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Evan Parker

ss, ts, *1944 GB, Bristol
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Evan Shaw Parker

Evan Shaw Parker (born 5 April 1944, Bristol, England) is a British free-improvising saxophone player from the European free jazz scene.Recording and performing prolifically with many collaborators, Parker was a pivotal figure in the development of European free jazz and free improvisation. He has pioneered or substantially expanded an array of extended techniques. Critic Ron Wynn describes Parker as "mong Europe's most innovative and intriguing saxophonists ... his solo sax work isn't for the squeamish."

     
Instruments
  • Soprano sax
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Part 4 - For P.A. on Music For Large & Small Ensembles by Kenny Wheeler
WW5 on Winns Win by Evan Parker
Third Stream Boogaloo on The Music Improvisation Company by Derek Bailey
WW1 on Winns Win by Evan Parker
WW9 on Winns Win by Evan Parker
Sea Lady on Music For Large & Small Ensembles by Kenny Wheeler
Laughin in Rhythm on Vol pour Sidney by Various Artists
Blues in the Cave on Vol pour Sidney by Various Artists
Dragon Path on The Music Improvisation Company by Derek Bailey
Passage to Hades on Passage to Hades by Jah Wobble & Evan Parker

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Calenture And Light LeaksEvan Parker, Paul G. Smyth2019Album
The Dogs Of NileEvan Parker, Paul G. Smyth2019Single
Tools Of ImaginationEvan Parker / Eddie Prévost2018Album
Free Jazz Meeting Baden Baden '67Don Cherry, Marion Brown, Evan Parker, John Stevens2018Album
Uncharted TerritoriesDave Holland, Evan Parker, Craig Taborn And Ches Smith2018Album
The Flow Of Spirit (Live Concert Tokyo)Evan Parker, Toshi Tsuchitori, William Parker2018Album
Parallel Moments UnbrokenThe Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra Featuring Marilyn Crispell & Evan Parker2018Album
Sounding TearsMat Maneri, Evan Parker, Lucian Ban2017Album
Walthamstow Moon ('61 Revisited)Evan Parker, John Edwards, John Russell2017Album
PENEvan Parker, John Edwards, Steve Noble2017Album
Live@AlchemiaEvan Parker & RGG Trio2017Album
14.11.16Otomo Yoshihide / Hiroshi Yamazaki / Evan Parker2017Album
28.5.17Limpe Fuchs & Evan Parker2017Album
Reunion Live From Cafe OtoEvan Parker, John Russell, Ian Brighton, Philipp Wachsmann, Marcio Mattos, Trevor Taylor2017Album
DuosGianni Gebbia + Evan Parker2017Album
Seven Pieces (Live At Willisau 1995)Evan Parker - Daunik Lazro - Joe McPhee2016Album
Tie The Stone To The WheelEvan Parker / Seymour Wright2016Album
As The WindEvan Parker / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband2016Album
23.2.16Seymour Wright, Evan Parker2016Album
Miller's TaleSylvie Courvoisier - Mark Feldman - Ikue Mori - Evan Parker2016Album
Duets 71977Evan Parker, Andrea Centazzo2016Album
On Growth And FormEvan Parker, Richard Barrett, Michael Vatcher2016Album
Leaps In LeicesterAlexander Hawkins ° Evan Parker2016Album
City FallEvan Parker / Mikołaj Trzaska / John Edwards / Mark Sanders2016Album
Live At Spielraum (Trio / Quartet / Sextet)Christof Thewes, Martin Schmidt, Hartmut Osswald, Paul Lovens, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Evan Parker2016Album
Mopomoso Tour 2013 Making RoomsEvan Parker, John Russell, John Edwards, Pat Thomas, Alison Blunt, Benedict Taylor, David Leahy, Kay Grant, Alex Ward2016Album
Two ChapsEvan Parker & Motoharu Yoshizawa2015Album
The HurrahEvan Parker - John Edwards - Chris Corsano2015Album
#TwoBlack Top2015Album
Title Goes HereEvan Parker & AMM2015Single
Ninth SquareEvan Parker ^ Joe Morris ^ Nate Wooley2015Album
Hello, I Must Be GoingFred Frith, Evan Parker2015Album
