William Parker
New Music Festival

Mayan Space Station

William Parker with Ava Mendoza and Gerald Cleaver
April 05, 2022

This event occurred as part of the 21/22 Music Department season. This is an archived view.

Cosmic multi-hued blues, perfect for space and time travel from the electric guitar trio, led by the champion of improvised music.

21/22 Music Department

About William Parker

William Parker is a bassist, improviser, composer, writer and educator from New York City, heralded by The Village Voice as, "the most consistently brilliant free jazz bassist of all time." In addition to recording over 150 albums, he has published six books and taught and mentored hundreds of young musicians and artists. Parker's current bands include the Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra, In Order to Survive, Raining on the Moon, Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind, and the Cosmic Mountain Quartet with Hamid Drake, Kidd Jordan and Cooper-Moore. Throughout his career he has performed with Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, Milford Graves and David S. Ware, among others.

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The New Music Festival is programmed in conjunction with the Dartmouth Department of Music with co-sponsorship by the African and African American Studies Program, the Leslie Center for the Humanities and the Program in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

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