Age Superstars Sammy Davis Jr. & Lena Horne; and a children’s web series educating kids about music and instrumentation as herself through cartoon animation called “ Music Time “ with Kimberly Thompson.
She looks forward to sharing her gifts and mobility through fine arts and activism in bettering the music industry & communities invested in stabilizing generations ahead with the children of our future.
Kimberly Thompson, ©KTMUSICPRODUCTIONS