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Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

key, 1932-2004 US, Manhattan
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Jazz

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (June 14, 1932, Manhattan, New York City or possibly (unconfirmed) Winston-Salem, North Carolina – March 9, 2004, Chicago) was an innovative American composer whose interests spanned the worlds of jazz, dance, pop, film, television, and classical music.Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson was Afro-American. He was named after Afro-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875–1912). Perkinson's mother was active in music and the arts as a piano teacher, church organist, and director of a theater company.

        
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • Piano
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Louisiana Blues Strut (A Cakewalk) on Blues Dialogues: Music by Black Composers by Rachel Barton Pine & Matthew Hagle
Movement for String Trio on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Lamentations, "Black Folk Song Suite": III. Calvary Ostinato (quarter note = 80-88) on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Lamentations, "Black Folk Song Suite": I. Fuguing Tune: resolute on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Sinfonietta No. 1: III. Rondo: Allegro furioso on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Sinfonietta No. 1: II. Song Form: Largo on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Sinfonietta No. 1: I. Sonata Allegro on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Blue/s Forms for Solo Violin: I. Plain Blue/s on Blues Dialogues: Music by Black Composers by Rachel Barton Pine & Matthew Hagle
Blue/s Forms for Solo Violin: II. Just Blue/s on Blues Dialogues: Music by Black Composers by Rachel Barton Pine & Matthew Hagle
Lamentations, "Black Folk Song Suite": IV. Perpetual Motion (quarter note = 76) on Perkinson: A Celebration by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: A CelebrationColeridge-Taylor Perkinson, Paul Freeman, Chicago Sinfonietta, New Black Music Repertory Ensemble Quartet2005Album
New Music For Orchestra (Music From Six Continents: 1998 Series)Sergio Cervetti, Vera Stanojevic, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Joyce Solomon Moorman, Rodolfo Ledesma, Charles Stephen Lawrence Parker, Phillip Schroeder1998Album
Rhythm Background For Any Musician Or VocalistHank Jones, Mundell Lowe, George Duvivier, Don Lamond, Montego Joe, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson1978Album
The Education Of Sonny Carson (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson1974Album
Music Minus One Violin - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major / Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D majorJohann Sebastian Bach ; The Stuttgart Festival Orchestra, Coleridge-Taylor PerkinsonAlbum
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