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Cd 1 Tribute to Ray Charles (Track 1-8)
Cd 2 Back to funk (Track 9-14)
Roots & grooves
Maceo Parker  (saxofoon;zang) Dennis Chambers  (drums) Rodney Skeet Curtis  (basgitaar) WDR Big Band Köln
Intuition, 2007
2 cd's
Playing time
0053361313425 0750447341326
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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More than 14 times in Flemish libraries

About Maceo Parker

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Maceo Parker (; born February 14, 1943) is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s, Parliament-Funkadelic in the 1970s and Prince in the 2000s. Parker was a prominent soloist on many of Brown's hit recordings, and a key part of his band, playing alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. Since the early 1990s, he has toured under his own name.


Parker was born in Kinston, North Carolina. Parker's father played piano and drums in addition to singing in church with Parker's mother; his brother Melvin played drums and his brother Kellis played the trombone. Parker and his brother Melvin joined James Brown in 1964; in his autobiography, Brown claims that he originally wanted Melvin as his drummer, but agreed to additionally take Maceo under his wing as part of the deal. In 1970, Parker, his brother Melvin, and a few of Brown's band members left to establish th…Read more on Wikipedia