Maceo Parker will be at the Bijou Theatre with the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra's Ray Charles Birthday Celebration (it is actually today!). Maceo's show should prove to be a spectacular tribute to the Genius.
If you are unfamiliar with Maceo and his work, check his stats and his collaborations with everyone in the business over the past 40+ years with The Godfather, P-Funk, The Purple One, the Chili Peppers, De La Soul, 10,000 Maniacs, Bryan Ferry, DMB and a ton of other folks. Check him out...I bet you don't even realize that you already know Maceo. How many of the albums that he has appeared on have you heard and do you own?
Read this local article about Maceo.