HORACE PARLAN

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Horace Parlan (January 19, 1931, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – February 23, 2017, Korsør, Denmark ) was an American hard bop and post-bop piano player.

He was known for his contributions to the Charles Mingus recordings Mingus Ah Um and Blues & Roots.

In his birth year, Parlan was stricken with polio, resulting in the partial crippling of his right hand. The handicap, though, contributed to his development of a particularly "pungent" left-hand chord voicing style, while comping with highly rhythmic phrases with the right.

Between 1952 and 1957, he worked in Washington DC with Sonny Stitt and then spent two years with Mingus' Jazz Workshop.In 1973, Parlan moved to Copenhagen, Denmark. He later settled in the small village of Rude in southern Zealand. In 1974 he completed a State Department tour of Africa with Hal Singer.

His later work, such as a series of duos with the tenor saxophonist Archie Shepp, included the
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HORACE PARLAN Movin' And Groovin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movin' And Groovin'
Hard Bop 1960
HORACE PARLAN Us Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Us Three
Hard Bop 1960
HORACE PARLAN Speakin’ My Piece album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Speakin’ My Piece
Hard Bop 1960
HORACE PARLAN Headin' South album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Headin' South
Hard Bop 1961
HORACE PARLAN On the Spur of the Moment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Spur of the Moment
Hard Bop 1961
HORACE PARLAN Up & Down album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Up & Down
Hard Bop 1963
HORACE PARLAN Arrival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arrival
Hard Bop 1974
HORACE PARLAN No Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Blues
Hard Bop 1976
HORACE PARLAN Frank-ly Speaking album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank-ly Speaking
Hard Bop 1977
HORACE PARLAN Hi-Fly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hi-Fly
Hard Bop 1978
HORACE PARLAN Blue Parlan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Parlan
Hard Bop 1979
HORACE PARLAN Musically Yours album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Musically Yours
Hard Bop 1980
HORACE PARLAN One For Wilton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One For Wilton
Hard Bop 1980
HORACE PARLAN The Maestro album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Maestro
Hard Bop 1982
HORACE PARLAN Like Someone In Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Like Someone In Love
Hard Bop 1983
HORACE PARLAN Glad I Found You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Glad I Found You
Hard Bop 1984
HORACE PARLAN Joe Meets The Rhythm Section album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Meets The Rhythm Section
Hard Bop 1987
HORACE PARLAN Little Esther album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Esther
Hard Bop 1987
HORACE PARLAN Keep Your Hands Wide Open (with Søren Eriksen) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keep Your Hands Wide Open (with Søren Eriksen)
Hard Bop 1988
HORACE PARLAN Horace Parlan/Jan Kaspersen Piano Duo : Joinin' Forces album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Horace Parlan/Jan Kaspersen Piano Duo : Joinin' Forces
Hard Bop 1994
HORACE PARLAN We Three album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We Three
Hard Bop 1998
HORACE PARLAN Voyage Of Rediscovery album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Voyage Of Rediscovery
Hard Bop 1999
HORACE PARLAN The Horace Parlan Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Horace Parlan Trio
Hard Bop 1999
HORACE PARLAN By Horace Parlan (OST) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
By Horace Parlan (OST)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2001
HORACE PARLAN Horace Parlan Trio Featuring Staffan William-Olsson : Behind The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Horace Parlan Trio Featuring Staffan William-Olsson : Behind The Blues
Hard Bop 2002
HORACE PARLAN Relaxin' With Horace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Relaxin' With Horace
Hard Bop 2004
HORACE PARLAN My Little Brown Book album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Little Brown Book
Hard Bop 2007

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HORACE PARLAN Pannonica album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pannonica
Hard Bop 1984
HORACE PARLAN Horace Parlan / Mal Waldron Sextet : Jazzbühne Berlin Vol. 18 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Horace Parlan / Mal Waldron Sextet : Jazzbühne Berlin Vol. 18
Hard Bop 1991

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HORACE PARLAN Happy Frame Of Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happy Frame Of Mind
Hard Bop 1986
HORACE PARLAN Alone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alone
Hard Bop 2000
HORACE PARLAN The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions
Hard Bop 2000
HORACE PARLAN 7 Classic Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
7 Classic Albums
Hard Bop 2013

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Horace Parlan by Horace Parlan
Hard Bop 2002

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