Leo Parker

    Leo Parker

    • Leo Parker
    Leo Parker

    Leo Parker

    • Leo Parker

    Leo Parker

    Latest Release

    The Last Sessions (Bonus Track Version)

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    I Cross My Fingers (Bonus Track)Leo Parker
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    Who's Mad (Bonus Track)Leo Parker
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    Mona Lisa (Bonus Track)Leo Parker
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    Darn That Dream (Bonus Track)Leo Parker
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    Sweet Talkin' Leo (Bonus Track)Leo Parker

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        Leo Parker was the proud owner of a big, beefy baritone sax tone and a fluent technique that struck a great match between the gritty, down-home feeling of R&B and the advanced harmonies of bebop. At first, he studied alto in high school, even recording with Coleman Hawkins' early bebop band at age 18 on that instrument in 1944. But upon joining the legendary Billy Eckstine bop band in 1944-1945 and 1946, Parker switched to baritone and began to garner notice. He worked with Dizz... Read more

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