The Longineu Parsons Ensemble feat. Nat Adderley, Jr. 2/1 @ 9:30pm
February 1 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Comprised of Longineu Parsons on trumpet, Nat Adderley, Jr., on piano, Jose Serrano on bass, and Longineu Parsons, III, on drums, this band is a one-night course in music appreciation. Parsons is the protégé of Nat Adderley (he plays Nat’s cornet), and has played with artists ranging from Philly Joe Jones and Nancy Wilson to Sun Ra. Nat Adderley, Jr., had his first professional songwriting cut at age 11 when (his uncle) Cannonball Adderley included “I’m On My Way” on his 1967 album Why Am I Treated So Bad! He went on to lead the band of R&B legend Luther Vandross for 25 years and was a writer, arranger, and pianist on some of Vandross’ biggest hits. Longineu Parsons, III (“LP3”), was a founding member of Yellowcard and has toured with Adam Lambert and New Years Day, and rising star Jose Serrano rounds out the lineup on bass.