July 2010

Today, while editing video from the Jason Parker Quartet West Coast Tour, I happened upon a bit of footage I had completely forgotten about. It was shot in Palm Springs at the Ace Hotel and features my lovely and talented wife Darrah Parker. Darrah joined the band for 2 days in Palm Springs and got […]

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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 nine of the JPQ tour was our second day in Palm Springs, and day two with my wife […]

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This past Saturday I had the pleasure of playing with the Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble at a wonderful festival in Seattle called Sounds Outside. The festival is in its fifth year and is presented by the Monktail Creative Music Concern, “a collective of composers, musicians and artists based in Seattle, WA who thrive o­n the […]

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Over the past year one of the people I have come to “know” and greatly appreciate is Amanda Palmer. I used quotes there because I only know Amanda in the internet sense, as I read her blog and follow her Tweets. I’ve written about her once before and I’m constantly amazed at the way she […]

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As I mentioned here I’ve recently started to share what I’ve learned about getting my music out to a wider audience with my good friend Katy Bourne. Truth be told, I’ve been sharing things in a piecemeal fashion with my friends, colleagues and anyone who asked for as long as I can remember. I’ve always […]

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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. The second week of the Jason Parker Quartet West Coast Tour found us waking in San Diego to the […]

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