William Parker – SCRAPBOOK: Notes and Blueprints

William Parker – SCRAPBOOK: Notes and Blueprints

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BOOK - 8.5 x 11", 206 pg, perfect-bound, private-press first edition
// one of the last two boxes of these priceless picked up from William in order to have available for new site launch!


The most recent collection of writings by William Parker, self-published in 2015. With great poetic insight – as ever – luminous gems abound. As listening to his music is among our most treasured listening, so are reading his words.

"Scrapbook: Notes and Blueprints is an open-faced journal I've comprised of poems, sketches, and essays about music, philosophy and aesthetics. Also included are reviews and liner notes I have authored. Some of the work has been published previously, in the form of liner notes. The historical commentary, by a former slave, was gleaned from material in the public domain." –William Parker

And there is a new collection of work being put together to publish in 2021!