James R Parker Resume

Graduate of the Southwest Guitar Conservatory of San Antonio, Texas
Jazz/Blues Guitarist & Singer

Clients Include:
Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruise Lines, Sea Escape Cruise Lines, Monte Carlo Casino Cruiser, Sea Diamond Casino Cruiser, Discovery Cruise Lines , Westin Hotel, Hilton Head, S.C., Scott's, Hilton Head, S.C., Marriot Hotel, Hilton Head, S.C. , Hilton Head Piano Bar, Hilton Head, S.C , Holiday Inn, Hilton Head, S.C., Snowshoe Ski Resort, Snowshoe, West Virginia, Stateline Casino, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Micasouki Casino, Hollywood, Florida, Kingston Resort Hotel, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Litchfield Resort Hotel, Litchfield Beach, S.C., Ritz Carlton Hotel, Cancun, Mexico, Continental Hotel, Cancun,Mexico, Sheraton Yankee Clipper Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, PGA Convention Center, Jupiter Beach, Florida, Marriot Hotel, West Palm Beach, Florida, Charlie's Crab, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, La Finestra, Boca Raton, Florida, Sun Casino Cruiser, Key Largo, Florida, Red Rooster, Key West, Florida, Whale Harbor, Islamorada, Florida, Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tropicana Casino Cruiser, Miami, Florida, Cody's, Carolina Beach, N.C., Lions Gate Resort, Sunset Beach, N.C.

Other Items of Interest:
Lead Guitarist and Harmony Singer for Ray Peterson whose Hits include,'Tell Laura I Love Her',
Lead Guitarist, Harmony Singer & Bandleader for‘The Exotics' & ‘Round Midnight'
Lead Guitarist, Arranger, Lead & Harmony Singer for The' Justin & Parker' Duo and
‘James & Katrina' Duo

Personal History:
James began guitar at the age of 4 and gravitated toward instrument naturally. Early influences included John Lee Hooker, The Beatles, George Benson and Leon Russell. Later, Joe Pass, Jackie King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Russell Malone, Ricky Skaggs, Tommy Tedesco and Billy Gibbons became inspirations. James graduated from Jackie Kings “Guitar Conservatory of the Southwest” and gained vast knowledge of Guitar from Jackie King, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Pat Martino and Lenny Breau.
All of these most excellent guitarist have helped make James the guitarist & singer that he is today.

Endorsed Artist for Heritage Guitars
Learn more about him at WWW.HeritageGuitars.com
Email: JRPguitarist@gmail.com
Booking Information: 910-547-5866

Updated:  January 4, 2011

Back to Profile