Clapham DuosJohn Tchicai And Evan Parker2015Album
Marsyas SuiteEvan Parker, Peter Jacquemyn2015Album
ExtremesEvan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Tony Bianco2014Album
Seven ElectroAcoustic SeptetEvan Parker2014Album
World Of ObjectsJeremiah Cymerman / Evan Parker / Nate Wooley2014Album
Either Or AndEvan Parker & Sylvie Courvoisier2014Album
28 Rue Dunois Juillet 1982Derek Bailey - Joëlle Léandre - George Lewis - Evan Parker2014Album
Tri-Borough TriptychSebastian Lexer, Evan Parker, Eddie Prévost2013Album
Colors Of:Konvoj Ensemble Feat. Evan Parker & Sten Sandell2013Album
Quintet/SextetOtomo Yoshihide, Sachiko M, Evan Parker, John Edwards, Tony Marsh, John Butcher2013Album
The TreesMark Solborg Trio Feat. Herb Robertson & Evan Parker2013Album
Vaincu.Va! Live At Western Front 1978Evan Parker2013Album
What / If / They Both Could FlyEvan Parker & Joe McPhee2013Album
Rocket ScienceEvan Parker, Craig Taborn, Sam Pluta, Peter Evans : Rocket Science2013Album
Rex, Wrecks & XXXEvan Parker - Matthew Shipp2013Album
13 Miniatures For Albert AylerJean-Jacques Avenel - Jacqueline Caux - Jean-Luc Cappozzo - Steve Dalachinsky - Simon Goubert - Raphaël Imbert - Sylvain Kassap - Joëlle Léandre - Urs Leimgruber - Didier Levallet - Ramón López - Joe McPhee - Evan Parker - Barre Phillips - Michel Portal - Lucia Recio - Christian Rollet - John Tchicai2012Album
VivacesLe GGRIL avec Evan Parker2012Album
CinemaJohn Coxon, Evan Parker, Eddie Prévost2012Album
Dortmund VariationsEvan Parker, Georg Gräwe2012Album
The Voice Is OneEvan Parker / Agustí Fernandez2012Album
Improcherto (For HB) By George BurtThe Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra With Lol Coxhill & Evan Parker2012Album
Meetings With Remarkable Saxophonists - Volume 1Evan Parker • John Edwards • Eddie Prévost2012Album
Round About One O'ClockEvan Parker / Zlatko Kaučič2011Album
Together In Zero SpaceGrutronic and Evan Parker2011Album
Near NadirMark Nauseef - Ikue Mori - Evan Parker - Bill Laswell2011Album
It Won't Be Called Broken ChairMisha Mengelberg & Evan Parker2011Album
Trance MapEvan Parker / Matthew Wright2011Album
Live At Akbank Jazz FestivalEvan Parker & Konstrukt2011Album
Live At The Vortex, LondonEvan Parker / Kenny Wheeler / Paul Dunmall / Tony Levin / John Edwards2011Album
The Bleeding EdgeEvan Parker / Okkyung Lee / Peter Evans2011Album
Life Of DreamsTony Levin / Paul Dunmall / Ray Warleigh / Evan Parker2011Album
At Somewhere ThereEvan Parker, Wes Neal, Joe Sorbara2011Album
PhonoMetak Series # 9Evan Parker & Walter Prati / Lukas Ligeti & João Orecchia2011Album
Live In Mestre (Teatro Toniolo)Marc Charig, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Tony Rusconi2011Album
PsalmsEvan Parker & Sten Sandell2010Album
TwineUrs Leimgruber & Evan Parker2010Album
Whitstable SoloEvan Parker2010Album
Striking A BlowUrs Leimgruber, Evan Parker, Nils Gerold, Reinhart Hammerschmidt, Uli Sobotta, Hainer Wörmann2010Album
RelevanceDavid Liebman - Evan Parker - Tony Bianco2010Album
SETEvan Parker2009Album
House Full Of FloorsEvan Parker2009Album
LiveMarteau Rouge & Evan Parker2009Album
Full BloomUwe Oberg & Evan Parker2009Album
C-SectionEvan Parker / John Wiese2009Album
Free Zone Appleby 2007Paolo Angeli, Evan Parker, Ned Rothenberg2009Album
BoustrophedonEvan Parker, Transatlantic Art Ensemble2008Album
A Life Saved By A Spider And Two DovesMax Eastley / Graham Halliwell / Evan Parker / Mark Wastell2008Album
The Brewery TapEvan Parker, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten2008Album
Live At RouletteEvan Parker / Ned Rothenberg2007Album
ToposAgustí Fernandez • Evan Parker • Barry Guy • Paul Lytton2007Album
Abbey Road DuosEvan Parker / Matthew Shipp2007Album
