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Jonathan Parker

Jonathan Parker is a saxophonist who was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area, now currently residing in New York City. He graduated from The Oberlin Conservatory in 2008 where he studied under jazz legend Gary Bartz, as well as other world-class musicians, including Wendell Logan, Marcus Belgrave, Billy Hart, Dan Wall, and Robin Eubanks. Upon graduation Jonathan relocated to Shanghai, China, where he lived and performed for two years and in the fall of 2010 Jonathan moved to New York City. Currently in New York, Jonathan plays and is associated with many talented and innovative young musicians who are at the vanguard of modern jazz

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”It presents a very strong introduction to the music and saxophone prowess of a talent who is poised to make his mark in that crowded NYC scene.” - Something Else Reviews

“For those of you looking for something new and refreshing— Jonathan Parker might be it. A great new talent who's got excellent compositional skills and a cool head when it comes to the musicians he's learned from and the one's he has surrounded himself with — The Jonathan Parker Group is a wonderful debut.” - Jazz Wrap Reviews

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