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Parker/Throckmorton

Parker/Throckmorton

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Parker/Throckmorton

Parker/Throckmorton

Tue, Aug 28, 2018, 5:00pm
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Agnes Katz Plaza
  • Ticket Prices
    free and open to the public

Parker/Throckmorton is a band co-lead by Brooklyn based guitarist, Chris Parker, and Pittsburgh based drummer, David Throckmorton. Chris and David have been performing together for 10 years. The group performs frequently as a duo and as a trio. Joining them is bassist, Paul Thompson. Paul and David have been playing together for 25 years. The three musicians are part of a Pittsburgh residency called Space Exchange that has been going on for over 5 years.

Guitarist Chris Parker is a freelance musician and songwriter in NYC. He composes for television and film.

David Throckmorton has performed all over the world with artists including: Maynard Ferguson, David Fiuczynski, Tony Grey, Hotei and Javon Jackson. David is 1/3 of DTC Organ Trio featuring guitarist Dan Wilson, and organist Cliff Barnes. David leads or co-leads his own ensembles including Beam, Thoth Trio, Smash Your Wagon and The David Throckmorton Quartet. David performs clinics and masterclasses worldwide and endorses Yamaha Drums, Sabian Cymbals and Vic Firth Drumsticks.

Bassist Paul Thompson has toured with saxophonist Stanley Turrentine. He was also music director for famed trumpeter Maynard Ferguson. Paul teaches at CAPA Performing Arts High School as well as Duquesne and West Virginia Universities.

Parker/Throckmorton is an exciting trio that draws from jazz, rock, avant garde, classical music, world music and hip hop. They draw from a wide array of influences such as: John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Bartok, and Led Zepplin. The band plans to release their debut CD this year.

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