Jazz on the Tube needs your help

Your support allows us to provide the world's largest collection of annotated jazz videos online for free to all.

You also make it possible for us to maintain the biggest up-to-date online directory of jazz clubs, jazz festivals, jazz radio stations, and jazz education programs worldwide.

Every month, it costs us hundreds of dollars in web hosting fees to provide this unique information service to the jazz community.

Please consider supporting our efforts. For less than 33 cents a day - just ($10) a month recurring - you could make a huge difference.

Every contribution helps and is deeply appreciated.

Support Jazz on the Tube

Thanks for all your support in all the forms it takes!

Ken, Lester, Henry, Sam, Emilie and all the volunteers

Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Jazz on the Tube

The Internet's jazz video search engine


Love and Peace

Horace Parlan Trio

Subscribe to
Jazz on the Tube

Absolutely free
Every time we post a new video,
we'll send you a notice by e-mail.

First Name:
E-mail address:

Navigation:    Home    More Videos    Back    More videos like this

Parlan's left


This recording was made at the home of Horace Parlan in December 2003.


Horace Parlan, piano
Jesper Lundgaard, bass
Ed Thigpen, drums

Partial crippled in his right hand as the result of childhood polio Horace Parlan overcame his handicap by developing a stronger left hand chord voicing.

He became an exceptional pianist working with Sonny Stitt from 1952 to 1957 followed by a two year stint with Charles Mingus' Jazz Workshop.

Horace Parlan was featured on two Charles Mingus records "Mingus Ah Um" and "Blues & Roots."

Parlan moved to Copenhagen, Denmark during the early '70s later relocating to Rude, a small village in Southern Zealand.

He was the recipient of the Ben Webster Foundation's 2000 Ben Webster Prize.

Please share your favorite JazzontheTube.com videos with your friends and colleagues

That's how we grow.


For more Horace Parlan videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
jazz on the tube videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact