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Jack Parnell

dr, 1923-2010 GB, London
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. John Russell Parnell

British bandleader, drummer and composer, born 6 August 1923 in London, UK, who led The Muppet Show's music for its five-year run, died on Sunday the 8th of August 2010 at age 87 after a year-long battle with cancer.

  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Requiem to a Love Affair (No Drums) on Way In - Way Out by Jack Parnell & Derek Scott
The Golden Striker on Essential British Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Smoothy - Remastered on All The Hits! by Ted Heath
Topsy - Jack Parnell on Strictly Britxotica! by Various Artists
Fizz Pop on Way In - Way Out by Jack Parnell & Derek Scott
Old Mother Hubbard - Remastered on All The Hits! by Ted Heath
Stage Struck on Kpm Brownsleeves: Kpmlpb 42 by Various Artists
Tequila on British Dance Bands, Vol. 3 by Various Artists
The Whistler on Way In - Way Out by Jack Parnell & Derek Scott
Dry Bones - Remastered on All The Hits! by Ted Heath

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Hey ThereRobert Farnon, Jane Pickles, Rolph Wilson, Jack Parnell2004Compil.
Big Band SwingJack Parnell2000Compil.
The Best Of British JazzKenny Baker, Don Lusher, Betty Smith, Jack Parnell1981Album
Repertoire EvocateurJack Parnell1979Album
Way In - Way OutDerek Scott / Jack Parnell1974Album
Kansas City / The Golden StrikerJack Parnell1959Single
Jack Parnell & His QuartetJack Parnell1951Album
The Big Band ShowJack ParnellAlbum
MemoriesJack ParnellAlbum
Ted Heath SelectionTed Heath And His Music, Lita Roza, Jack ParnellAlbum
77 SUNSET STRIPJack ParnellSingle
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