James Mavin (Jim) PARKER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-12-18
Education Guildhall Sch of Music and Drama
Books & Publications
Recreations twentieth century art, literature
Clubs N/A
Style Jim Parker, Esq
Career musician 4/7 Dragoon Gds; composer and conductor, joined Barrow Poets 1963; composed music for: Banana Blush (John Betjeman), Captain Beaky (Jeremy Lloyd); printed music: Follow the Star (Wally K Daly), Ground Force and other pieces (brass band), The Golden Section (brass quintet), All Jazzed Up (various instruments and piano), The Music of Jim Parker (various instruments and piano); childrens musicals: five Childrens Musicals (Tom Stanier), English Towns (flute and piano), A Londoner in New York (suite for brass), All Jazzed Up (oboe and piano), Mississippi Five (woodwind quintet); clarinet concerto, Light Fantastic (suite for brass), Mexican Wildlife (for brass quintet), Boulevard (for woodwind quintet), string quartet; film and TV music: Mapp and Lucia, Wynne and Penkovsky, Good Behaviour, The Making of Modern London, Girl Shy (Harold Lloyd), The Blot, Wish Me Luck, Anything More Would be Greedy, Parnell and the Englishwoman, Soldier Soldier, The House of Eliott, Body and Soul, Goggle Eyes, House of Cards, To Play The King (BAFTA Award for Best TV Music 1993), The Final Cut, Moll Flanders (BAFTA Award for Best TV Music 1996), Tom Jones (BAFTA Award for Best TV Music 1997), A Rather English Marriage (BAFTA Award for Best TV Music 1998), Lost For Words, The Midsomer Murders, Foyle's War, Born and Bred; Hon GSM 1985; GSM (Silver medal) 1959, LRAM 1959
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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