About

Ian Parker is a Scottish London-based keyboards player, vocalist, composer, producer and DJ. He is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and has been a member of the Hollies since 1991, has been playing and recording with Clannad since 1988, and has been playing with Mud since 2017.

He has also played or recorded with Killing Joke, Joan Armatrading, Moya Brennan, The Tom Robinson Band, Peter Gabriel, Chuck Berry, Elkie Brooks, Elton John, Killer B's, The Three Degrees, Samantha Fox, Gloria Gaynor, Westernhagen, Phil Collins, the Nolans, Katrina and the Waves, the Duggans, and has been MD for The Drifters, Del Shannon and the Chi-lites. 

He has written and recorded 3 solo albums: sci- fi chill house album PACIFICA COUNT THE WAVES and CELTIC.  He has written or co-written songs featured on TRB TWO Tom Robinson Band, MAIRE Maire Brennan, BACK IN THE OLD COUNTRY Tom Robinson Band, ANTHOLOGY Tom Robinson Band.

He has played on Clannad albums LORE, BANBA, PAST PRESENT, LANDMARKS, ANAM, LIVE IN CONCERT, THE REAL CLANNAD, THE ESSENTIAL CLANNAD, THE BEST OF CLANNAD, CLANNAD: CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, CLANNAD GREATEST HITS, Hollies albums STAYING POWER (co-produced), THEN NOW ALWAYS, HOLLIES GREATEST HITS, THE AIR THAT I BREATHE - THE VERY BEST OF THE HOLLIES, 50 AT FIFTY,

Tom Robinson Band TRB TWO, ANTHOLOGY, THE GOLD COLLECTION, TOM ROBINSON - THE COLLECTION 1977-1987, BACK IN THE OLD COUNTRY and the movie GREGORY'S GIRL and BOON TV series and composed the music for short movie DIAL M FOR MISTRESS and DOMINATRIX RELOADED for Granada TV.

Hi is currently touring with the Hollies, playing with Mud, performing Ian Parker solo shows, and composing music for a new album.

 

Contact details:

0771 434 4729

ianparker123@hotmail.com 

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Shows

Date Event Location
Hollies Morristown New Jersey Mayo performing Arts Center Morristown New Jersey Mayo performing Arts Center
Hollies Flower Power Cruise St. Thomas West Indies Flower Power Cruise St. Thomas West Indies
Hollies Aberdeen Music Hall Aberdeen Music Hall
Hollies Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Hollies Edinburgh Usher Hall Edinburgh Usher Hall
Hollies Liverpool Philharmonic Liverpool Philharmonic
Hollies Essen Colosseum Theatre Essen Colosseum Theatre
Hollies Buxton Opera House Buxton Opera House
Hollies Beaufort Castle Luxembourg Beaufort Castle Luxembourg
Hollies Gateshead Sage Gateshead Sage
Hollies Scarborough Spa Scarborough Spa
Hollies York Barbican Centre York Barbican Centre
Hollies Bath Forum Bath Forum
Hollies Cardiff St. David's Hall Cardiff St. David's Hall
Hollies Guildford G Live Guildford G Live
Hollies Nottingham Royal Concert Hall Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Hollies Southend Cliffs Pavilion Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Hollies Bournemouth Pavilion Bournemouth Pavilion
Hollies Eastbourne Congress Theatre Eastbourne Congress Theatre
Hollies Birmingham Symphony Hall Birmingham Symphony Hall

Contact

Contact Ian Parker on 0771 434 4729 or ianparker123@hotmail.com