Dorian Parreott II
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Harmonica, Other, Banjo, Trombone, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Accordion, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

I am a multi-instrumentalist - with tuba as my main instrument - but I play bari sax, bass trombone, and trumpet with various rock bands as well. My tuba performance has spanned from orchestral soloist to jazz, dixieland, and funk. I am out of the NJ/NY area and have traveled to Europe, Morocco and India and recorded with and/or played with rock and jazz musical icons such as Henry Threadgill, David Murray, Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart, rocker Glen Burtnik of STYX, Bob Weir of Grateful Dead, Lou Soloff & Dave Bargeron from BS&T, Russell Gunn, Frank Lacy, Dan Petroni, Jambalaya Brass Band, Hot Air Jazz Ensemble, Oliver Lake, Benny Russell, Peter Urskine, and shared the stage with many many more. I have and continue to arrange horn and string section music for many of Glen Burtnik's shows from Beatlemania to his Rock Xmas Extravaganza shows to Tributes to The Band / Levon Helms to his 60's British Invasion shows. During the last several years, I have been a musical arranger for the NJ Hall of Fame Ceremonies in Asbury Park with an All-Star musical cast. Check out Youtube (NJ Hall of Fame Band - 2014 - 2018 currently). I had my own 7 piece funk band in Jersey and have worked with many Jersey Shore rock bands and have played in many venues including the Stone Pony. In my earlier years, I have toured all over Europe and the Middle East playing Jazz Festivals with Henry Threadgill and others. I have been working constantly since the mid 80's as a multi-instrumentalist. I just moved to NC and looking for a New Orleans type funk band to play with or start up - just like my Hot Air Jazz Ensemble or something like a Lester Bowie Brass Fantasy Band or a Dirty Dozen Band. Also looking for musicians to play the entire Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool arrangement/album. I have the parts. I have performed as soloist for various orchestras on tuba as well as participated for several years in orchestral ensembles, brass bands, and brass quintets on both bass bone, trumpet, and tuba. I have a large library of brass quintet music and was a founding member of 3 successful groups in NJ. Did I also mentioned I do arranging and transcribing of horn and strings.

please contact me a dparreott2@gmail.com

Screen name:
Dorian Parreott II
Member since:
Jun 02 2017
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Howard Johnson, Bob Stewart, Lester Bowie, Miles Davis, Henry Threadgill, Modesky / Martin & Wood, BS&T, McCoy Tyner, and my friend Ron Caswell.

Instrument experience:

Trumpet:
Advanced
Saxophone:
Advanced
Trombone:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Tuba, Bari Sax, Bass Bone, Trumpet - horn section arranger/transcriber

MUSIC