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William Parker

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William Parker

William Parker has been played on NTS in shows including 150 Session, featured first on 3 November 2015. Songs played include Think, III and Heavenly Walk.

William Parker (b. Bronx, New York City, New York, January 10, 1952) is an American free jazz double bassist, poet and composer. He was not formally trained as a classical player, though he did study with Jimmy Garrison, Richard Davis, and Wilbur Ware and learned the tradition. Parker is one of few jazz bassists who regularly plays arco. He also plays several other instruments from around the world, including the West African kora.

While Parker has been active since the…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Think
William Parker
Rai Trade2007
Think
William ParkerRai Trade2007
Discogs
III
William Parker, Stefano Scodanibbio
Centering Records2017
III
William Parker, Stefano ScodanibbioCentering Records2017
Discogs
Heavenly Walk
William Parker, Hamid Drake
AUM Fidelity2001
Heavenly Walk
William Parker, Hamid DrakeAUM Fidelity2001
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