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Christopher Parker

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born in Chicago, Chris was playing drums at age three and began performing his first professional gigs at eleven. At nineteen, Parker began recording and touring with blues great Paul Butterfield and broke into the New York studio scene in 1970, doing records, movie scores and filling the drum chair at Saturday Night Live.

Toph, as friends know him, recorded platinum, gold and Grammy winning albums and CDs with many artists, including the original Brecker Brothers, Bob Dylan, Cher, Donald Fagen, Ashford and Simpson, Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin, Freddie Hubbard, James Brown, Joe Cocker, Salt 'n' Pepa, Stuff, Miles Davis, Patti LaBelle and Michael Bolton...
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    Full Circle

    OA2 Records
    2014
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    The Chris Parker Trio

    Gpr Records
    2013
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    Live in Detroit

    M'Bubba Music
    2007
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    Live in Detroit

    M'Bubba Music
    2006
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    Late in Lisbon

    OA2 Records
    2003
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Full Circle

OA2 Records (2014)

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