||Satori For A Hungry Ghost CD (2012) |
Parker Paisley CD discography "Upstate New York native Park Evans relocated to Minnesota to study classical guitar, and soon found himself among the Twin Cities' jazz guitar elite, heading his own bands like Parker Paisley and Firebell, and making his presence heard and felt in many other genre crossing ensembles, including the Enormous Quartet, Charlie Devanna, Fonster, Tickle Fight and more. For his third recording of original music, Satori for a Hungry Ghost, he gathered Parker Paisley cohorts Brandon Wozniak (tenor sax), Adam Wozniak (bass), and Pete Hennig (drums)...All 8 tracks were composed by Evans, with the finale "Emmanuel Jackson" based in part on the traditional "Oh Come Ye Emmanuel." If "satori" refers generally to the Buddhist concept of "enlightenment, " then Parker Paisley meets expectations for an album that brings to light (and sound) the creative play of both the ensemble and its leader, with each track casting a beam that focuses on one or more aspects of their talent and collaboration." -Andrea Canter, Jazz Police
Bio: Originally from Ithaca, New York he grew up studying with classical guitarist Karl Wolff andÂ British ...