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  1. Building over burningRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The Times-Tribune

    ... When police killed unarmed Ronald Stokes in April 1962, more than 1,000 rallied and demanded Chief William Parker's resignation. Unemployment, poor housing and police brutality reached a crisis point. Between 1963 and '65, police killed 60 ...

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  2. The anti-Trump: Tom Bradley, a quiet giant who bridged dividesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... against the prevailing establishment of the time. Just becoming an LAPD officer in a department led by William Parker, whose refusal to allow Bradley to rise in leadership led indirectly to Bradley's entrance into politics, was somehow ...

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  3. A civil society arose in Watts before and after the unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... mosque in April 1962, more than 1,000 rallied against the Los Angeles Police Department and demanded Chief William Parker's resignation. Protests over policing, housing, education, jobs and racial justice erupted with greater frequency. In the two ...

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  4. William Parker -- Giving Birth to Sound: Women in Creative MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Giving Birth to Sound: Women in Creative Music Renate Da Rin and William Parker 294 Pages ISBN: 978-3-00-049279-2 Buddy's Knife 2015 Every time a book about music is written, the history of music is also rewritten and musicians are included or left out, and old and new myths rejected or confirmed. This is something that many authors are conscious about, but seldom an issue that is addressed.

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  5. It's About the Venues: Jazz Setlist, July 23-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | City Paper

    ... , who isn't always a straightahead player; his resume includes extensive work with avant-garde artists like William Parker , Jemeel Moondoc , and Burnt Sugar Arkestra . Even there, Barnes showcases a Kenny Dorham influence in his tone and phrasing. ...

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  6. ARRAY(0x1023f40c)Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... anniversary, with documentaries about the late violinist Billy Bang and the prolific partnership of bassist William Parker and drummer Hamid Drake. IFC Center 323 Sixth Ave. (212) 924-7771 Through July 9 Among the audience favorites at the 2014 ...

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  7. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... on local NBC affiliate KSDK . * Saxophonist Oliver Lake 's most recent album To Roy , a duo with bassist William Parker paying tribute to to trumpeter Roy Campbell, was reviewed by Stefan Wood of the Free Jazz blog . * The results of the annual ...

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  8. Read "Jyderup Accordeon Traef 2015: Meeting of the Master Improvisers" reviewed byRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... The spiritual element that is present in Akira Sakata's musical philosophy is also clearly felt in bassist William Parker's music. He has not brought any music with him beforehand, but has composed a piece on the spot that fits the musicians at ...

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  9. Stephen Haynes - PomegranateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... uncommon telepathy, but to make things further interesting, the trio expands to a quintet, throwing in William Parker (bass) and Ben Stapp (tuba) for good measure. By adding more bottom-ended heft to the sound, Stephen Haynes balanced out his sonic ...

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  10. Ornette Coleman, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    I guess I'd now give that greatest living jazz musician title to either Cecil Taylor or William Parker. Probably the latter.

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  11. RECORDING: William Parker 3-CD Box Set of New Works to be Released August 21 on Aum FidelityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Parker assemblage in Universal Tonality mode. The four works are linked by a focus on & greater adherence to William Parker's written compositions; the depth and breadth of the resultant performances is astonishing. As ever in his four+ decades of ...

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  12. Sunday Session: May 31, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... ) * Songwriters And Streaming Services Battle Over Decades-Old Decree (NPR) * AUM Fidelity to Release 3-CD William Parker Box ( Jazz Times ) * One industry expert offers his plan to help country radio: Fewer songs by women ( Washington Post ) * For ...

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  13. Show preview: William Hooker, Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison, Federico Ughi at Trinos this FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Metro Times

    WHO : William Parker, Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison, Federico Ughi WHEN : Friday, May 29, 2015; 8 p.m.; $12; advanced reserve seating $20; day-of reserve seating $25 WHERE : Trinosophes , Detroit When it comes to world class jazz, it's hard to get classier than this show Friday at Trinos. Fans of improvised and creative music will not want to miss this amazing quartet that features some of the music's greatest living exponents.

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  14. Things to Do: Presque Isle Lighthouse open for toursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... Sign-up begins at 10 a.m. at the pontoon station. Rides are offered daily through Sept. 7. Jazz musicians William Parker, Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison and Federico Ughi will perform at 8 p.m., at PACA, 1505 State St. The Wild Rib Cook Off & Music ...

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  15. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... freelancer Dan Durchholz. * Saxophonist Oliver Lake 's latest release (pictured) , a duet album with bassist William Parker called To Roy , was reviewed by AllAboutJazz.com's John Sharpe. * Drummer Kaleb Kirby and his band Animal Children are ...

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  16. Oliver Lake / William Parker: To RoyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | All About Jazz

    's unexpected passing at age 61 in January 2014. Each brings a sheaf of compositions to the session.

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  17. Mikko Innanen with William Parker and Andrew Cyrille: Song For A New DecadeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Innanen: alto and baritone saxophones, Indian clarinet, Uilleann chanter, nose flute, whistles, percussion; William Parker: double bass (CD-1 only); Andrew Cyrille: drums. John first fell under the spell of free jazz in the 1970s when he wistfully ...

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  18. Jazz pro William Parker performs at PACA WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Erie Times News

    HEAR IT William Parker, Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison and Federico Ughi will play Wednesday, 8 p.m., at PACA, 1505 State St. Tickets are $10 and are available at www.paca1505.com . For more on Parker, visit www.musicofwilliamparker.com or www.bb10k.com/parker.disc.html READ IT Rick Lopez is a drummer, a writer, a school bus driver, a cinephile, a devoted husband and friend, a cat fancier and a sweetheart.

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  19. The old, the new at Joy of JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... from Cuba, the renowned pianist, Omar Sosa. For the avant-garde and free jazz enthusiasts there's the bassist William Parker whose group includes the acclaimed drummer Hamid Drake. Staying with modern music is Dwight Trible from Los Angeles who has ...

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  20. This Weekend's Top Five EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | East Bay Express

    ... All of which makes the 74-year-old's upcoming appearance at The Chapel - with an ensemble featuring bassist William Parker and drummer Hamid Drake, both esteemed players in their own right - a crucial trip to the firing range. - Sam Lefebvre Sun., ...

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