Lake Wanaka, South Island,
New Zealand Nov 2011

on tour with Richard Grainger

Lake Ruataniwha, South Island,
New Zealand, November 2011

World's largest playable accordion
pictured @ Castelfidardo, Italy

Two pics of Whitby 18 Aug 2012

photo Brian Dalton -
Towersey Festival circa 1997
(where The House Band were perfecting
the art of yogic flying)

CHRIS                      PARKINSON.


Cardrona, South Island, New Zealand
November 2011


for Chris Parkinson

Welcome to the website.

I have now downsized my stock of musical instruments.
However, still available are the following items
of equipment -
One padded, wheeled bag suitable for an 88 note stage piano.
Purchased from gear4music in York (hardly used)
One pair of JBL Control 1G monitor speakers,

unused and in original packaging.
Behringer Composer Pro - (
2 channel compressor / limiter )
also unused and in original packaging.

Contact me for for more info.

A grim-looking box player on the set of Jericho.
This ITV series started in January 2016

A Glass and a Mile

- see Gigs page
to purchase CDs click here

photo Bryan Ledgard

on tour with Alistair Russell as part of the Irish Heartbeat Tour in Germany March 2013
organised by Magnetic Music

"The Sultan Parky Trio"
original photo by Bryan Ledgard,
(tasteless editing by C.Parkinson)

above - my Saltarelle Nuage D/G melodeon

photo - Amy Hield

Garstang Morris Man
7 July 2012
photo Chris Pollington

Eisleben, Germany
11 March 2013
photo by Christian Kirscht