Thaddeus Hogarth

08.08.2013

Biography

Born in the U.K. and raised in the West Indies, Thaddeus Hogarth is an Associate professor of Guitar at Berklee College of Music. A two-time winner of the Independent Music Award for R&B/Blues, he has been a prominent singer/guitar player/harmonica player and singer-songwriter on the New England music scene since 1988, when he graduated from Berklee. He leads his own group, the Thaddeus Hogarth Band, featuring Winston Maccow (Berklee Faculty) on bass, Kenwood Dennard on drums, and David Sparr on keyboards. Thaddeus has shared the bill or stage with such legends as Tower of Power, Average White Band, Ernie Isley, Fred Wesley, James Montgomery, Kim Wilson, Eric Gales and Johnny Winter. His band was hand-picked to represent Bose nationwide for the launch of its revolutionary L1 live music amplification technology and his work includes collaboration with the reggae legend and Grammy nominee, Sister Carol. Thaddeus has released four solo CDs and a live concert DVD. He is the author of the popular Berklee instructional book, "Funk/R&B Guitar: Creative Solos, Grooves, and Sounds" (Hal Leonard/Berklee Press) and of the popular Berkleemusic Course, "Funk/Rock R&B Guitar Soloing. Billboard magazine describes Hogarth's music as "Soul Terra Firma," and the Boston Globe calls him a "guitar virtuoso." Thaddeus' choice of harmonica is the Hohner Toots Hard Bopper Chromatic Harmonica.

 

 

Testimonials

"It's not hard to believe in Hogarth" – Billboard Magazine
"Guitar Virtuoso" – Boston Globe
"One of Boston's most under appreciated musical treasures" – Stuff @ Night
"What's  Hot" – Ebony Magazine

Band


Thaddeus Hogarth Band

Thaddeus Hogarth PLAYS