Bill Perkins: On Stage - JazzWax

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October 08, 2009

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Bill Forbes

Fine post, Marc! "Grand Encounter" and "On Stage" are favorites in my record collection. I was lucky enough to hear Perkins in the 90s with a latter-day Bill Holman orchestra at the Wigan Jazz Festival here in Greater Manchester UK.

Rab Hines

Informative and enjoyable, thank you very much. Perkins was doing fine work a decade later with the relatively unmentioned Clare Fischer.

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