Specializing in double bass, electric bass and guitar, Parker Brown is a private instructor, songwriter, and freelance and studio musician. He grew up surrounded by music, spending many hours around his father’s bands and extensive record collection. From an early age he went to gigs, rehearsals, and even on a few tours with his dad. Ever since he was a young kid Parker dreamed of being a musician.
Now, Parker is a private instructor and freelance musician of eight years. At his private studio in Allied Music he manages a full studio of bassists and guitarists with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. Parker also works as an adjunct faculty member at Sheridan College, Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University Billings. He currently performs with well-known projects in the region such as: Parker Brown and the Bleeding Hearts, Big Sky Trio, Grant Jones, Whitney Center Big Band, Kyle Shobe and the Walk ’em Boys, Wordsongs with Poet Dave Caserio, and the Rimrock Hot Club.
As a freelance musician Parker has performed with jazz musicians Jeff Hamilton, Ronnie Bedford, Jack Walrath, John Stowell, Ronnie Blake, John Harbaugh, and Nick Mancini.
As a studio musician Parker has recorded bass and guitar on over twenty albums, working primarily with Base Camp Studio in Bozeman, MT.
He recently released his first solo album, We Were Young, which you can listen to here.