Parker Hall is a writer, musician, and home brewer from Portland, OR. He is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, where he studied jazz percussion with Billy Hart (Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock). Now a freelance writer and professional member of the city's jazz and indie rock scenes, he spends most of his days writing, playing music, or tasting beers in his spacious North Portland basement.
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