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  1. Jazz grows under Ernest Dawkins's feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Chicago Reader

    Englewood Jazz Festival: Live the Spirit Residency Big Band, Ernest Dawkins's New Horizons Ensemble with special guests Kidd Jordan and Jeff Parker, Corey Wilkes, Makaya McCraven, Tammy McCann, and more Chicago saxophonist Ernest Dawkins has pursued music professionally for nearly 40 years, and in that time he's built a legacy that's among the city's richest. Over the decades his New Horizons Ensemble , active since the late 70s, has included some of modern jazz's most gifted stylists and innovators, among them bassist Yosef Ben Israel , guitarist Jeff Parker , drummer Avreeayl Ra , and trumpeter Marquis Hill .


  2. With The Help Of A Scroll Bar, 'Swim Thru Fire' Tells A Gripping, Immersive StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... the cold sea. To describe her and artist Foster-Dimino's dual efforts, Mok turns to other known collaborators. "Jeff Parker compared his comic book scripts for Steve Lieber to what silent movie scripts might be like, and I do the same," she said, ...


  3. The Josh Johnson QuintetRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... rague (both fellow Thelonious Monk Institute ex-men), current TMI member Christian Euman on drums, and guitarist Jeff Parker, who was in both a notable rock band (Tortoise) and a popular jazz group (Brian Blade Fellowship).


  4. Makaya McCraven's 'In the Moment' captures the spirit of Chicago jazz sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... uniquely Chicago post-rock becomes the dominant touchstone, courtesy of flinty melodies from Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker and vibraphonist Justefan. Taken together, "In the Moment" captures the spirit of a city while expanding on its lineage as ...


  5. 'Batman Day' returns Sept. 26, will be annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    ... Nguyen , writer and artist Tim Seeley , writer Tom King , writer and artist Dan Jurgens , writer and artist Jeff Parker , writer Matthew K. Manning and writer Daniel Wallace . More writers and artist who have worked on Batman and Batman-related ...


  6. Makaya McCraven: In The MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... y: double bass, bass guitar; Marquis Hill: trumpet; Junius Paul: double bass, bass guitar; Justefan: vibraphone; Jeff Parker: guitar; Joshua Abrams: double bass; De'Sean Jones: tenor saxophone; Tony Barba: tenor saxophone, electronics.


  7. Playboy Jazz Festival keeps the party moving at the BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a percolating trance augmented by looping electronics and an insistent groove framed by Moran's keyboards and Jeff Parker's flinty guitar. The song masterfully bridged the gap between Coleman's revolutionary early work and the idiosyncratic ...


  8. Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra: Galactic Parables: Volume 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Personnel: Rob Mazurek: cornet, electronics; Damon Locks: text, voice, electronics; Angelica Sanchez: piano; Jeff Parker: guitar; John Herndon: drums; Matthew Lux: electric bass; Matthew Bauder: tenor sax, clarinet; Chad Taylor: drums (Disc 1); ...


  9. The Jeff Parker QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | LA Weekly

    A clandestine move to Los Angeles in 2013 caught guitarist Jeff Parker in kind of a transition between maintaining ties to his extensive global music community , and integrating into the massive multi-headed monster that is the music scene here. Too talented to stay in hiding for long, Parker has started to make his presence felt, collaborating with a wide range of artists and even starting his own scene, a weekly gig at the Griffiin in Atwater Village.


  10. Gaps and Spaces [Greg Ward + Caleb Willitz] - Synoptic OptiksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... music is far outside the bounds of jazz. Joining this Ward/Willitz project named Gaps & Spaces are Tortoise's Jeff Parker on guitar and effects, Dave Miller also on guitar and effects, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello and effects, Makaya McCraven on drums ...


  11. Comic Book Reviews for March 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | IGN

    DC delivered another round of finales and climaxes as Convergence approaches, Marvel featured a handful of highly impactful Avengers and X-Men issues, and the indie books hit in full force. Jeff Parker has proven a more capable replacement for Geoff Johns on this book than anyone could have hoped for, so it's disappointing to have to bid him farewell with this issue.


  12. Via Tania's first release since 2009 takes a left turn toward orchestral popRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... players spanning the Chicago jazz, experimental, and classical worlds-the 18-strong ensemble included guitarist Jeff Parker, reedist Caroline Davis, Eighth Blackbird clarinetist Michael Maccaferri, violist Whitney Johnson, French horn player Matthew ...


  13. 18th Street Art Center Presents: Marquis HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... featuring drummer Christian Euman, bassist Jonathan Roberts, and fellow Chicago natives (but current Angelenos) Jeff Parker (guitar) and Josh Johnson (alto sax).