Art Pepper Quartet – Blues Out (1956)

Blues Out is recorded December 28, 1956 and is track 5 on the CDalbum  Modern art by Art Pepper Quartet from 1988. This 1988 reissue is slightly altered from the original Omega release. It has five cuts added from Omega sessions. [source] Lineup: Art Pepper – Alto Saxophone Ben Tucker – Bass Chuck Flores – Drums Russ Freemann – Piano   Continue reading Art Pepper Quartet – Blues Out (1956)

Art Pepper – Our Song (1980)

Winter Moon is a 1980 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper playing with Stanley Cowell, Howard Roberts, Cecil McBee, Carl Burnett and strings arranged and conducted by Bill Holman (“Our Song”, “When the Sun Comes Out”, “Blues In The Night”, “Winter Moon”) and Jimmy Bond (“Here’s That Rainy Day”, “That’s Love”, “The Prisoner”). Continue reading Art Pepper – Our Song (1980)

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 … Continue reading Art Pepper – What’s New? (1956)

Art Pepper – Nature Boy (1979)

Nature Boy is the second track on the album Straight Life by saxophonist Art Pepper. Recorded September 1979 at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA and released same year on Galaxy Records. Brilliant music. 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 … Continue reading Art Pepper – Nature Boy (1979)

Art Pepper Quartet – Webb City (Alternate Take) (1957)

“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” Recorded: Audio Arts, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 1957 Personnel: Art Pepper – Alto Sax Carl Perkins – Piano Ben Tucker – Bass Chuck Flores – Drums Continue reading Art Pepper Quartet – Webb City (Alternate Take) (1957)