Specializing in double bass, electric bass and guitar, Parker Brown is a private instructor, songwriter, and a 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, a private instructor and freelance musician of eight years and currently performs with projects around 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. In addition to his private studio, Allied Music, where Parker manages a full studio of bassists and guitarists with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced he is also adjunct faculty at Sheridan College in Sheridan, WY; Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University in Billings, MT
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 as a bassist and guitarist on over twenty albums, working almost primarily with Base Camp Studio in Bozeman, MT.
Currently, Parker released his first solo album, We Were Young, a work comprised of songs that Parker has composed, arranged, and written lyrics for.