Maceo Parker, Saxophone sidemen to the stars, at his Kinston home on Monday, May 9, 2016. Parker is winning a North Carolina Heritage Award. At 73, he still practices for an hour and a half daily to keep the rust off.
Maceo Parker, Saxophone sidemen to the stars, at his Kinston home on Monday, May 9, 2016. Parker is winning a North Carolina Heritage Award. At 73, he still practices for an hour and a half daily to keep the rust off. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com
Maceo Parker, Saxophone sidemen to the stars, at his Kinston home on Monday, May 9, 2016. Parker is winning a North Carolina Heritage Award. At 73, he still practices for an hour and a half daily to keep the rust off. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com
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