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  1. Jazz picks: Miguel Zenon, Pharoah Sanders and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Los Angeles Times

    Though guitarist Ross Hammond is based in Sacramento, he deserves honorary local status in his many collaborations with fixtures on the L.A. improvised music scene that include Vinnie Golia and Alex Cline. Here, he teams for a guitar summit with a welcome and relatively new force in this city, Jeff Parker, who may be best known for his flinty contributions to the post-rock band Tortoise but is an inspired and imaginative force for jazz as well.

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  2. Track premiere: Local drummer Makaya McCraven's 'Three Fifths a Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... of the residency are bassists Matt Ulery , Joshua Abrams , and Junius Paul, trumpeter Marquis Hill , guitarist Jeff Parker , vibist Justin Thomas, and tenor saxophonists De'Sean Jones and Tony Barba. McCraven has established his skills and bona ...

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  3. VIDEO/DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Fall 2014 Jazz Preview, Part 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... at the Java Jazz Festival in Indonesia, assisted by drummer George Fludas and, interestingly, Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker (who's known more for experimental and A'post-rock" music with his own band Tortoise and others than as a player in the ...

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  4. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Fall 2014 jazz preview, part 5Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... at the Java Jazz Festival in Indonesia, assisted by drummer George Fludas and, interestingly, Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker (who's known more for experimental and "post-rock" music with his own band Tortoise and others than as a player in the ...

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  5. Wolverton: Apple Watch underwhelmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... a device that most people need -- or may even want. On Wil Blades' new album -- 'Field Notes,' with guitarist Jeff Parker and drummer Simon Lott -- the B-3 organist heads in a new direction drawing from a wide palette of grooves. The Berkeley-based ...

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  6. B-3 master Wil Blades takes new directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    ... nightclubs, memorizing the layouts of specific hallways and staircases. "Wil's nuts," says guitarist and friend Jeff Parker, laughing, while noting that "it takes a person of unique personality traits to even tackle" the B-3, which, in essence, is a ...

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  7. B-3 master Wil Blades takes new directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... nightclubs, memorizing the layouts of specific hallways and staircases. "Wil's nuts," says guitarist and friend Jeff Parker, laughing, while noting that "it takes a person of unique personality traits to even tackle" the B-3, which, in essence, is a ...

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  8. Wil Blades: Field NotesRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Keyboardist Wil Blades earned his pedigree playing with guitarist Will Bernard and percussionist Billy Martin and now ratchets up his leadership skills fronting a trio including guitarist Jeff Parker and drummer Simon Lott.

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  9. Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble: Intergalactic BeingsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... tenor saxophone, bass clarinet; David Young: trumpet, sraliai horn; Renee Baker: violin; Tomeka Reid: cello; Jeff Parker: electric guitar; Joshua Abrams: bass; Avreeayl Ra: percussion; Marcus Evans: drum set. John first fell under the spell of free ...

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  10. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Wil Blades to Release "Field Notes" on Royal Potato FamilyRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... can go in so many different directions," Blades says. A'I always had the idea in my mind that doing a trio with Jeff Parker and Simon Lott would have a cool vibe and would be very open." The 34-year old, Chicago -native, Berkley, CA-based artist is ...

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  11. From the Jazzblog archives: The Brian Blade interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Blade's hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana. Landmarks , which features the Fellowship Band with guest guitarists Jeff Parker and Marvin Sewell, was also recorded there, in the studio of Blade's brother, Brady Jr. "I'm really glad to be working with ...

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  12. Russia in the raw: Corruption, booze and bathhousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    ... through the eyes of a rambunctious bartender, sometime dock worker, school dropout and draft dodger named Igor. Jeff Parker's book, Where Bears Roam the Streets , chronicles a slice of today's Russia through his 15-year friendship with a struggling ...

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  13. Jazz Festival review: A musical monster on organ and trumpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... DeFrancesco's trio, or indeed to the 2014 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. DeFrancesco, superbly supported by guitarist Jeff Parker and drummer George Fludas, was as exuberant as jazz gets, whipping the full house into an grinning, foot-stomping frenzy. It ...

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  14. CDs galore, part 2: jazzmen Geof Bradfield, Frank Catalano, Paul WerticoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2013 | Examiner.com

    The "Melba!" band: Ryan Cohan, Joel Adams , Jeff Parker , Clark Sommers, VIctor Garcia, Geof Bradfield, George Fludas The "Melba!" band: Ryan Cohan, Joel Adams , Jeff Parker , Clark Sommers, VIctor Garcia, Geof Bradfield, George Fludas If you crave variety, you need look no further than the weekend's remaining CD-release shows by Chicago jazz ... (more)

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  15. Theater Review: 'Juno' and 'Days Like Today'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... who wants to get married, while Maria (Susie McMonagle) is a cougar who's currently sleeping with Francois (Jeff Parker), one of Tessa's old flames-yet they're so co-dependent that they can't steel themselves to get a divorce. Like most musicals ...

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  16. Imperfect relationships play out in Writers' 'Days'Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Tessa's wedding. Maria, meanwhile, is accompanied by her current lover, the savvy Francois (an airily confidant Jeff Parker), Tessa's former dance instructor who now heads up his own dance company. Unfortunately, Tessa's hopes for the perfect ...

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