GUITARIST JEFF PARKER'S THE NEW BREED FEATURED IN NUMEROUS BEST OF 2016 LISTS
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Photo of Jeff Parker by Jim Newberry
Guitarist Jeff Parker (a longtime fixture in the Chicago new-Jazz scene, and a member of the seminal group Tortoise) released his album,The New Breed (International Anthem) over the summer to a host of celebration at the time, from The New York Times, The Wall St Journal, Aquarium Drunkard, NPR, and many more. This week, as the Best-Of lists were announced, Parker's record was included in The New York Times' critic Nate Chinen's Top 10 Albums of The Year and NPR's Top 100 Songs of 2016, as well as the Jazz Standard's Best Album's of 2016.
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Previous Praise For Jeff Parker's The New Breed "As if Grant Green were playing for dancers against a James Brown groove in a small club." - Ben Ratliff, The New York Times