Owner and musician Kris Kimura welcomes you to join him at Parker Jazz Club all summer!
The Kris Kimura Quartet has been a fixture in the Austin jazz scene for 2 decades and now has a new home in the beautiful venue he created with his business partner Eric Leonard.
Over the coming months, Parker Jazz Club is going to be hosting musicians from all over the country (and the WORLD). Please stay tuned for updates on upcoming performances!
Though Parker Jazz Club has been open for a short four months, it has hosted some of Austin's finest musicians like Elias Haslanger, Beto y los Fairlanes, Jon Blondell, Cienfuegos, Red Young, Brian Pardo, Ryan Gould, Paul Deemer, and many others.
In addition to featuring some of the great musicians of Austin, Parker Jazz Club has also hosted many national and international acts on it's stage... Tamir Hendelman Trio, Nestor Torres, Tom Scott, Herlin Riley, Eddie Gomez Trio, Mike Sailors, Ron Wilkins, and Allison Wedding to name a few. Parker Jazz Club also hosted the official Dexter Gordon Birthday Celebration with an All-Star ensemble led by Doug Lawrence which included Louis Hayes, John Webber, Eric Reed, and Kris Johnson, with special guest Maxine Gordon! During SXSW 2018, Parker Jazz Club became a satellite venue for Ronnie Scott's (London) and live streamed a performance by the UK's hottest new jazz pianist Ashley Henry to the world!
As with any new business, Parker Jazz Club is constantly working to improve every aspect of your experience. We're excited to be on this journey and would love for you all to come in and check it out...you won't be disappointed!