Parker/Parker/Prucnal Trio (USA/PL)


B.Prucnal-sax, M.Parker-db, F.Parker-dr

wtorek, 4 listopad, 2014 - 21:30

The Parker, Parker, Prucnal Trio is a modern jazz trio from America and
Poland. We play a mix of original compositions inspired by various modern
musical styles and our own interpretations of jazz standards.  Below are
some short biographies with links to websites, videos, and pictures.

*Frank Parker (USA)- drums*
Originally from Chicago, Frank has been nominated for 2 Grammy Awards,
including one for his work with the Kurt Elling Quartet ('Man In The Air'),
who he toured around the world with for 5 years.  He has performed on 5
continents with such notable artists as Roy Hargrove, Christ Potter,
Freddie Hubbard, Benny Carter, Randy Brecker, Joe Lovano, among many
others.  Frank now lives in both the USA and Europe and currently performs
with Michal Urbaniak, Marcin Pospieszalski, Maciej Fortuna, and other top
artists in the region.
Frank playing with the Kurt Elling Quartet<>

*Mike Parker (USA)- double bass*
A native of New York, Mike began his professional career at the age of 17
playing in New York City clubs.  Now at the age of 25 he has already played
concerts and festivals all across America and Europe, won several
international contests and awards, and recorded 2 albums of his own
composition's with his group 'Mike Parker's Unified
 Mike has studied and played with such legends as Jon Scofield, Christ
Potter, Eric Harland, Scott Colley, and Reid Anderson and he currently
plays with N.S.I., the Nat Osborn Band, and Three Waves Trio in addition to
his own project.
Mike playing 'Jump Monk' by Charles Mingus in

*Bartek Prucnal (PL)- alto saxophone*
Originally from Debica, Poland, Bartek Prucnal has a Master's degree from
the Krakow Academy of Music in the Jazz and Modern Music Department.  He is
a founding member of N.S.I. Quartet <>, winner of
both the 2012 Azoty Tarnow International Jazz Competition and the
prestigious 36th Jazz Juniors International Jazz Competition, and a current
member of New Bone and Mike Parker's Unified Theory.  In addition, Prucnal
has collaborated with many highly esteemed bands and musicians including
Frank London, Leszek Żądło, Wojciech Groborz, the Zbigniew Namysłowski Big
Band, Jarek Śmietana, and Michał Urbaniak.
Bartek playing with New Bone in India <>