Bill Perkins Quintet Featuring Victor Feldman


Quietly There

  • Release Date: 26 Apr 1991
  • OJCCD-1776-2

Bill Perkins was considered by many musicians to be the Lester Young-inspired tenor closest in feeling to the great Pres. This puts Perkins in an especially good position to interpret the music of Johnny Mandel, a composer who favors both lyrical ballads and Basie-style swingers. With Perkins employing four instruments, Victor Feldman three, and John Pisano two, the quintet finds a range of memorable sonorities. Mandel tributes have become more common in recent years (Zoot Sims cut one for Pa… MORE