His name is synonymous with Funk Music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth. Quite simply, there is no better living showman than Maceo Parker. Catching one of the alto sax maestro's marathonshows is a truly transcendent experience for any fan of funk, jazz, hip-hop, R&B and soul: His performances are never disappointing, always worth the money, and a funky, funky good time.Maceo Parker is a funk titan. His body of work is as important to the genre as those belonging to James Brown, George Clinton and Bootsy Collins, all of whom have collaborated with Parker.On a broader level, Parker must be regarded as simply one of the all-time great saxophonists. He stretched the boundaries of music, fashioned a new styleof playing and, most importantly, made some truly great music.