Jeff Parker has had quite a year, but he may have saved the best for last. Mondays at the Enfield Tennis Academy, released by Eremite Records last month, offers up four sidelong pieces recorded live in Los Angeles over the past few years. Here, we get to eavesdrop on Parker, bassist Anna Buttterss, drummer Jay Bellerose and saxophonist Josh Johnson in full freedom flight. It’s an uncommonly intimate live recording — the players seem to be extremely at ease in this small club setting.
Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Jeff Parker And The New Breed @ Gold Diggers March 5th. Not to be missed. Los Angeles, Calif.
As an integral member of Tortoise and an in-demand session player, guitarist Jeff Parker has become one of the most prominent names in the modern jazz vanguard. His new album Suite for Max Brown blends tasteful classicism with electronic and beat-indebted flourishes. Parker joins us to explore the album’s varied palette and spiritual core.
In the midst of strange times, guitarist Jeff Parker’s solo album The New Breed has proven a constant companion. A soulful distillation of funk, hip-hop, and jazz, it’s a family affair, […]