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Gary Parra RIP

Sadly, after a protracted battle with cancer, drummer and composer Gary Parra (Cartoon, PFS, Trap, Noisy Neighbor, and others) passed away on July 30th.

by Peter Thelen, Published 2016-08-02

Gary ParraOne of the most energetic and motivated musicians I ever had the joy of knowing, and those who worked with him in all these endeavors surely know the great contribution to music he made, as well as any who enjoyed the many recordings he is featured on. Gary, my friend, you will be missed.


Filed under: Obituaries

Related artist(s): Cartoon, PFS, Trap

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