Dennis Parnham


Musician and songwriter.


Main instruments:

  • Vocals - lead and backing
  • Cajun Fiddle
  • Cajun Accordion
  • Rhythm Guitar
  • Tenor Sax
  • Blues Harp
  • Drums
  • Hand Percussion
  • Mandolin
  • Double Bass
  • Electric bass
  • Tea Chest bass
Current activities:
  • Songwriting and arranging
  • Provision of Cajun dance tuition at festival workshops
  • Percussion, harmonica and double bass with Cam Jammers ukulele group

Contact details:



Next gigs: BAL4 will be performing at the Bristol Cajun and Zydeco Festival at the Folk House, Park Street, Bristol on 11th October 2019 between 8pm and 9pm.


BAL4 will also be leading the festival jam sessions on Saturday 12th 17:30 to 19:30

and Sunday 13th 17:00 to 19:00 in the bar.



         Originally the drummer in The Rebounds - Gloucester based 50's rock'n'roll band - from 1970 to 1982. Subsequently played tenor sax and piano when the band reformed in 1993, and for the next 10 years.