Zeena Parkins

Also known as Parkins, Z. Parkins, Zeena, ZP
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.zeenaparkins.com, http://home.arcor.de/nyds-exp-discogs/parkins.htm

Discography of Zeena Parkins:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Phantom Orchard 9 Audio 2004 Mego
2 Traffic Continues 23 Audio 2000
3 Ursa's Door 2 Audio 1992 Les Disques Victo
4 Nightmare Alley 15 Audio 1993
5 La Légende De La Pluie 7 Audio 1992 Ambiances Magnétiques
6 Pan-Acousticon 21 Audio 1999 Tzadik
7 Necklace 7 Audio 2006 Tzadik
8 Something Out There 14 Audio 1987 No Man's Land
9 Mouth=Maul=Betrayer 21 Audio 1996 Tzadik
10 Fear No Fall 7 Audio 1998
11 Isabelle 17 Audio 1995 Avant
12 Psycho-Acoustic 20 Audio 1994 Les Disques Victo
13 143 Ludlow St. NYC 17 Audio 1988 Dossier
14 Nightmare Alley 15 Audio 2007-03-06
15 Screen: Festival Concepts Of Doing 1999 13 Audio 2000 concepts of doing
16 Chipfarm 20 Audio 1995 God Mountain
17 The Gift Of Tongues 2 Audio 1995 Knitting Factory Works
18 Shark! 3 Audio 1996 ReR Megacorp
19 Between The Whiles 7 Audio 2009 Table Of The Elements
20 The Opium War 19 Audio 1999 Einstein Records
21 Double Dupe Down 19 Audio 2012 Tzadik


Zeena Parkins is an American harpist (Detroit, Michigan, USA) active in rock music, free improvisation and jazz. She studied at Bard College and moved to New York City in 1984.

Parkins plays standard harps, as well as several custom-made one-of-a kind electric harps; she also plays piano and accordion. Besides standard and electric harps, her work also incorporates Foley, field recordings, analog synthesizers, samplers, oscillators and homemade instruments.


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