06.19.11Little Worlds - Book One Now Available!

Reimagining Bela Bartok's Mikrokosmos with Ryan Mackstaller and Tim Kuhl. Our debut EP is now available electronically through Bandcamp for only $4!

05.27.11Little Worlds EP Release

Little Worlds is releasing our first EP very soon... Bela Bartok's Mikrokosmos reimagined along with Ryan Mackstaller and Tim Kuhl

01.31.11Ambient Assault Recording Coming Soon

At the end of January 2011, Ambient Assault (Sam Barsh, Hernan Hecht and Rick Parker) completed a short tour around the NYC area and laid down some tracks at the Gallery Studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn. After that session, we can confidently say that we have a bumpin' recording coming out later this year ;-)

10.11.109 Volt Circuistry Featured on WNYC Culture Site + Free Download

My collective trio I have with Eyal Maoz and Yonadav Halevy is featured today on WNYC Radio's culture site. There is a never before released free download from one of our recent shows... check it out!

05.26.10Rick Parker Collective Returns!

It's been a while since the Rick Parker Collective has performed... well over a year! Lot's of new music, great musicians and some new energy for our upcoming show at the Brooklyn Lyceum on May 30th.

03.09.104Limones at it again!

4Limones (w/ Tim Berne, Mark Aanderud and Hernan Hecht) will tour Mexico and record our debut CD this May. Check the appearances page for the full schedule.

09.13.09Heading Back to Mexico

Brooklyn Electrio w/ RP, Sam Barsh and Hernan Hecht/Gabriel Puentes will perform in Mexico from 9/24 until 10/3!

04.08.08Rick Parker Quartet going to Mexico!

The Rick Parker MX Quartet will be touring Mexico in mid May. Please check the appearances page regularly for the full, updated schedule. The band will include pianist Mark Aanderud, bassist Ricky Rodriguez and drummer Hernan Hecht.

02.05.08Rick Parker Wins 2008 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award

Rick was named a winner of the 2008 Young Jazz Composer Award for his composition "Roots" featured on the Finding Space CD.

09.24.07Rick Parker Featured in Downbeat Magazine

Rick was featured in the Players section of the October edition of Downbeat magazine. Pick up a copy to read the interview by John Murph.

01.01.07Finding Space Selected as "Publisher's Pick for 2006" by All About Jazz

The Rick Parker Collective's New CD, Finding Space, was selected by Michael Ricci, publisher and founder of All About Jazz, one of the Best CD's of 2006!

12.18.06Finding Space Selected as "Publisher's Pick of the week" by All About Jazz

Finding Space was selectied as the pick of the week by publisher and founder of All About Jazz, Michael Ricci.

09.14.06New CD Now Available at iTunes & CDBaby.com

The Rick Parker Collective newest release, Finding Space is now available on CDBaby.com. It features Xavier Perez, Sam Barsh, Gavin Fallow, Kyle Struve and special guests Jaleel Shaw and Maurice Brown.

01.28.05Recepient of the 2005 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award

An internationally recognized award given anually to jazz composers under the age of 30.