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William Parker

William Parker
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William Parker (born January 10, 1952, The Bronx, New York City) is an American free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet, and composer. In addition to leading his own projects, he has worked with Cecil Taylor, David S. Ware, and Peter Brötzmann.
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Mikko Innanen with William Parker and Andrew Cyrille — Songs for a New Decade Mikko Innanen with William Parker and Andrew Cyrille — Songs for a New Decade
(M.O.D. Technologies TUM042, 2015, 2CD)
Thollem / Parker / Cline — The Gowanus Session Thollem / Parker / Cline — The Gowanus Session
(Porter PRCD-4068, 2012, CD)
William Parker — Sound Unity William Parker — Sound Unity
(AUM Fidelity AUM034, 2005, CD)
Matthew Shipp — Harmony and Abyss Matthew Shipp — Harmony and Abyss
(Thirsty Ear THI57152.2, 2004, CD)
Matthew Shipp — Equilibrium Matthew Shipp — Equilibrium
(Thirsty Ear THI57127.2, 2003, CD)
The Blue Series Continuum — The Good and Evil Sessions The Blue Series Continuum — The Good and Evil Sessions
(Thirsty Ear THI57134.2, 2003, CD)
Spring Heel Jack — Live Spring Heel Jack — Live
(Thirsty Ear THI57130.2, 2003/20030, CD)
William Parker Violin Trio — Scrapbook William Parker Violin Trio — Scrapbook
(Thirsty Ear THI57133.2, 2003, CD)
Various Artists — VisionFest : VisionLive Various Artists — VisionFest : VisionLive
(Thirsty Ear THI 57131.2, 2003, CD+DVD)
William Parker Quartet Featuring Leena Conquest — Raining on the Moon William Parker Quartet Featuring Leena Conquest — Raining on the Moon
(Thirsty Ear THI57119.2, 2002, CD)
Spring Heel Jack / The Blue Series Continuum — Masses Spring Heel Jack / The Blue Series Continuum — Masses
(Thirsty Ear THI57103.2, 2001, CD)
Mathew Shipp Duo with William Parker — DNA Mathew Shipp Duo with William Parker — DNA
(Thirsty Ear this57067.2, 1999, CD)
Derek Bailey / John Zorn / William Parker — Harras Derek Bailey / John Zorn / William Parker — Harras
(Avant 056, 1995, CD)

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