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Saxophonist Maceo Parker embodies the legacy of soul and funk music like no other musician can. Parker has been a common thread in the history of funk—helping to pioneer the sound of the genre in collaborations with icons like James Brown, George Clinton and Prince, all the while honing his own signature brand of showmanship. Leading the tightest little funk orchestra on earth, Parker transports audiences to the slickest of eras in performances that are positively timeless. Eight years since his last SMF appearance, Maceo Parker returns to close out the 2019 season with what promises to be the funkiest of dance parties.
“Parker and company sparked the crowd into constant motion, making even the most rhythmically inept wallflower wiggle and bob like the Godfather of Soul himself.”