Maceo Parker

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Birthday
14, 1943
Birthplace
Kinston, NC
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Kinston, NC

About

Collaborator with James Brown and Parliament-Funkadelic who was featured prominently on many of James Brown's albums.

Before Fame

He joined James Brown's band in 1964 because Brown wanted Parker's brother Melvin to play drums.

Trivia

He played saxophone on Jane Addiction's track "My Cat's Name is Maceo" in 1997.

Family Life

He was born and raised by a musical family in Kinston, North Carolina.

Associated With

Parker has cited Ray Charles as his most significant musical influence.