Bill Perkins

Jazz saxophonist. Born 22 July 1924. Died 9 August 2003
Bill Perkins
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1924-07-22
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Bill Perkins

Bill Perkins Biography (Wikipedia)

William Reese Perkins (July 22, 1924 – August 10, 2003) was an American cool jazz saxophonist and flutist popular on the West Coast jazz scene, known primarily as a tenor saxophonist. Born in San Francisco, California, Perkins started out performing in the big bands of Woody Herman and Jerry Wald. He also worked for the Stan Kenton orchestra, which led to his entry into the cool jazz idiom. He began performing with Art Pepper and Bud Shank. He was also a member of The Tonight Show Band from 1970–1992. He is probably most remembered, however, for playing tenor for The Lighthouse All-Stars. When gigs became scarce in the 1960s, Perkins had a parallel career as a recording engineer.

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Little Bird / Little Boat
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Little Bird / Little Boat
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Samba De Orfeu
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Samba De Orfeu
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Song Of The Islands
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Song Of The Islands
Nancy Wilson
Getting To Know You
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Getting To Know You
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Let Me See
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Let Me See
Stan Kenton
Recuerdoes
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Recuerdoes
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Easy Living
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Easy Living
Ray Brown, Max Bennett, Milt Bernhart, John Audino, Ronnie Lang, Bud Shank, Lloyd Ulyate, Lalo Schifrin, Lalo Schifrin, Jack Nimitz, Bill Perkins, Larry Bunker, Lew McCreary, Gene Cipriano, Dick Noel, Bud Brisbois, Mike Melvoin & Tony Terry
Shifting Gears
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Shifting Gears
Art Pepper
Bread and Wine
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Bread and Wine
Carl Fontana
When You're Smiling
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When You're Smiling
Stan Kenton
The Peanut Vendor
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The Peanut Vendor
Stan Kenton
I Concentrate On You
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I Concentrate On You
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Blues For Two
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Blues For Two
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Blue Skies
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Blue Skies
Bill Perkins
I Want A Little Girl
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I Want A Little Girl
Herb Geller
Round Midnight (feat. Art Pepper, Pete Candoli & Bill Perkins)
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Round Midnight (feat. Art Pepper, Pete Candoli & Bill Perkins)
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