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The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight-2 on Bill Perkins, 04-24-2022

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 454 airing April 24, 2022 featured a second spotlight on cool jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist tenor saxophonist Bill Perkins.
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American cool jazz saxophonist and flutist, Bill Perkins performing at Newport Jazz Festival. Perkins was popular on the West Coast jazz scene.

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 454 airing April 24, 2022 featured a second spotlight on American cool jazz tenor saxophonist and occasional flutist & clarinetist William Reese (Bill) Perkins (July 22, 1924 – August 10, 2003), in music presented by co-host Kent Lindquist. Meanwhile, co-host Al Corns featured other main stream jazz artists like The Orphan Newsboys, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Davern with Flip Phillips and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth.

8 p.m. Hour - Music by Title, Artist (Album), Composer, Time length

1. All of Me, Bill Perkins-Richie Kamuca-Art Pepper, Just Friends (Pacific Jazz), Simons-Marks, 4:30 min.

2. Laughing at Life, The Orphan Newsboys, Laughing at Life (Stomp Off, 1990), Bob Todd-Nick Kenny, 4:37 min.

3. Blues For Two, Bill Perkins-Richie Kamuca-Art Pepper, Tenors Head-On (Pacific Jazz), Mitchell, 4:26 min.

4. If I Had You, Kenny Burrell, A Generation Ago Today (Verve 1967), Jimmy Campbell-Reg Connelly-Ted Shapiro, 2:38 min.

5. 9:20 Special, Bill Perkins Big Band, Our Man Woody (Craig Recording, 1990), Earle Warren-Jack Palmer-William Engvick, 5:08 min.

6. If Dreams Come True, Kenny Davern-Flip Phillips, John and Joe (Chiarascuru, 1977), Goodman-Mills-Sampson, 6:49 min.

7. Shorty George, Bill Perkins, Perk Plays Prez (Fresh Sound), Count Basie, 3:47 min.

8. Cornbread, Lee Morgan, Cornbread (Blue Note, 1965), Lee Morgan, 8:23 min.

9. I Must Have That Man - (medley), Bill Perkins, Perk Plays Prez (Fresh Sound), Jimmy McHugh-Dorothy Fields, 7:54 min.

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 454, Hour-2, 04-24-2022

9 p.m. Hour - Music by Title, Artist (Album), Composer, Time length

1. War Dance, Bill Perkins, Perk Plays Prez (Fresh Sound), Count Basie-Lester Young, 4:55 min.

2. Little Girl Blue, Les McCann, Django (Pacific Jazz, 1961), Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart, 6:40 min.

3. For Dancers Only, Bill Perkins Octet, West Coast Classics On Stage: The Bill Perkins Octet (Pacific Jazz), Cy Oliver, 5:55 min.

4. Stablemates, Lighthouse All Stars, Double of Nothin' (Liberty, 1957), Benny Golson, 5:10 min.

5. Sweet and Lovely, Bill Perkins-Richie Kamuca-Art Pepper, Just Friends (Pacific Jazz), G. Arnheim, 5:02 min.

6. I'm Confessin', Lionel Hampton, Stompology (RCA Vintage 1937, 1971), Chris Smith-A.J. Newburg, 3:25 min.

7. Don't Be That Way, Bill Perkins-Richie Kamuca-Art Pepper, Tenors Head-On (Pacific Jazz), Benny Goodman-Edgar Sampson, 5:05 min.

8. Poincianna, Lou Donaldson, Cole Slaw (Argo, 1964), Nat Simon-Buddy Bernier, 5:18 min.

9. Dicky's Dream, Bill Perkins, Perk Plays Prez (Fresh Sound), Count Basie-Lester Young, 5:10 min.

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