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Teddy Kumpel
Teddy Kumpel, from Port Jefferson, NY, USA, plays in Joe's Fast Forward touring band.

Teddy has played live with Nine Inch Nails, Rickie Lee Jones, Marshall Crenshaw, Feist and many others. Teddy is also a working session musician and as such has played on many movies including 'Temple Grandin', 'Anchorman', 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' and 'Taladega Nights.'

Teddy's group, the LOOPestra, is an experiment that combines free improvisation, live looping and song writing. "It's funky and fun and full of surprises."
Exclusive interview with the JJ Archive
Teddy talks about starting on the ukulele, securing the gig with Joe and working with him on the arrangements, plus ‘guitar nights’ in New York City.
Read the full interview

Year Artist Album or tour Instrument etc.
2016Aaron ComessLive 2016guitar
2015/17Joe Jackson'Fast Forward' tourguitar, vocals
2015Teddy KumpelLOOPestra Volume Oneguitar, vocals
2014Aaron ComessBlues For Useguitar
2013Blow Up HollywoodBlue Sky Blondguitar
2011Aaron ComessBeautiful Mistakeguitar
2011Saul ZonanaIt's Aliveguitar
2010Alex WurmanTemple Grandin – film soundtrackguitar
2009Alex Wurman$5 A Day – film soundtrackguitar
2008Saul ZonanaBlue Monkeyguitar
2008Alex WurmanThe Promotion – film soundtrackguitar
2007Alex WurmanRun Fatboy Run – film soundtrackguitar
2006various artistsMy Old Man: A Tribute To Steve Goodmanguitar and vocals on 'Watching Joey Glow'
2006Michael BlakeMore Like Usguitar, mixing
2006Alex WurmanTalladega Nights – film soundtrackguitar
2005TeddybutThe Manguitar, vocals
2004Alex WurmanAnchorman – film soundtrackguitar
2003Alex WurmanConfessions Of A Dangerous Mind – film soundtrackguitar, bass, engineering
2000TeddybutSongs In Tomato Sauceguitar, vocals, composer, mixing, producer, programming
1999Graham HawthorneMbalafunkguitar
1998Goodie MobStill Standingguitar
1998Michelle LewisLittle Leviathanguitar, writer, additional production
1994Nome SaneNome Sane?guitar, vocals, composer, mixing, producer, programming

A full discography can be found here on Teddy's website

Teddy Kumpel

2015  US  CD
Keep Pretending / Differences / My Own Kind / Nu Suit / Pushy / Postal Worker


2005  US  CD  Kumpelstiltskin Music
The Man / On The Other Side / Remember The Alimony / I'd Grow A Moustache For You / You Say I Don't Like Girls / My Depressing Music / We've Got Chemistry / I'm It, For Now / My Country / You'll Have To Clone Me / The Exotic Isle Of Long / Time Is A Magazine


2000  US  CD  Kumpelstiltskin Music
Happy Ending / We Gotta Break Up / Beach Bum / Mommy's Got A Bipolar Disorder / Friendly / Get Out Of My Way / If You Could Be Atlas / I Can See Your Ghost / We're Too Loud / Sam Ash Saturday / Methane / My Stories / She Keeps Moving / New Suit/String Bass

Nome Sane?

1994  US  CD  Hooney Records
I'm On A Mission / My Tour Guide Is A Mole / Hooney Head / NY Ditty/Dark Circles / Big Poochee / Nana And Poppop / Bolt Neck Slam / Indikafize! / Craildogger / No Blue Notes

LINK: Teddy Kumpel's official website

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