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About The John Parker Band

John Parker & his band are available exclusively for special events - such as weddings & parties - and some very limited public appearances only.

In these days of bands that have no one you can count on because they keep changing members or their company makes more bands with the same name - John Parker IS ALWAYS THERE AT YOUR EVENT! - and You work directly with HIM! What a concept!

With past clients of over 1000 weddings and parties that range from NFL franchise owners, to US Congressional caucuses, Governors, Fortune 500 executives & more.. John's resume & experience read like an encyclopedia.

Resorts, Corporations, Party & Wedding Planners, and Convention Producers alike call upon John & band to perform when they want a Classy, High quality & FUN live band.

It's LANDING him that's the problem. JP's availability is limited given his popularity & schedule. But with a large staff & multiple equipment setups & vehicles - IF he's open, he'll be there!

JP's the first to tell you, he's not a "show band", & can't exactly dance that well.. but boy can he sing, entertain, and make everyone dance!

Whether performing romantic tunes, to nailing Top-40 dance hits like few can, people who appreciate truly great music , QUALITY singing, and a FUN energetic party inspiring performance - REALLY appreciate the "JOHN PARKER BAND".

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  • "We had SUCH a blast at the wedding and absolutely loved having you and the band there!

    Our friends and family raved about how amazing you were and we thought the same.

    Thank you for everything!!

    -- Jonah & Alisa Paul

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  • "We felt like we were in great hands the entire time

    John was easy to work with and extremely capable.

    The strings were beautiful during the ceremony.

    Everyone loved the band and music, we got endless rave reviews from our guests!

    We enjoyed every moment thanks to them!"

    -- Beth & Luke Hixon


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  • "...Thank you John. You guys were phenomenal.

    You set the tone from the start. We knew from the beginning that even if everything else didn't work out,the band would be great!.

    I know people will be calling you to play for them after seeing you Saturday. Thanks again for being a big part of a special day for us all..."

    -- Steve Magdsick

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  • "You guys were INCREDIBLE! There are no words, honestly.

    I cannot tell you how many people asked where we found you guys… because everyone wants to have you play at their wedding too!

    I truly cannot thank you and your band enough for making our day absolutely amazing. I have never been to a wedding where when the lights turn on at the end of the night the dance floor was full, but you did tell me that would be the case and you did not disappoint.

    Thank You, thank you, thank you, Bri "


    -- Brianna & AJ Leahey


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  • "John, I am thanking you BIG time. It truly was an honor to have you at our wedding.

    You have such a gift! What great entertainment you provided for our guests. Everyone had a fabulous time.

    And everyone should be lucky enough to have a great band to make their celebration wonderful.

    You made it a memorable evening that we will not forget... If you ever need to use me as a reference, feel free to pass my number along"

    -Karen Rogers

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  • “I cannot thank John Parker and his band enough!

    He and the JP Band were incredible at the wedding last weekend —dancing was non-stop and so much fun!!

    He also arranged for an acoustical guitarist for the cocktail hour who was also amazing!

    He is absolutely THE BEST!!”

    -- Renee & Kyle Anthony


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  • "...you kept the room rocking, and I am still getting compliments about how great you were.

    My sister-in-law originally was hoping for a DJ because she thinks that they are always better (in her mind). But AFTER the wedding, she was sold on a live band — as long as it is YOU! We could not have been happier!

    Thank you for doing a great job and helping to make the wedding so much fun!.."

    Barbara Eichenlaub

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  • “We appreciate everything and had a wonderful time that night. 

    Everyone was telling us how fun the night was and how great the band was. 

    You definitely helped to make the night so enjoyable and memorable. Thank You!"

    -- Brad & Christine Lomago


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  • "thank you for the MAGNIFICENT job you and your band did

    We cannot even begin to tell you how thrilled we were with the music at the reception and how many compliments we received.

    ..my brother in law played professionally for Tom Jones and Donny and Marie Osmond in Vegas and on tour around the world.. He was so impressed with not only your music but your ability to interact with our guests.

    You guys really helped to make the night one to remember!"

    -- Marianne & Mark Moulden

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  • "thank you again for such a great night at our wedding

    it was a fantastic evening & the ceremony music was beautiful

    We really think you guys did such a great job and are going to make a playlist of the songs you played at the wedding! Thanks again!"


    -- Dr. Ryan & Mrs. Jess Scully


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  • "You and your band were FANTASTIC!"

    "You sounded great, and you were a pleasure to work with."

    -- Alli Frymoyer PITTSBURGH OPERA



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  • "Thank you so so much for making Luke and my wedding such an incredibly wonderful day.

    Everyone we talked to had a wonderful time and absolutely LOVED the music from the band.

    We were so happy with how everything worked out and I will be sure to write up a review soon here too for you.

    Wishing you all the best, Christy"


    -- Christy & Luke Mulhollem


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John Parker – a brief biography
by Max Michaels

John Parker is indeed what you would call a “veteran” of the entertainment business. Born and raised in central Pennsylvania, he was encouraged by his grandparents -his grandfather a concert violinist, his grandmother a trained vocalist/pianist. From age three until he was twelve, John studied classical piano. As a high school student, John studied extensively under the nationally acclaimed Dr. David Berlin, (noted theory, composition, and electronic music expert) performing concurrently with various basement bands on keyboards, and doing, as he puts it, “a little” singing.

