William Parker

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A major force in 1990s/2000s free jazz; he is a bassist, composer, and leader of numerous groups.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Through Acceptance of the Mystery Peace
1979 Through Acceptance of the Mystery Peace Eremite
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Suite of Winds
1986 Suite of Winds Black Saint
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Touchin' on Trane
1991 Touchin' on Trane Import
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Die Like a Dog: Fragments of Music, Life & Death of Albert Ayler
1993 Die Like a Dog: Fragments of Music, Life & Death of Albert Ayler FMP / Free Music Production (Germany)
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In Order to Survive
1993 In Order to Survive Black Saint
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Flowers Grow in My Room
1995 Flowers Grow in My Room Centering Records
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Harras
1996 Harras Avant
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Testimony
1996 Testimony Zero In
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Compassion Seizes Bed-Stuy
1996 Compassion Seizes Bed-Stuy Homestead
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Sunrise in the Tone World
1997 Sunrise in the Tone World AUM Fidelity
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Lifting the Sanctions
1997 Lifting the Sanctions No More
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Zen Mountains/Zen Streets: A Duet For Poet & Improvised Bass
1998 Zen Mountains/Zen Streets: A Duet For Poet & Improvised Bass Boxholder
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Peach Orchard
1998 Peach Orchard AUM Fidelity
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Contrabasses
1998 Contrabasses Leo Records / Leo
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Posium Pendasem
1999 Posium Pendasem FMP / Free Music Production (Germany)
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Song Cycle
199? Song Cycle Boxholder
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Painter's Spring
2000 Painter's Spring Thirsty Ear
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O'Neal's Porch
2000 O'Neal's Porch AUM Fidelity
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Piercing the Veil
2001 Piercing the Veil AUM Fidelity
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Second Set
2001 Second Set Radical Records
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Raining on the Moon
2002 Raining on the Moon Thirsty Ear
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Bob's Pink Cadillac
2002 Bob's Pink Cadillac Eremite
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Raincoat in the River, Vol. 1: Ica Concert
2002 Raincoat in the River, Vol. 1: Ica Concert Eremite
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Eloping with the Sun
2003 Eloping with the Sun Riti Records (AUM Fidelity) / Riti
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Scrapbook
2003 Scrapbook Thirsty Ear
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Mass for the Healing of the World
2003 Mass for the Healing of the World Black Saint
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Fractured Dimensions
2003 Fractured Dimensions FMP / Free Music Production (Germany) / Free Records
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The All-Star Game
2003 The All-Star Game Eremite
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Never Too Late But Always Too Early
2003 Never Too Late But Always Too Early Eremite
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Spontaneous
2003 Spontaneous Splasc(H) Records
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Luc's Lantern
2005 Luc's Lantern Thirsty Ear
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Sound Unity
2005 Sound Unity AUM Fidelity
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Long Hidden: The Olmec Series
2006 Long Hidden: The Olmec Series AUM Fidelity
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For Percy Heath
2006 For Percy Heath Victo
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Volume 2: Summer Snow
2007 Volume 2: Summer Snow AUM Fidelity
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Corn Meal Dance
2007 Corn Meal Dance AUM Fidelity
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The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield
2007 The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield Rai Trade
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Double Sunrise Over Neptune
2008 Double Sunrise Over Neptune AUM Fidelity / Aum Fidelity / Arts for Art
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Petit Oiseau
2008 Petit Oiseau AUM Fidelity
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The Dance Project
2008 The Dance Project FMP / Free Music Production (Germany) / Jazzwerkstatt
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Live at Dunois
2009 Live at Dunois Leo Records / Leo
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I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield
2010 I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield AUM Fidelity
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Uncle Joe's Spirit House
2010 Uncle Joe's Spirit House Centering Records
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Composer in Dialogue: Winter Sun Crying
2010 Composer in Dialogue: Winter Sun Crying NEOS / Neos Jazz
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Out of This World's Distortions
2011 Out of This World's Distortions AUM Fidelity
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Planetary Unknown
2011 Planetary Unknown AUM Fidelity
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Knives from Heaven
2011 Knives from Heaven Thirsty Ear
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Crumbling in the Shadows Is Fraulein Miller's Stale Cake
2011 Crumbling in the Shadows Is Fraulein Miller's Stale Cake AUM Fidelity / Centering Records
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At Christ Church Deer Park
2011 At Christ Church Deer Park Barnyard Records
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The Gowanus Session
2012 The Gowanus Session Porter Records
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Essence of Ellington: Live in Milano
2012 Essence of Ellington: Live in Milano AUM Fidelity / Centering Records
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Altitude
2012 Altitude AUM Fidelity
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Prism
2012 Prism Ultramarine
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Serendipity
2013 Serendipity Leo
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Navajo Sunrise
2013 Navajo Sunrise RUDI RECORDS
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Tender Exploration
2013 Tender Exploration Jazzwerkstatt
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Vita Brevis
2013 Vita Brevis Some Real Music
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Deep Music
2014 Deep Music Les Disques Victoire
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Song For a New Decade
2014 Song For a New Decade Tum Records
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Book of Sound
2014 Book of Sound Leo Records
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Live at NHKM
2015 Live at NHKM Holidays Records
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To Roy
2015 To Roy Intakt Records
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For Those Who Are, Still
2015 For Those Who Are, Still AUM Fidelity / Centering Records
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Great Spirit
2015 Great Spirit AUM Fidelity
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Live at Jazzwerkstatt Peitz
2016 Live at Jazzwerkstatt Peitz Jazzwerkstatt
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Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind
2016 Stan's Hat Flapping in the Wind Centering Records
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Song Sentimentale
2016 Song Sentimentale Otoroku
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The Art of the Improv Trio, Vol. 4
2016 The Art of the Improv Trio, Vol. 4 Leo
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Shadowmen
2016 Shadowmen CTD
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Bass Duo
2017 Bass Duo AUM Fidelity / Centering Records
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Meditation/Resurrection
2017 Meditation/Resurrection AUM Fidelity
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Heptagon
2017 Heptagon Leo Records
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Hope Cries for Justice
2017 Hope Cries for Justice Centering Records
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Seraphic Light: Live at Tufts University
2018 Seraphic Light: Live at Tufts University AUM Fidelity
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Vol. 1: Erie Live!
2019 Vol. 1: Erie Live! 577 Records
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Vertical Invaders
Vertical Invaders Kepach Music
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Voices Fall From the Sky
Voices Fall From the Sky AUM Fidelity / Centering Records
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Temporary
Temporary Silta
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Serving an Evolving Humanity
Serving an Evolving Humanity Silta
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Requiem
Requiem Splasc(H) Records
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Feels Like It
Feels Like It Bde-Bdop
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At Somewhere There
At Somewhere There Barnyard Records
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