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Jeff Parker (musician)

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Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Guitarist
Name  Jeff Parker
Associated acts  Tortoise
Instruments  Guitar

Genres  Jazz, experimental music, Rock, post-rock
Music groups  Tortoise (Since 1998), Isotope 217 (Since 1997), Boxhead Ensemble, Exploding Star Orchestra
Record labels  Delmark Records, Atavistic Records
Albums  It's All Around You, African Flowers, The Relatives, Beacons of Ancestorship, TNT
Similar People  Rob Mazurek, A Grape Dope, Dan Bitney, Scott Amendola, Doug McCombs

Jeff Parker (born April 4, 1967) is an American jazz and rock guitarist based in Los Angeles. Parker is best known as an experimental musician, working with avant-garde electronic, rock, and improvisational groups.


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Parker plays guitar in the post-rock group Tortoise and was a founding member of Isotope 217 and the Chicago Underground Trio in the 1990s and early 2000s. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) and has worked with George Lewis, Ernest Dawkins, Brian Blade, Joshua Redman, Fred Anderson, and Jason Moran. He has released three solo albums: Like-Coping, The Relatives and Bright Light in Winter.

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As leader

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  • Like-Coping (Delmark, 2003)
  • Out Trios, Vol. 2 (with Michael Zerang and Kevin Drumm) (Atavistic, 2003)
  • Song Songs Song with Scott Fields (Delmark, 2004)
  • The Relatives (Thrill Jockey, 2005)
  • Bright Light in Winter (Delmark, 2012)
  • The New Breed (International Anthem, 2016)
  • Slight Freedom (Eremite, 2016)
  • With Tortoise

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  • TNT (Thrill Jockey, 1998)
  • In the Fishtank (In the Fishtank, 1999)
  • Standards (Thrill Jockey, 2001)
  • It's All Around You (Thrill Jockey, 2004)
  • The Brave and the Bold (Overcoat, 2006)
  • Beacons of Ancestorship (Thrill Jockey, 2009)
  • The Catastrophist (Thrill Jockey, 2016)
  • References

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