Ashlin Parker

AshlinParker Ashlin Parker


Current Member of:

Formerly with:

  • Vivaz!
  • Brasiliance
  • ¡Otra!
  • Dark Matter
  • Pat Casey and The New Sound
  • Delfeayo Marsalis Septet
  •  Khris Royal and Dark Matter
  • The Kermit Ruffins’ Big Band
  • Matt Lemmler’s New Orleans Jazz Revival Band
  • Leroy Jones’ The Original Hurricane Brass Band
  • Russell Batiste and Friends
  • David Torkinowski’s Big Band
  • Ed Peterson and the Test

Frequent Venues:


Social Networks: Facebook – Twitter – Myspace – Reverbnation

Press: [UNO video] [Mention on]

Education: Shanendoa University. University of New Orleans (Master of Music in Jazz Studies).

Ashlin Parker came to New Orleans in 2006. He had been living in L.A. until recently, but he is now back in town. He regularly gigs with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and as a member of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, he shared in the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble for NOJO’s album, Book One.

Biography: Ashlin was born in Charlotte, NC. He started playing trumpet at 10 years old and went on to attend the University of North Carolina School for the Arts as a senior in high school.

Full Discography: Book OnePat Casey and the New Sound (self-titled). Khris Royal and Dark Matter (self-titled, 2011, Khris Royal & Hypersoul Records). Zazanova (2010, Zaza Marjanishvili). A Living Tribute to Harold Batiste (from the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival). Harold Batiste Presents The Next Generation Big Band (soon to be released under the historic AFO record label). Wherever There Is (2012, Mia Borders, Blaxican Records)

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