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Longineu Parsons


Longineu Parsons is a musician and composer who is hailed internationally by critics as one of the world’s finest trumpet players. Parsons is a master of trumpet, a composer, a multi-instrumentalist, a singer and a stage performer. Over his career, he has performed in over 30 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, and has shared the stage with the likes of Branford Marsalis and Cab Calloway. Longineu is an Associate Professor of Trumpet at Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Florida. Locally, Longineu has participated in the Jacksonville Jazz Festival on 10 occasions


25th Anniversary Work Song

Label: Tribal Records
Released: 2019
Track listing: Work Song; Search for the New Land; Party in Morocco; Song for Dr. Drew; Passing Moment; Soyuz Dance; One for Daddy-O; Spaced Part II; Lost in the Black Forest; My Funny Valentine; The Gathering.


Article: Album Review

Longineu Parsons: 25th Anniversary Work Song

Read "25th Anniversary Work Song" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Longineu Parsons blows his trumpet with fearsome intensity on the first four tracks of this album celebrating the 25th anniversary of Nat Adderley's classic soul number “Work Song." Perhaps he blows it with enough intensity to wake the dead: Nat Adderley who died on January 2, 2000, is credited with production, while the great but largely ...


Article: Radio

Phil Woods, Tito Puente and More

Read "Phil Woods, Tito Puente and More" reviewed by Joe Dimino

This week we start with a cat straight outta Cuba. Horacio “El Negro" Hernandez does his magic on the drums with his Italuba Big Band followed by the great Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente. We then hear a mix of Django Reinhardt, Melissa Aldana and Longineu Parsons. We profile the great Montreal cat Jacques Kuba Séguin ...


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