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Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker has been played on NTS shows including P-rallel, with Four Play first played on 6 August 2019.

Maceo Parker (born February 14, 1943) is a noted African-American funk and soul jazz saxophone player, best known for his contributions to James Brown's distinct sound. He was born in Kinston, North Carolina in a musically-rich environment. His mother and father sang in a church and both his brothers are accomplished musicians (drums and trombones).

He and his brother, Melvin Parker, joined James Brown in 1964; in his book Brown says that he originally wanted Melvin as his drummer but agreed to take Maceo under his wing…

tracks
MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Four Play
Fred Wesley And The Horny Horns, Maceo Parker
Atlantic1977
Four Play
Fred Wesley And The Horny Horns, Maceo ParkerAtlantic1977
Discogs
I Am I Be
De La Soul feat. Busta Rhymes, Chip Fu, Dres, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, May May Ali, Pee Wee Ellis
Tommy Boy1993
I Am I Be
De La Soul feat. Busta Rhymes, Chip Fu, Dres, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, May May Ali, Pee Wee EllisTommy Boy1993
Discogs