Knocky Parker

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        A technically proficient pianist, Knocky Parker spent most of his career playing pre-swing jazz in settings ranging from inspired to a bit corny. Parker picked up much of his early experience playing piano in Western swing bands based in his native Texas, including the Wanderers (recording with them in 1935) and the Light Crust Doughboys (1937-1939). After military service, Parker worked with the Zutty Singleton-Albert Nicholas Trio, earned a Ph.D., and became a college professo... Read more

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