Miles Perkin (b.1980) is a Canadian musician from Brandon, Manitoba. A bassist, composer, improvisor and interpreter with a strong focus on using improvisation as a tool which maintains, respects and enhances compositional structures. He uses a unique combination of conventional, extended and invented techniques along with unconventional tools to coax a vast palate of sounds from his double bass.
"Bassist Miles Perkin knows how to use his strings to create an exciting sound in the furthest outreaches of his instrument" - Merijn Schipper, sapsite.nl
In addition to his work as a soloist, he is involved in a wide range of Canadian and European based musical projects including: A new Quartet with Benoit Delbecq, Tom Arthurs and Thom Gossage, his 6 piece ensemble Common Thread, Steve Raegele Trio, Thom Gossage Other Voices, trio with Tom Arthurs & Yorgos Dimitriadis, trio with Philippe Lauzier & Robbie Kuster, Peter Van Huffel Quartet, duo with Benoit Delbecq, trio with Achim Kaufmann & Samuel Rohrer, duo with violinist Gerhard Uebele, and a trio with Magda Mayas & Rudi Fischerlehner.