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     Bill Perkins

Born: William Reese Perkins on Jul 22, 1924 in San Francisco, CA
Died: Aug 9, 2003 in Sherman Oaks, CA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Cool, Post-Bop, Hard Bop, West Coast Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Instruments: Flute, Sax (Baritone), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)

Among the "coolest" of the West Coast tenor players of the 1950s, Bill Perkins in later years became a bit influenced by John Coltrane and modernized his style in a personal way. A flexible and versatile musician who also played baritone, alto, soprano, and flute, Perkins was best-known for his work on tenor. Born in San Francisco, he grew up in Chile, moved to Santa Barbara, and served in the military in World War II. After studying music and engineering, he played in the big bands of Jerry Wald, Woody Herman (1951-1953 and 1954), and Stan Kenton (1953-1954 and 1955-1958). "Perk" started recording as a leader in 1956 (most notably Grand Encounter with John Lewis), including sets with Art Pepper and Richie Kamuca. During the 1960s he had a dual career as a studio musician and a recording engineer, and during 1970-1992 he was a member of the Tonight Show Band. Since then, Perkins played baritone and tenor with the Lighthouse All-Stars and was a member of the Bud Shank Sextet, in addition to heading his own sessions for a variety of labels. He died on August 9, 2003 of cancer at the age of 79

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.jazzhouse.org/gone/lastpost2.php3?edit=1061700588 About
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=10216 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Perkins_(saxophonist) About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Perkins_(saxophonist) About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Bill Perkins - 'Quietly There' - 1966, OJC
  как соисполнитель ...
 Toshiko Akiyoshi - 'Insights' - 2003, BMG
 Toshiko Akiyoshi - 'Long Yellow Road' - 2003, RCA
 Toshiko Akiyoshi - 'Tales Of A Courtesan (Oirantan)' - 2003, BMG
 Conte Candoli - 'Jazz Structures' - 2005, Lone Hill
 Benny Carter - 'Further Definitions' - 1961, GRP, Impulse!
 Bill Holman - 'A View From The Side' - 1995, JVC
 Bill Holman - 'Brilliant Corners: The Music Of Thelonious Monk' - 1997, JVC
 Pete Jolly - 'Quartet, Quintet And Sextet' - 2007, Fresh Sound
 Quincy Jones - 'Sounds.. And Stuff Like That!!' - 1978, A&M
 Quincy Jones - 'This Is How I Feel About Jazz' - 1956, Impulse!
 Barney Kessel - 'Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing' - 1955, OJC
 John Lewis - 'Grand Encounter' - 1956, Pacific Jazz, Capitol
 Anita O'Day - 'Anita O'Day Sings The Winners' - 1963, Verve
 Anita O'Day - 'Anita O'Day: Diva Series' - 2003, Verve
 Anita O'Day - 'Incomparable!' - 1964, Universal
 Marty Paich - 'The Broadway Bit. I Get A Boot Out Of You' - 2006, Collector's Choice
 Art Pepper - 'Art Pepper Plus Eleven' - 1959, Contemporary, OJC
 Art Pepper - 'Mucho Calor (Much Heat)' - 1987, V.S.O.P. Records, Andex
 Art Pepper - 'Pepper Returns' - 1998, Giants Of Jazz
 Shorty Rogers - 'The Swingin' Nutcracker' - 2004, Cloud 9 Records, RCA
 Shorty Rogers - 'West Coast Sounds' - 2006, Fresh Sound
 Annie Ross - 'Four Classic Albums Plus' - 2009, Avid Jazz
 Annie Ross - 'Gypsy' - 1959, Pacific Jazz
 Diane Schuur - 'Timeless' - 1986, GRP
 Steely Dan - 'Aja' - 1977, MCA
 Steely Dan - 'Countdown To Ecstasy. Pretzel Logic' - 1973, MCA
 Mel Torme - 'Torme' - 1958, Verve
 Nancy Wilson - 'Today, Tomorrow, Forever' - 1964, Capitol

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