ParallelismsHerb Robertson With Evan Parker & Agustí Fernandez2007Album
A Glancing BlowEvan Parker / John Edwards / Chris Corsano2007Album
Free Zone Appleby 2006Philipp Wachsmann, Rudi Mahall, Aki Takase, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Evan Parker, Paul Rutherford, Paul Lovens2007Album
La Lumière De PierresFrançois Houle / Evan Parker / Benoît Delbecq2007Album
Time LapseEvan Parker2006Album
Free Zone Appleby 2005Kenny Wheeler, Philipp Wachsmann, Evan Parker, Gerd Dudek, Paul Dunmall, Paul Rogers, John Edwards, Tony Marsh, Tony Levin2006Album
In Real TimeAndrea Centazzo / Alvin Curran / Evan Parker2006Album
Free Zone Appleby 2004Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Philipp Wachsmann, Joel Ryan2005Album
Short StoriesEvan Parker And September Winds2005Album
CrevulationsStan Tracey, Evan Parker2005Album
GlossolaliaCharles Farrell, Evan Parker2005Album
Free Zone Appleby 2003Tony Coe, John Edwards, Alan Hacker, Sylvia Hallett, Marcio Mattos, Evan Parker, Philipp Wachsmann, Kenny Wheeler2004Album
Imponderable EvidenceEvan Parker / Eddie Prévost2004Album
Suspensions And AnticipationsStan Tracey, Evan Parker2004Album
Munich And GlasgowThe Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra With Evan Parker2004Album
Evan Parker With BirdsEvan Parker2004Album
America 2003Evan Parker / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Paul Lytton2004Album
888Evan Parker, Philipp Wachsmann, Hugh Davies, Eddie Prévost2003Album
LiveSpring Heel Jack with Matthew Shipp, Evan Parker, J. Spaceman, William Parker, Han Bennink2003Album
Alder BrookEvan Parker And September Winds2003Album
The Grass Is GreenerHan Bennink, Evan Parker2002Album
For The Love Of...Evan Parker & Frank Perry2002Album
The NeedlesEvan Parker / Philipp Wachsmann / Teppo Hauta-aho2002Album
The Social/Science SetBruce Ackley, Derek Bailey, Greg Goodman, Henry Kaiser, Toshinori Kondo, Larry Ochs, Evan Parker, Jon Raskin and Andrew Voigt2002Album
Chicago Tenor DuetsEvan Parker & Joe McPhee2002Album
September DuosEvan Parker • Peter A. Schmid2001Album
Evan Parker / Patrick ScheyderEvan Parker / Patrick Scheyder2001Album
The Ayes Have ItEvan Parker2001Album
DividualityEvan Parker, Barry Guy, Lawrence Casserley2001Album
Passage To HadesJah Wobble & Evan Parker2001Album
RangiruaEvan Parker, Richard Nunns2001Album
Lines Burnt In LightEvan Parker2001Album
Parker/Haslam/EdwardsEvan Parker / George Haslam / John Edwards2001Album
Two Chapters And An EpilogueJohn Tilbury / Evan Parker2000Album
High TideEvan Parker2000Album
Brot & HonigEvan Parker / TonArt Ensemble2000Album
The Two SeasonsEvan Parker / John Edwards / Mark Sanders2000Album
NailedEvan Parker / Cecil Taylor / Barry Guy / Tony Oxley2000Album
Dark RagsEvan Parker / Keith Rowe2000Album
Sankt Gerold VariationsPaul Bley / Evan Parker / Barre Phillips2000Album
Unity VariationsEvan Parker & Georg Gräwe1999Album
Foxes FoxEvan Parker / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Louis Moholo : Foxes Fox1999Album
Waterloo 1985Evan Parker With Paul Lytton, Paul Rutherford & Hans Schneider1999Album
The PromiseThurston Moore, Evan Parker, Walter Prati1999Album
Arch DuoDerek Bailey & Evan Parker1999Album
Live At "Les Instants Chavirés"Evan Parker With Noël Akchoté, Lawrence Casserley And Joel Ryan1998Album
New ExcursionsEvan Parker + Ghost-In-The-Machine1998Album
True Live WalnutsMauro Orselli - Evan Parker - Antonello Salis1998Album
CutsPeter Kowald / Ort Ensemble Wuppertal With Evan Parker, Lê Quan Ninh, Carlos Zíngaro1998Album
Here Now: Solos / DuosEvan Parker / Günter Christmann1998Album
Real Time TwoAndrea Centazzo, Alvin Curran, Evan Parker1998Album
Chicago SoloEvan Parker1997Album
Most MateriallEvan Parker & Eddie Prévost1997Album
