Chris Parker

Chris Parker is a multi-instrumentalist and music educator based in the Midwest. A native of Bloomington, IN, he is a rising senior at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Parker has spent his professional music career performing throughout the Midwest and in New York City. He has performed and/or recorded with Dave Stryker, Rich Perry, Steve Allee, Scott Wendholt, Greg Ward, Chris Potter, Jim Ridl, Tim Armacost, Charlie Ballantine, Jamey Aebersold, Amanda Gardier, Frank Glover, Greg Abate, Jim Snidero, Monika Herzig, Roger Pemberton, Rob Dixon, and many others. He maintains a private teaching studio, serves as the Vice President of Bloomington, IN nonprofit “B’Town Jazz”, and is the student jam session coordinator for the Jazz Education Network JENerations Jazz Festival. In addition to an extensive discography as a sideman, his debut album as a leader (“Moving Forward Now”) and EP (“Interstate EP”) are available on all online music platforms.

Greg Ward - alto saxophone
Steve Allee - piano
Isaac Beaumont - bass
Chris Parker - drums

Special Guests :
Jeff Parker - Trumpet
Garrett Fasig - tenor saxophone 

The Jazz Kitchen

5377 N. College Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46220

  • 317-253-4900
  • Street parking available