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A triple bill of jazz artists will be on tap for September 10 when our headliner, trumpet player Alex Parchment, is joined by the James E. White Band, and international jazz and R&B vocalist Jackie Greggs and her band.
Trumpet player Alex Parchment, who records as part of the traditional group the Alex Parchment Quintet, is also part of an experimental soul-funk-hip-hop-jazz group called AP Chemistry, and has worked as a sideman with artists including Christian McBride, David Sanborn, Chick Corea and others.
James E. White has over 30 years’ experience as a jazz, blues, gospel and R&B musician. Some highlights of his career include appearing on “Showtime at the Apollo” and performing with jazz artists Jimmy Scott and Leo Johnson. In addition to performing abroad in various venues, James is a gifted minister of music who directs and performs regularly at churches throughout the tri-state area.
Jackie Greggs has been performing professionally for over 25 years from Louisiana to New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York City. In 2011, Greggs enjoyed a five-week tour in Kyoto, Japan, performing at the prestigious Selected Repos Nightclub. In 2021, she released her second single, “Old Friend,” a tribute song to one of her musical influences, the late, great Phyllis Hyman.