Category Archives: William Parker

THE FIVE SPOT:
WILLIAM PARKER ON INSPIRATIONS

SHIFT David S. Ware Planetary Unknown AUM Fidelity : 2011 David S. Ware, saxophones; Cooper-Moore, piano; William Parker, bass; Muhammed Ali, drums. We are thrilled to present the next installment of our Five Spot series, selected and described by bassist/composer/bandleader… Continue reading

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FMP #8: Blaze On!

An astounding hour of uninterrupted music from one of Cecil Taylor’s very best small groups, recorded during a particularly fertile period in his career. Traces of stride, Errol Garner grace notes, and unrelenting rhythmic inventiveness emerge from Taylor’s piano. Tony… Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREVIEW:
William Parker’s Curtis Mayfield Project

THE INSIDE SONG (bonus track not on CD; rec. Cormons, Italy, Oct. 2008) William Parker I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield AUM Fidelity : 2010 WP, bass; Hamid Drake, drums; Dave Burrell, piano; Lewis… Continue reading

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