Biography

DOUG PERKINS has been described as “terrific, wide-awake and strikingly entertaining” by The Boston Globe and declared a “percussion virtuoso” by The New York Times. He founded the percussion quartet So Percussion and the Meehan/Perkins Duo. He also performs regularly with Signal, eighth blackbird, and countless others. Doug’s recordings can be heard on the Bridge, Cantaloupe, Harmonia Mundi, New Focus, and New World labels. His productions of Persephassa in Central Park Lake and John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit were named Top Ten Performances in 2010 and 2011 by The New Yorker, New York Magazine, and Time Out NY. Doug is on the percussion faculty of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, the Director of the Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar, served with eighth blackbird as Artist-inResidence at the University of Chicago, and was previously on the faculty of Dartmouth College.
 
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Discography

PENTATONE OXINGALE SERIES "Tippet Rise Opus 2017"

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