Doug Perkins

Wilmette, IL

Doug Perkins

Doug Perkins was named a “percussion virtuoso ” by the New York Times and founded So Percussion and the Meehan/ Perkins Duo. He performs with Signal, eighth blackbird, the Chicago Symphony’s MusicNOW ensemble and more. He collaborates with composers as David Lang, Steve Reich, Paul Lansky, John Luther Adams, Christian Wolff, Glenn Kotche, and Tristan Perich. Doug’s recordings are on the Bridge, Cantaloupe, Harmonia Mundi, New Focus, and New World labels. His recording of John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit was named one of the years top recordings by NPR, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the New Yorker, Time Out New York, and Parallels (with the Meehan/ Perkins Duo) was named one of Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Avant Records of 2015. Doug is a member of the Boston Conservatory Percussion Faculty and the Director of the Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar. He endorses Black Swamp, Pearl/ Adams , Remo, Vic Firth, and Zildjian percussion instruments, mallets, and accessories.

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Ken Thomson’s “Catapult”

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Wabash Ballroom

Pearl/Adams, Vic Firth Company, Black Swamp Percussion LLC, Zildjian Company

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