Philip Perkins in Conversation with Phillip Greenlief

Source: Open Space.

I was lucky to begin working with Philip Perkins, a recording engineer who’s in constant demand for his site-specific work, whether at an outdoors dance premiere complete with competing helicopters and political protests or in an abandoned military bunker with a trio of improvising musicians. Since the mid-1970s, Perkins has recorded and collaborated with an astonishing variety of virtuosic artists, including Frederica von Stade, Zakir Hussain, the Kronos Quartet, Roscoe Mitchell, Pauline Oliveros, and Alonzo King