William Parker

William Parker “The Blinking of the Ear” 

William Parker is a bassist–improvisor–composer–bandleader–griot–shaman–community leader and a veteran of Bang on a Can festivals over the years. For Long Play, Parker anchors his own band to perform “The Blinking of the Ear”.

William Parker: upright bass and flutes
Cooper Moore: hand made instruments
Griff Spex: spoken word
Jason Hwang: violin
Charles Burnham:  violin
Gabby Fluke Mogul: violin
Melanie Dyer: viola
Eri Yamamoto: piano
Anne Marie Sandy:  mezzo soprano

William’s website

Photo Credit: Eva Kapanadze