Art Pepper – What’s New? (1956)

What´s New ? is from Art Peppers album …The Way It Was, recorded on different dates in 1956, 1957 and 1960, and released on Contemporary Records in 1972.

Art Pepper (September 1, 1925 – June 15, 1982), born Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr., was an American alto saxophonist and clarinetist. About Pepper, Scott Yanow of All Music stated, “In the 1950s he was one of the few altoists (along with Lee Konitz and Paul Desmond) that was able to develop his own sound despite the dominant influence of Charlie Parker” and: “When Art Pepper died at the age of 56, he had attained his goal of becoming the world’s great altoist. [source]


I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me / All The Things You Are / What’s New /                   Tickle Toe / The Man I Love / Autumn Leaves

Line up:  Art Pepper – Alto Saxophone  /  Ben Tucker – Bass /  Gary Frommer – Drums /  Ronnie Ball – Piano /   Wayne March – Tenor Saxophone


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