Desert Island Jazz
Max Perkoff (2006)

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An active musician in the San Francisco Bay Area, Max continues to tour the west and east coasts of the USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, Reno, Nevada; and throughout the state of Oregon. Touring in 2007 includes New York City and Los Angeles.

Gig venues in New York City include Jazz At Lincoln Center, The Triad, La Mama Theater, The Encore & The Metropolitan Room. In the Bay Area: Yoshi's in Oakland, Jazz At Pearls, The Filmore, Performances at Six in San Francisco; The Sweetwater, 142 Throckmorton, and many more.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus and Max Roach Massey Hall Salt Peanuts (OJC)
# 2 Max Perkoff Off the Ground Blue and Sentimental (Playground)
# 3 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Collection, Vol. 2 Without Your Love (Verve)
# 4 Monk's Music Trio Monk's Bones Ugly Beauty (CMB)
# 5 Hector Villa-Lobos Arleen Auger and the Yale Cellos of Aldo Parisot Aria from "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and Orchestra of Violoncellos" (Delos)
# 6 Ella Fitzgerald The Best of the Duke Ellington Songbook Solitude (Verve)
# 7 Keith Jarrett Facing You In Front (ECM)
Book William Goldman, "The Princess Bride"
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