Bill Perkins

Real Name:
William Reese Perkins
Profile:
American jazz saxophonist (tenor, baritone), born 22 July 1924 in San Francisco, California, USA, died 9 August 2003 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
Played with Jerry Wald 1950-1951, Woody Herman 1951-1953, Stan Kenton 1953-1954, again with Herman 1954; in the 1960s worked in studios (also as engineer), 1974-1977 in Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band.
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In Groups:
André Previn Ensemble, Art Pepper + Eleven, Bill Holman And His Orchestra, Bill Holman's Great Big Band, Bill Perkins - James Clay Quintet, Bill Perkins Octet, Bill Perkins Quintet, Bill Perkins Quintet + 1, Bud Shank And Bill Perkins Quintet, Dick Collins And His Orchestra, Dick Collins And The Runaway Herd, Dick Grove Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Doc Severinsen And His Big Band, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Jim Widner Big Band, Kim Richmond / Clay Jenkins Ensemble, Lennie Niehaus Quintet, Marty Paich Big Band, Marty Paich Orchestra, Med Flory Orchestra, Oliver Nelson's Big Band, Roy Wiegand Jazz Orchestra, Russ Freeman-Bill Perkins Quintet, Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra, Shorty Rogers Big Band, Stan Kenton And His Orchestra, Terry Gibbs Dream Band, The Bill Holman Band, The Bill Perkins - Steve Huffstetter Quintet, The Bill Perkins Big Band, The Bill Perkins Quartet, The Bud Shank Sextet, The Buddy Bregman Band, The Chet Baker Big Band, The Five (5), The Herbie Harper-Bill Perkins Quintet, The Herdmen, The Lennie Niehaus Octet, The Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra, The Mike Barone Big Band, The Ron Roberts Concert Ensemble, The Steve Huffsteter Big Band, The Tommy Vig Orchestra, The Woody Herman Big Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band, Vic Lewis West Coast All-Stars, Woodwinds West, Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Woody Herman And His Third Herd, Woody Herman And His Woodchoppers, Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd, Woody Herman Band, Woody Herman's Big New Herd
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Albums

PJ-1205 Bill Perkins - Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins album art Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins - Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-1205 US 1955 Sell This Version
LPM-1162 Bill Perkins - The Brothers ! album art Cohn*, Perkins*, Kamuca* Cohn*, Perkins*, Kamuca* - The Brothers ! (Album) RCA Victor LPM-1162 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
LAEA -12065 Bill Perkins - Grand Encounter: 2° East - 3° West album art John Lewis (2), Percy Heath / Bill Perkins, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall John Lewis (2), Percy Heath / Bill Perkins, Chico Hamilton, Jim Hall - Grand Encounter: 2° East - 3° West (Album) Pacific Jazz LAEA -12065 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
PJ-44 Bill Perkins - 2° East, 3° West album art John Lewis (2), Percy Heath, Chico Hamilton, Bill Perkins John Lewis (2), Percy Heath, Chico Hamilton, Bill Perkins - 2° East, 3° West(LP) Pacific Jazz PJ-44 Argentina 1956 Sell This Version
M-401, PJ M-401 Bill Perkins - Just Friends album art Bill Perkins, Art Pepper, Richie Kamuca Bill Perkins, Art Pepper, Richie Kamuca - Just Friends(LP, Album) Pacific Jazz, World Pacific Records M-401, PJ M-401 US 1957 Sell This Version
PFJ 5013 Bill Perkins - Just Friends album art Bill Perkins, Art Pepper & Richie Kamuca Bill Perkins, Art Pepper & Richie Kamuca - Just Friends (Album) Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz PFJ 5013 Japan 1957 Sell This Version
LRP 3051 Bill Perkins - Tenors Head-On album art Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca With Pete Jolly, Stan Levey, Red Mitchell Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca With Pete Jolly, Stan Levey, Red Mitchell - Tenors Head-On (Album) Liberty LRP 3051 US 1957 Sell This Version
S 3002 Bill Perkins - Mucho Calor (Much Heat) album art Conte Candoli, Jack Costanza*, Chuck Flores, Russ Freeman, Mike Pacheko*, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Ben Tucker Conte Candoli, Jack Costanza*, Chuck Flores, Russ Freeman, Mike Pacheko*, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Ben Tucker - Mucho Calor (Much Heat) (Album) Andex S 3002 US 1958 Sell This Version
