Perkins, Bill - Journey To The East

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Sealed 1985 Original From One Of The Great West Coast Tenor Players Featuring Frank Strazzeri. Includes "You Must Believe In Spring," Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" & More. “Bill Perkins, A West Coast Jazz Legend, Evolved From A Cool-Toned Tenor Into A John Coltrane-Inspired Player Who Did Not Lose His Original Musical Personality. For This Fine Effort (Not Yet Reissued On CD), Perkins Is Joined By Pianist Frank Strazzeri, Bassist Joel Di Bartolo And Drummer Peter Donald For Seven Standards, Two Strazzeri Songs And One By Alan Broadbent. Perkins Uses A Saxophone-Synthesizer Interface That He Invented On A Few Numbers To Make The Ensembles Fuller, But He Mostly Plays His Solos On A Regular Tenor And Flute. Highlights Include An Emotional Version Of Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count," "I'm An Old Cowhand," "'Tis Autumn" And "Invitation." One Of Bill Perkins' Better Sessions.” Scott Yanow, AMG.

Artist: Perkins, Bill Title: Journey To The East Genre: Jazz Type: New - LP Label: Contemporary Catalog ID: C 14001 Country: USA Our ID: 4450
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