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Walter Parazaider

A founding member of the jazz-rock group Chicago, Walter Parazaider was born in the Windy City on March 14, 1945. Coming from a musical family, it was only natural that Walt would follow suit, and he began his career on the clarinet. Eventually, he became the protégé of the E-flat clarinetist in the Chicago symphony. Parazaider switched over to sax... See full bio »

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 2011 The Yule Tide Good Samaritan (Short)
Band Member
 1990 Chicago: Hearts in Trouble (Video short)
 1973 Electra Glide in Blue
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 2016 Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 2016 The Terry Kath Experience (Documentary)
 2013 Skum Rocks! (Documentary)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Himself (Chicago Band Member) (as Walt Parazaider)
 2011 Chicago and Me (Short)
 2009 The Early Show (TV Series)
 2009 The Chris Isaak Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Saxaphone
- Chicago (2009) ... Himself - Saxaphone (as Walt Parazaider)
 2002 Live by Request: Chicago (TV Special)
 2002 American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie)
Himself - Performer
 1993 Chicago in Concert at the Greek Theatre (TV Special)
Himself - Woodwinds
 1973 Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly (TV Special)

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