Evan Parker

Real Name:
Evan Shaw Parker
Profile:
British free-improvising saxophone player, born April 5, 1944 in Bristol, England.
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INCUS.1 The Topography Of The Lungs — Evan Parker Evan Parker, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink Evan Parker, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink - The Topography Of The Lungs (Album) Incus INCUS.1 UK 1970 Sell This Version
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INCUS 16 The London Concert — Evan Parker Derek Bailey / Evan Parker Derek Bailey / Evan Parker - The London Concert (Album) Incus INCUS 16 UK 1975 Sell This Version
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INCUS 19 Saxophone Solos — Evan Parker Evan Parker Saxophone Solos (Album, Comp) Incus INCUS 19 UK 1976 Sell This Version
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OG 120 The Longest Night Vol. 1 — Evan Parker John Stevens (2) - Evan Parker John Stevens (2) - Evan Parker - The Longest Night Vol. 1(LP, Album) Ogun OG 120 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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ICTUS 0006 Real Time — Evan Parker Alvin Curran, Andrea Centazzo, Evan Parker Alvin Curran, Andrea Centazzo, Evan Parker - Real Time (Album) Ictus Records ICTUS 0006 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
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INCUS 27 Monoceros — Evan Parker Evan Parker Monoceros (Album) Incus INCUS 27 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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ICP 006 Groupcomposing — Evan Parker Misha Mengelberg, Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Peter Bennink, Paul Rutherford (2), Derek Bailey, Han Bennink Misha Mengelberg, Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Peter Bennink, Paul Rutherford (2), Derek Bailey, Han Bennink - Groupcomposing (Album) Instant Composers Pool ICP 006 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
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The Beak Doctor 2, ML 104 Abracadabra — Evan Parker Evan Parker / Greg Goodman Evan Parker / Greg Goodman - Abracadabra(LP, Album) The Beak Doctor, Metalanguage The Beak Doctor 2, ML 104 US 1978 Sell This Version
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OG 420 The Longest Night Vol. 2 — Evan Parker John Stevens (2), Evan Parker John Stevens (2), Evan Parker - The Longest Night Vol. 2(LP, Album) Ogun OG 420 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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VS 0011 4,4,4, — Evan Parker Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford (2) / Barry Guy / John Stevens (2) Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford (2) / Barry Guy / John Stevens (2) - 4,4,4, (Album) View VS 0011 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
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INCUS 35 From Saxophone & Trombone — Evan Parker Evan Parker / George Lewis Evan Parker / George Lewis - From Saxophone & Trombone (Album) Incus INCUS 35 UK 1980 Sell This Version
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INCUS 33 Circadian Rhythm — Evan Parker Paul Burwell / Hugh Davies / Max Eastley / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Annabel Nicolson / Evan Parker / David Toop Paul Burwell / Hugh Davies / Max Eastley / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Annabel Nicolson / Evan Parker / David Toop - Circadian Rhythm(LP) Incus INCUS 33 UK 1980 Sell This Version
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The Beak Doctor 3, ML 110 At The Finger Palace — Evan Parker Evan Parker At The Finger Palace(LP, Album) The Beak Doctor, Metalanguage The Beak Doctor 3, ML 110 US 1980 Sell This Version
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INCUS 37 PISA 1980: Improvisors' Symposium — Evan Parker Maarten Altena / Derek Bailey / Barry Guy / George Lewis / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford (2) / Giancarlo Schiaffini / Phil Wachsmann* Maarten Altena / Derek Bailey / Barry Guy / George Lewis / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford (2) / Giancarlo Schiaffini / Phil Wachsmann* - PISA 1980: Improvisors' Symposium (Album) Incus INCUS 37 UK 1981 Sell This Version
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ML 116, Beak Doctor 5 Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980 - Volume 1: The Social Set — Evan Parker Bruce Ackley, Greg Goodman, Henry Kaiser, Toshinori Kondo, Larry Ochs, Evan Parker, Jon Raskin, Andrew Voigt Bruce Ackley, Greg Goodman, Henry Kaiser, Toshinori Kondo, Larry Ochs, Evan Parker, Jon Raskin, Andrew Voigt - Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980 - Volume 1: The Social Set Metalanguage, The Beak Doctor ML 116, Beak Doctor 5 US 1981 Sell This Version
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ML 117, Beak Doctor 6 Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980 - Volume 2: The Science Set — Evan Parker Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Henry Kaiser, Larry Ochs, Jon Raskin, Greg Goodman, Toshinori Kondo, Andrew Voigt Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Henry Kaiser, Larry Ochs, Jon Raskin, Greg Goodman, Toshinori Kondo, Andrew Voigt - Metalanguage Festival Of Improvised Music 1980 - Volume 2: The Science Set Metalanguage, The Beak Doctor ML 117, Beak Doctor 6 US 1981 Sell This Version
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INCUS 39 Six Of One — Evan Parker Evan Parker Six Of One (Album) Incus INCUS 39 UK 1982 Sell This Version
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1 残像 = Zanzou — Evan Parker Evan Parker 残像 = Zanzou(LP, Album) Jazz & Now 1 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
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INCUS 45 Hook, Drift & Shuffle — Evan Parker Evan Parker With George Lewis, Barry Guy & Paul Lytton Evan Parker With George Lewis, Barry Guy & Paul Lytton - Hook, Drift & Shuffle (Album) Incus INCUS 45 UK 1985 Sell This Version
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INCUS 49 The Snake Decides — Evan Parker Evan Parker The Snake Decides (Album) Incus INCUS 49 UK 1986 Sell This Version
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SAJ-53 Chirps — Evan Parker Steve Lacy & Evan Parker Steve Lacy & Evan Parker - Chirps (Album) FMP SAJ-53 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
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INCUS 50 Compatibles — Evan Parker Derek Bailey, Evan Parker Derek Bailey, Evan Parker - Compatibles (Album) Incus INCUS 50 UK 1986 Sell This Version
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MR17, MR 17 Supersession — Evan Parker Evan Parker, Keith Rowe, Barry Guy, Eddie Prévost Evan Parker, Keith Rowe, Barry Guy, Eddie Prévost - Supersession (Album) Matchless Recordings, Matchless Recordings MR17, MR 17 UK 1988 Sell This Version
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FMP CD 11 The Hearth — Evan Parker Cecil Taylor With Tristan Honsinger & Evan Parker Cecil Taylor With Tristan Honsinger & Evan Parker - The Hearth (Album) FMP FMP CD 11 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
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PTR/JWD 13+14 The Ericle Of Dolphi — Evan Parker Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford (2) / Dave Holland / Paul Lovens Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford (2) / Dave Holland / Paul Lovens - The Ericle Of Dolphi(2xLP, Album) Po Torch Records PTR/JWD 13+14 Germany 1989 Sell This Version

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September 14, 2002
Evan Parker is a virtuoso saxophonist who, with Derek Bailey, John Stevens and Tony Oxley (to name a few), pioneered the British free improvising scene in the late 60's. Since then he has developed a highly personal and unique style which employs circular breathing and total control of the saxophone.

Some of his more permanent ensembles include the Alex Schlippenbach Trio, trio with Paul Lytton and Barry Guy and the Electro-Acoustic Ensemble. In the latter he has experimented with real-time electronics, used to manipulate the improvised phrases and create soundscapes unreachable with acoustic instruments.

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