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Zeena Parkins

Zeena Parkins
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United States
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Zeena Parkins is a harpist active in rock music, free improvisation and jazz. Parkins plays standard harps, as well as several custom-made one-of-a kind electric harps; she also plays piano and accordion.
Website
http://www.zeenaparkins.com
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Releases on file (20)
Sara Serpa — Recognition Sara Serpa — Recognition
(Bandcamp Biophilia no#, 2020, CD / DL)
John Greaves — Life Size John Greaves — Life Size
(Manticore Records no#, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Bobby Previte — Rhapsody Bobby Previte — Rhapsody
(RareNoise RNR090, 2018, CD)
Nels Cline — Lovers Nels Cline — Lovers
(Blue Note 00602547899392, 2016, 2CD)
Zeena Parkins — Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics Zeena Parkins — Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics
(Good Child GCM0006, 2016, CD)
The Nels Cline Singers — Macroscope The Nels Cline Singers — Macroscope
(Mack Avenue MAC1085C, 2014, CD)
Bobby Previte — Terminals Bobby Previte — Terminals
(Canteloupe CA21102, 2014, CD)
Björk — Biophilia Björk — Biophilia
(Nonesuch 528728-2, 2011, CD)
Björk — The Music from Matthew Barney's Drawing Restraint 9 Björk — The Music from Matthew Barney's Drawing Restraint 9
(One Little Indian OLI459, 2005, CD)
Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori — Phantom Orchard Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori — Phantom Orchard
(MEGO 071, 2004, CD)
Lesli Dalaba — Timelines Lesli Dalaba — Timelines
(Tzadik TZ 7713, 2004, CD)
Larval — Obedience Larval — Obedience
(Cuneiform Rune 178, 2003, CD)
Björk — Vespertine Björk — Vespertine
(Elektra 62653-2, 2001, CD)
Ensemble Modern — Fred Frith: Traffic Continues Ensemble Modern — Fred Frith: Traffic Continues
(Winter & Winter 910 044-2, 2000, CD)
Elliott Sharp — Spring & Neap Elliott Sharp — Spring & Neap
(Zoar 16, 1997, CD)
Elliott Sharp / Carbon — Amusia Elliott Sharp / Carbon — Amusia
(Atavistic ALP29CD, 1996, CD)
Chris Cutler / Zeena Parkins — Shark! Chris Cutler / Zeena Parkins — Shark!
(ReR Megacorp CZ1, 1996, CD)
George Cartwright — Dot George Cartwright — Dot
(Cuneiform Rune 57, 1994, CD / DL)
Tenko — Slope - Gradual Disappearance Tenko — Slope - Gradual Disappearance
(Shoh-120, 1987/2001, CD)
Lindsay Cooper — Music of Other Occasions Lindsay Cooper — Music of Other Occasions
(No Man's Land nml 8603, 1986/1990, CD)

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