DJ FLASH GORDON PARKS – DJ SESSION – SATURDAY, 4/13/19 @ 2:00 PM
Jason Woods aka Flash Gordon Parks is an ethnomusicologist from the city of Houston, TX. He
earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography at Sam Houston State University in 2001.
In 2005 Flash Gordon Parks published a book of photography and poetry called The Beautiful
Side of Ugly with Eric Blaylock. TBSOU combined the poetic words of Blaylock with the
striking images of FGP to document the beauty of urban areas of Houston, Texas.
He’s also maintained several DJ residencies which range from Blues to Jazz to Soul/Funk to Hip
Hop since 2004. As a DJ, he strives to educate the audience through carefully thought out
selections. Flash Gordon Parks often collects, documents and lectures on the importance of
Houston’s Rich Music History. He has lectured at such institutions as Contemporary Arts
Museum Houston, Rice University, Art League Houston and more.
In 2015 Flash Gordon Parks directed the documentary “This Thing We Do Houston DJ Culture
Revealed which is an introduction to the world of Deejaying in the City of Houston.
Most notable events include Straight No Chaser, Easin’ In Doing Our Thang, Talkin’ All That
Jazz, MOJO Bayou City Blues, A Fistful Of Soul and Motown On Mondays Houston.