In college John studied business, and performed in his first of many professional bands – playing mostly on weekends in bars and nightclubs. During college, John took to the road, playing keyboards and singing with his band “GIMIX”, and later with a band of his own name. This band performed Hotels, Nightclubs, and Casinos throughout the world, and earned a reputation as one of the East Coast’s most talented acts.

John auditioned and appeared on the television program “Star Search” as a solo vocalist, prompting numerous other appearances, as well as various articles about him, as well as notoriety in the highly competitive studio singing business. It was at this time that John was picked up by several Pittsburgh and New York Talent agencies to do photographic modeling, television commercials, and various singing recording session work. Today John can be seen as a representative for local, regional & national concerns, heard on many radio advertisements, as well as seen on television in various capacities.

Given his notariety on the private party scene, love for his kids & surfing – John Parker is currently available for special events and limited concerts only.

 

John has lived in Manhattan & Las Vegas,
he currently calls Pittsburgh, North Palm Beach & Long Beach Island NJ “home”
with family members & homes in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, North Palm Beach Florida & Beach Haven New Jersey.

 

John Parker’s Performance Credits:

 

Corporate, Political & Charity Events (a partial listing):

Republican National Commitee, Democratic National Congressional Caucus, Legislative Affairs Association, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Fed-Ex Corporation, Abbott Laboratories, Inaugural Balls for various State, Federal & Local Executives, Young Patronesses of The Opera Miami, H.M.S.Host Corporation, Ballet Florida, Dining with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hoffman-LaRoche International, Vesuvius USA, Media Services Group, The Bayer Corporation, National Gypsum Corporation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, United Cerebral Palsy, American Heart Association, Zionist Organization Of America, The Epilepsy Foundation, US Airways, Academy of Trial Lawyers, The Medallion Ball, Dancing With the Stars Gala, Y.M.C.A. Galas, Young Patrons Of The Opera, Jewish Community Centers, Miss America Affiliation Pageants, R.C.A., Meeting Planners International, The Founder’s Gala, Revco, National Association of Iron & Steel Engineers, Citizen’s Bank, 84 Lumber, UPMC Hospitals, Verizon Super Pages, Adelphia Communications, Eat-N-Park, County Commissioners Association Of Pennsylvania,  Hartwood Acres Unbridled Affair, Westinghouse Corporation, H/2 Capital Partners, Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Balls, PA Trial Lawyers Association, Young Presidents Organization, American Bar Association, Jewish National Fund, National Health Management, Allegheny County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, Carnival Cruise Lines, North American MGA Register, PNC Bank, Mallard Island Estate Grand Opening Gala, Municipal Authorities Association, International Association Of Women Police, Carnegie Hall Christmas Festivals, Super Valu, Price Waterhouse, D.D. F. & M., Towers Perrin, Builders & Realtors Association, Allmerica Financial, Chester Environmental, Tippins Corporation, Ad-Tranz Corporation, University Of Pittsburgh, Luttner Financial, ELG Metals Corp, Trumbull / P.J. Dick Corp., …..& many, many, more….

 

Casinos / Resorts:

John has appeared at Bally’s, Trump Castle, Taj Mahal, Tropicana, Showboat, Harrah’s, Resorts, Mandalay Bay, Bellagio, The Venetian and Excalibur Casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City – The Paris Opera House, Manza Beach Resort Japan, and in numerous other International Hotels & Resorts in the USA, Mexico, The Caribbean, Europe & The Orient.

 

Television / Film / Product representations:

Besides appearing on “Star Search” as a Male Vocalist, John has had lead roles in Television commercials as a spokesperson for General Motors, General Nutrition Centers, Ladbroke, Sheetz, Warner Cable, WQED-TV, the Motion Picture “Roommates”, Westinghouse, International Culinary Institute, and many others. John has additionally appeared on the products themselves, or in advertisements for: Pittsburgh Paints, Health America, Radisson Hotels, Tribune Review Newspaper, National Steel Corporation, Mine Safety, American Eagle Outfitters, RPS, General Nutrition Centers, Northwest Savings Bank, Fisher Scientific, Service Merchandise, Marriott Hotels, Tropicana Atlantic City, Wheeling Downs, Service Star Hardware, PNC Bank, and many others.

John’s singing & speaking voice can be heard on: Lite Rock 102.9 Station I.D.’s, Key Lime Realty Gold Key Program, Four Seasons Specialty Sports “Underground” Atlanta, Lorelli’s Jewelry ” For Christmas Day”, WAIL 95 Station I.D.’s, Lenscrafters “Regal”, Kaiser & Skill, Cadilac, Palmetto Federal Bank and MANY others.

 

John Parker and The John Parker Band™ –  a Wedding & Party band – for Parties Galas, Weddings, Corporate Parties, Reunions and MORE!..