Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

William Parker

As Steve Greenlee of the Boston Globe stated in July 2002, “William Parker has emerged as the most important leader of the current avant-garde scene in jazz.” He is working in many of the more important groups in this genre, some of the most prestigious being his own, i.e. The Curtis Mayfield Project, Little Huey Creative Orchestra, In Order to Survive, William Parker’s Quartet and other groups. Mr. Parker is one of the most important composers in our time period, he is also a poet whose words are beginning to be heard in various media: in print, in song and in his theatre piece, “Music and the Shadow People.”

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Book Reviews
CD/LP/Track Review
Book Reviews
Extended Analysis
CD/LP/Track Review
Extended Analysis
Read more articles

194 Photos

Albums

Stan’s Hat Flapping In The Wind
Stan’s Hat Flapping...
AUM Fidelity
2016
buy
Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind
Stan's Hat Flapping...
Centering Records
2016
buy
For Those Who Are, Still
For Those Who Are,...
AUM Fidelity
2015
buy
Wood Flute Songs: Anthology/Live 2006-2012
Wood Flute Songs:...
AUM Fidelity
2013
buy
[no cover]
Tender Exploration
Black Saint
2013
buy
Essence of Ellington
Essence of Ellington
Centering Music
2012
buy

Videos

Similar

Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
guitar
Ornette Coleman Ornette Coleman
sax, alto
Cecil Taylor Cecil Taylor
piano
Albert Ayler Albert Ayler
sax, tenor
Evan Parker Evan Parker
sax, tenor
Archie Shepp Archie Shepp
saxophone
Bobo Stenson Bobo Stenson
piano
David Murray David Murray
sax, tenor

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.