May 2010

The Jason Parker Quartet hit the road for a two-week tour in May 2010. We were equipped with audio, video and cameras to document the whole experience. You can find all posts about the tour here. Day four of the Jason Parker Quartet tour was Mother’s Day, and it just so happened that my mother […]

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One year ago today I started this blog. I really had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I thought it would be helpful both for me and for others if I chronicled my life as a working musician. My hope was that I might inspire others to take the journey which has […]

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The Jason Parker Quartet hit the road for a two-week tour in May 2010. We were equipped with audio, video and cameras to document the whole experience. You can find all posts about the tour here. Day three of the JPQ tour found us driving from Eureka, CA to Berkeley for our gig at The […]

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I will be giving a FREE touring seminar on Ustream on Wednesday, June 2nd at 6:00pm Pacific Time! I just returned from a two-week West Coast tour with my band, The Jason Parker Quartet. The tour was a huge success on all fronts, and I learned a ton acting as booking agent, PR firm, marketing […]

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The Jason Parker Quartet hit the road for a two-week tour in May 2010. We were equipped with audio, video and cameras to document the whole experience. You can find all posts about the tour here. Day two of the JPQ tour found us driving from Eugene to McKinleyville, CA for our second show of […]

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I met Phil Freeman on Twitter and have been following his Tweets for a few months now. Phil is an author, critic and journalist that writes about all kinds of music for a few different publications, including Burning Ambulance. I was thrilled when I received a message from him telling me that he was going […]

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The Jason Parker Quartet hit the road for a two-week tour in May 2010. We were equipped with audio, video and cameras to document the whole experience. You can find all posts about the tour here. Day one of the JPQ tour started with a stop at Guitar Center. Once that was out of the […]

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After 14 days, 12 shows and 3033 miles, the Jason Parker Quartet West Coast Tour is complete! It was a truly amazing experience, better than I could’ve imagined, and I’m sure I’ll be processing it for a long while. I will share more with you on my blog, but for now here’s a couple of […]

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The Jason Parker Quartet is 6 days into our West Coast Tour. What with the driving and the playing and the sleeping, I haven’t been able to find the time to blog like I had hoped to. Today we had a glorious day in the San Diego area. We are staying with my Aunt and […]

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I can’t tell you how excited I am! Today is the day we leave for the long-awaited Jason Parker Quartet West Coast Tour (well, long-awaited by me, anyway!). We’re driving to Eugene, OR today to play at The Jazz Station, then it’s on down the coast to many other wonderful towns and new audiences. I […]

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