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     Maceo Parker

Born: Feb 14, 1943 in Kinston, NC
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Soul, Funk, Soul-Jazz
Instruments: Sax (Alto), Leader

"Maceo! Blow your horn!" That's how James Brown would dynamically signal his favorite horn player to take another stinging sax solo - and Maceo Parker never once let his boss down. Parker's jabbing workouts in the midst of "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" and "Cold Sweat" made him a household name among '60s funk fans - not bad for a kid fresh out of college who got the gig primarily because Brown coveted his brother Melvin's drumming chops.

Now Parker is a star in his own right. His Verve albums Roots Revisited and Mo' Roots impeccably spotlight his soul-drenched alto sax on a sizzling hybrid of funk, R&B, and jazz. And he's brought along his ex-section mates from Brown's band - trombonist Fred Wesley and saxist Pee Wee Ellis - to stoke the almighty groove. The North Carolina product quit Brown several times. Along with his bandmates, Parker mutinied in 1970 to form Maceo & All the King's Men, only to return to the fold three years later; later in the decade, he worked with Parliament/Funkadelic and Bootsy's Rubber Band. But when Brown was incarcerated, Parker was there for him, releasing a rap song that urged the Godfather of Soul's immediate freedom. With his newfound solo fame, however, it's doubtful that you'll see Parker back in Brown's horn section anytime soon.

-Bill Dahl (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=10124 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
members.aol.com/danifman/maceo/ Biography, discography
www.maceo.com Official website. Biography, discography, photo
maceoparker.com Official website. Biography, discography, photo
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maceo_Parker About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maceo_Parker About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Maceo Parker - 'D.I.A.L Maceo' - 2000, Esc Records
 Maceo Parker - 'Funk Overload' - 1998, What Are Records
 Maceo Parker - 'Mo' Roots' - 1991, Verve
 Maceo Parker - 'Roots Revisited' - 1990, Verve, Polygram
 Maceo Parker - 'Soul Classics' - 2012, Razor & Tie
  как соисполнитель ...
 James Brown - 'Get On The Good Foot' - 1972, Polydor Ltd.
 James Brown - 'Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud' - 1969, Polydor Ltd.
 James Brown - 'Sex Machine' - 1970, Polydor Ltd.
 George Clinton - 'Computer Games' - 1982, Capitol
 George Clinton - 'Dope Dogs' - 1998, Dogone
 Brian Culbertson - 'Bringing Back The Funk' - 2008, GRP
 Candy Dulfer - 'Right In My Soul' - 2003, Eagle
 Larry Goldings - 'Whatetever It Takes' - 1995, Warner Bros.
 Marcus Miller - 'M2. Power & Grace' - 2001, Dreyfus
 Fred Wesley - 'A Blow For Me, A Toot To You' - 1977, Atlantic
 Fred Wesley - 'Say Blow By Blow Backwards' - 2003, P-Vine Records
 Bernie Worrell - 'Blacktronic Science' - 1993, Gramavision
 Bernie Worrell - 'Funk Of Ages' - 1990, Gramavision

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