Monkey PuzzleEvan Parker / Ned Rothenberg1997Album
London Air LiftEvan Parker With John Russell / John Edwards / Mark Sanders1997Album
Solar WindEvan Parker & Lawrence Casserley1997Album
Somewhere Bi-LingualNoël Akchoté / Mark Sanders / Evan Parker / Paul Rogers1997Album
TempranilloEvan Parker & Agustí Fernandez1996Album
Synergetics – Phonomanie IIIEvan Parker1996Album
Mars SongEvan Parker, Sainkho1996Album
Evan Parker With Ghost-In-The-MachineEvan Parker With Ghost-In-The-Machine1996Album
Bits And PiecesWolfgang Fuchs Solo and Duets with Evan Parker & Jean-Marc Montera1996Album
Joe McPhee • Evan Parker • Daunik LazroJoe McPhee • Evan Parker • Daunik Lazro1996Album
Birmingham ConcertEvan Parker • Paul Dunmall • Barry Guy • Tony Levin1996Album
ImprovvisazioniEvan Parker, Antonello Salis, Mauro Orselli1995Album
Time Will TellPaul Bley / Evan Parker / Barre Phillips1995Album
50th Birthday ConcertEvan Parker1994Album
To Whom It May Concern: Dedicated To Kunio Nakamura (1944-1992)Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Kenichi Takeda, Onnyk1994Album
Three BlokesLol Coxhill / Steve Lacy / Evan Parker1994Album
The Fire TaleBorah Bergman With Evan Parker1994Album
Trio (London) 1993Anthony Braxton / Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford1993Album
Duo (London) 1993Anthony Braxton / Evan Parker1993Album
Conic Sections - For Kunio NakamuraEvan Parker1993Album
Process And RealityEvan Parker1991Album
Hall Of MirrorsEvan Parker / Walter Prati1990Album
Duets, DithyrambischWolfgang Fuchs • Hans Koch • Evan Parker • Louis Sclavis1990Album
The HearthCecil Taylor With Tristan Honsinger & Evan Parker1989Album
The Ericle Of DolphiEvan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Dave Holland / Paul Lovens1989Album
SupersessionEvan Parker, Keith Rowe, Barry Guy, Eddie Prévost1988Album
ChirpsSteve Lacy & Evan Parker1986Album
The Snake DecidesEvan Parker1986Album
CompatiblesDerek Bailey, Evan Parker1986Album
Hook, Drift & ShuffleEvan Parker With George Lewis, Barry Guy & Paul Lytton1985Album
残像 = ZanzouEvan Parker1983Album
Detto Fra Di NoiAlexander von Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Paul Lovens1982Album
Six Of OneEvan Parker1982Album
PISA 1980: Improvisors' SymposiumMaarten Altena / Derek Bailey / Barry Guy / George Lewis / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Giancarlo Schiaffini / Philipp Wachsmann1981Album
Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980 - Volume 2: The Science SetDerek Bailey, Evan Parker, Henry Kaiser, Larry Ochs, Jon Raskin, Greg Goodman, Toshinori Kondo, Andrew Voigt1981Album
Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980 - Volume 1: The Social SetBruce Ackley, Greg Goodman, Henry Kaiser, Toshinori Kondo, Larry Ochs, Evan Parker, Jon Raskin, Andrew Voigt1981Album
4,4,4,Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Barry Guy / John Stevens1980Album
At The Finger PalaceEvan Parker1980Album
Circadian RhythmPaul Burwell / Hugh Davies / Max Eastley / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Annabel Nicolson / Evan Parker / David Toop1980Album
From Saxophone & TromboneEvan Parker / George Lewis1980Album
AbracadabraEvan Parker / Greg Goodman1978Album
GroupcomposingMisha Mengelberg, Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Peter Bennink, Paul Rutherford, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink1978Album
MonocerosEvan Parker1978Album
Real TimeAlvin Curran, Andrea Centazzo, Evan Parker1978Album
Saxophone SolosEvan Parker1976Album
The London ConcertDerek Bailey / Evan Parker1975Album
The Topography Of The LungsEvan Parker / Derek Bailey / Han Bennink1970Album
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