Official site of classic rock singer, songwriter, musician, Jon Parrot. His energetic hard rock / blues and country style of singing and bass playing has been compared to such classic rock and hard rock greats as Bob Seger, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker, Jack Bruce, Rod Stewart and others.
site showcases Jon's songwriting skills as well as his singing and
playing. Whether on his acoustic guitar or playing bass with a power
trio, Jon's music covers a wide range of styles including hard rock,
classic rock, blues, and country. As a solo entertainer, he performs
original songs and rock and pop standards with just an acoustic
guitar, using no backing tracks or karaoke. His high energy approach
to acoustic guitar and intense vocal style is why Jon Parrot is one
of the most popular solo acts in Brevard County, Florida.
Whether, singing with his hard rock band, the Bad Boys or performing as a solo acoustic act, Jon knows how to get the crowd going. He has always had a way of bringing out the wild side of an audience.
Jon Parrot's new CD has been getting rave reviews at GarageBand.com. After 40 years in the music business, Jon's proud to present his first solo album of all original songs. You can see Jon Parrot performing his original acoustic songs as well as everyone's favorite classic rock standards and romantic rock songs live throughout central Florida.
Jon Parrot has reached the number one spot on the Indie Music Chart in Cashbox Magazine. The title song from Jon's debut solo CD, "40 Years" was chosen by a panel of experts at Cashbox Magazine, a long time respected magazine in the music industry, as the best song by an independent artist for the 2nd & 3rd week of March 2008.
I played in bands all my life. Had a couple of real shots and always blew them in some Technicolor meltdown. I think they saved my life because I would have probably been another one of those statistics.