This Weekend's Best Music Bets

March 11 2010, 10:07 AM
Maceo Parker, Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom Friday, March 12 | Details | Read more | Watch and listen If funk pioneer James Brown screamed "Maceo!" during the heat of a song, that meant his main sax man, Maceo Parker, was set to blow a raucous solo over the groove. But Parker, who has also backed acts like Parliament-Funkadelic and Prince, is far more than a sideman. He's explored an enticing combination of soul, jazz, and funk during his decades-long solo career, while maintaining the fun-loving spirit of the genre he helped define more than 40 years ago with songs like "I Got You (I Feel Good)." More: Flobots CD Release