Tuesday October 13, 2015
Maceo Parker among recipients to receive state Heritage Award
By: Margaret Fisher
Kinston’s world-renowned vocalist and musician, Maceo Parker, is one of eight recipients for five 2016 North Carolina Heritage Awards.
Parker is being recognized for his international contribution to funk, jazz and rhythm and blues music at a public ceremony on May 25 in Raleigh with a dinner reception to be held at the Governor’s Mansion on May 24.
The awards are given annually for outstanding contributions to the state’s cultural heritage by The North Carolina Arts Council and are announced by the governor.
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