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Eddie Parker’s Mister Vertigo

Eddie Parker's Mister Vertigo

Eddie Parker’s Mister Vertigo

Eddie Parker’s Mister Vertigo is a sextet consisting of Eddie on flutes and occasional keyboards, Kit Downes on piano and keys, Julian Nicholas on saxes, John Parricelli on guitar, Steve Watts on bass and Mike Pickering, drums. All the music is written by Eddie.

For 15 years or so the pianist in the band was the wonderful Pete Saberton, now sadly departed. But Eddie is delighted that the amazing Mercury Award nominee Kit Downes has now joined the family.

A live album was recorded at the Vortex Jazz Club, London in 2004.

Previously, as the Eddie Parker Group, the band recorded two albums “Transformations of the Lamp” and “Everything You Do To Me”, both on FMR.

In 1999, Eddie Parker’s Mister Vertigo toured Britain, supported by Jazz Services.

 

Eddie Parker Group

In Spring 1993 he toured Britain with the Eddie Parker Group. The tour was supported by Jazz Services and Eastern Touring Agency. They played at 13 venues and held five two-day workshops in schools and colleges. The group also completed a second British tour in Autumn 1994, and a third, supported by Jazz Services, in April I May 1996. The band recorded their first album “Transformations of the Lamp” in May 1994 on FMR and the second album, “Everything you do to me”, also on FMR was released in 1997.