John Parricelli

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Parricelli in 2007

John Parricelli (born 5 April 1959 in Evesham, Wychavon, Worcestershire, England) is a jazz guitarist who has worked mainly in the United Kingdom.

Parricelli began his career as a guitarist in 1982. He was one of the founding members of the British big band Loose Tubes, with whom he recorded three albums. He has worked with Annie Whitehead, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Lee Konitz, Paul Motian, Chris Laurence, Peter Erskine, Vince Mendoza, Mark Lockheart, Julian Argüelles, Iain Ballamy, Mark Lockheart, Andy Sheppard, Gerard Presencer, Colin Towns, and Stacey Kent.[1][2]

In 2011, he appeared on stage with Peter Erskine and John Paul Jones at the Royal Opera House, London, in the opera Anna Nicole.[3]


  • Alba (Provocateur, 2004)
  • Milk (soundtrack) (Decca, 2008)
  • Postcards from Home (KEDA, 2012)

With Katie Melua

With Andy Sheppard

  • Learning to Wave (Provocateur, 1998)
  • Dancing Man and Woman (Provocateur, 2000)
  • P.S. (Provocateur, 2003)
  • Movements in Colour (ECM, 2009)

With David Gilmour

With Ronan Keating

With Charlotte Church

With Russell Watson

With Seal

With Jamie Cullum

With Robbie Williams

With Colin Towns

  • Still Life (Provocateur, 1998)
  • Another Think Coming (Provocateur, 2001)
  • The Orpheus Suite (Provocateur, 2004)

With Gary Barlow

With Olly Murs

With Emma Bunton

With Toni Braxton

  • Pulse (Atlantic Records, 2010)

With Kenny Wheeler

With Judie Tzuke


  1. ^ "John Parricelli - guitar and composition".
  2. ^ "Provocateur Records". Retrieved 2020-05-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Anna Nicole Review". The Guardian. 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2011-02-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)