LST-7293 Bill Perkins - Bossa Nova With Strings Attached - The Tenor Of Bill Perkins album art Bill Perkins Bossa Nova With Strings Attached - The Tenor Of Bill Perkins (Album) Liberty LST-7293 US 1963 Sell This Version
DSP-5005 Bill Perkins - Stepping Out album art Steven Huffsteter*, Tom Peterson (2), Peter Donald, Bill Reichenbach (2), Don Baldwin, Bill Perkins, Dick Spencer Steven Huffsteter*, Tom Peterson (2), Peter Donald, Bill Reichenbach (2), Don Baldwin, Bill Perkins, Dick Spencer - Stepping Out(LP, Album) Discomate DSP-5005 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
PAP-9137 Bill Perkins - The Front Line album art Bill Perkins With Pepper Adams Bill Perkins With Pepper Adams - The Front Line (Album) Trio Records PAP-9137 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
IP-7721 Bill Perkins - Confluence album art Bill Perkins Confluence (Album) Interplay Records IP-7721 US 1979 Sell This Version
AFF 56 Bill Perkins - West Coast Conference album art Bill Perkins Meets Paul Chambers (3) And Philly Joe Jones* Bill Perkins Meets Paul Chambers (3) And Philly Joe Jones* - West Coast Conference(LP, Album) Affinity AFF 56 UK 1980 Sell This Version
C-1016 Bill Perkins - Shades Of Dring album art Madeleine Dring, Lennie Niehaus, Shelly Manne, Ray Brown, Bud Shank, Bill Perkins, Leigh Kaplan Madeleine Dring, Lennie Niehaus, Shelly Manne, Ray Brown, Bud Shank, Bill Perkins, Leigh Kaplan - Shades Of Dring(LP) Cambria C-1016 US 1981 Sell This Version
CCD-14031-2 Bill Perkins - Serious Swingers album art Bud Shank - Bill Perkins Bud Shank - Bill Perkins - Serious Swingers (Album) Contemporary Records CCD-14031-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
IP-8606 Bill Perkins - Remembrance Of Dino's album art Bill Perkins Remembrance Of Dino's (Album) Interplay Records IP-8606 US 1989 Sell This Version
ARCD-002 Bill Perkins - Kenton '56 In Concert album art Stan Kenton Featuring Pepper Adams, Mel Lewis, Lennie Niehaus, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins Stan Kenton Featuring Pepper Adams, Mel Lewis, Lennie Niehaus, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins - Kenton '56 In Concert(CD, Album) Artistry Records ARCD-002 US 1990 Sell This Version
CCD79524, CCD 79524 Bill Perkins - I Wish On The Moon album art Bill Perkins With The Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Rob Pronk Bill Perkins With The Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Rob Pronk - I Wish On The Moon (Album) Candid, Candid CCD79524, CCD 79524 UK, Europe & US 1992 Sell This Version
FSR CD 191 Bill Perkins - Warm Moods album art Bill Perkins, Frank Strazzeri Bill Perkins, Frank Strazzeri - Warm Moods(CD, Album) Fresh Sound Records FSR CD 191 Spain 1992 Sell This Version
WPCD37-9 Bill Perkins - Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 9 album art Bill Perkins, Pete Candoli And Carl Fontana Bill Perkins, Pete Candoli And Carl Fontana - Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 9(CD) Woofy WPCD37-9 US 1994 Sell This Version
WPCD 37-5 Bill Perkins - Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 5 album art Shorty Rogers And Bill Perkins Shorty Rogers And Bill Perkins - Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 5(CD) Woofy WPCD 37-5 US 1994 Sell This Version
FSR 5010 CD Bill Perkins - Perk Plays Prez album art Bill Perkins Featuring The Jan Lundgren Trio* Bill Perkins Featuring The Jan Lundgren Trio* - Perk Plays Prez(CD, Album) Fresh Sound Records FSR 5010 CD Spain 1996 Sell This Version
CCD 79752 Bill Perkins - Swing Spring album art Bill Perkins Swing Spring(CD, Album) Candid CCD 79752 UK 1999 Sell This Version
673843020100 Bill Perkins - Silver Storm album art Bud Shank Sextet* Featuring Bill Perkins & Conte Candoli Bud Shank Sextet* Featuring Bill Perkins & Conte Candoli - Silver Storm(CD, Album, Dig) Raw Records (18) 673843020100 US 2000 Sell This Version
FSRCD 976 Bill Perkins - Live At The Lighthouse 1964 album art J.C. Heard & Bill Perkins Quintet Featuring Joe Pass J.C. Heard & Bill Perkins Quintet Featuring Joe Pass - Live At The Lighthouse 1964(CD, Album) Fresh Sound Records FSRCD 976 Unknown Sell This Version