Artist: William Parker

Past Performances

Cecil Taylor Memorial

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
This event has reached capacity. There will be an in-person waitlist beginning one hour before the event. In honor of jazz pioneer and […]

Jin Hi Kim, Elliott Sharp, William Parker, Hamid Drake: Four Directions

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Musical ideas merge from four directions by four creative musicians all moving in four directions.

[GENERATE] William Parker: Creation of The Tone World

Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The world premiere of “Creation Of The Tone World” By William Parker and performed by the Little Huey Music Orchestra.

[GENERATE] William Parker: Healing Songs From The Tone World

Friday, January 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The bassist, improviser, composer, and activist presents ensemble work for vocals with 21 musicians, 3 waterphones, didjeridu, and dance.

Steve Swell’s Kende Dreams

Sunday, December 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Steve Swell's extending the bounds of the trombone, making a reputation for himself of being an asset to any part of the improvising communities.

Jerome Cooper Memorial

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Please join us for a musical celebration of the life and artistry of this beloved musician and composer. Musical tributes by: Thurman Barker, […]

Vision Festival 19: Wednesday, June 11th – Sunday, June 15th

Sunday, June 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Roulette and Arts for Art, Inc. present Vision Festival 19, New York’s premiere festival of free/avant-garde/experimental/world jazz music […]

William Parker “Essential Orchestra”

William Parker “Essential Orchestra”
Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
World Premier of William Parker’s new work, “Inscription”. Featuring William Parker (bass, composer, arranger), Rob Brown […]

Milford Graves / William Parker / Patricia Nicholson “Heart Sound Music With Organic Graphics”

Friday, February 15, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Milford Graves (drums/percussion) William Parker (bass, doson ngoni) Patricia Nicholson (dance) Recorded Heart Beat Music and graphics by […]

William Parker “Alphaville Suite”

William Parker “Alphaville Suite”
Thursday, February 14, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Live soundtrack played to Jean Luc Godard’s 1965 Film. Featuring William Parker (bass), Rob Brown (alto sax), Lewis Barnes (trumpet), Cooper […]