Kenny Parker Band

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Kenny Parker Band
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Background Information




Blues, Rock

Years Active

1997- ??
2014 - Present


Blue Angel Recordings


Kenny Parker - Guitar
Dan Devins - Vocals, Harmonica
Dave Marcaccio - Drums
Mike Marshall - Bass
Jim McCarty - Special Guest Guitarist



Kenny Parker grew up in Albion, Michigan and began playing in his first band, the Esquires, at 14. He begin listening to Albert King and B.B. King in high school via the local record store, and he took his inspiration from them. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1976 and took a job in a Cadillac factory while looking around for the right opportunities to play blues at night."

In the early 1990s, Kenny joined the Butler Twins as lead gutiarist. While Parker toured Europe with the Butler Twins, JSP Records founder John Stedman heard him and decided to sign him up for his own recording. The Butler Twins accompany Parker on his debut recording, and he's also backed by harp master Darrell Nulisch, best known for his work with Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets. The Butler Twins and Nulisch contribute vocals on Parker's Raise the Dead, and since Parker doesn't consider himself a singer, his guitar playing takes center stage.

In 2014 with the release of Raising The Dead, the remastered 1998 Raise The Dead album, Kenny restarted the band and plays throughtout Michigan and Southern Ontario, Canada.


CD's/Digital downloads:


  • Uncut Detroit III: Live Studio Blues (2008) songs "She's The One For Me", "Too Hot For Me" cdbaby


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