Art Pepper

Art Pepper - The Hollywood All-Star Sessions (1979-82) (5CDs, 2001)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at July 9, 2017
Art Pepper - The Hollywood All-Star Sessions (1979-82) (5CDs, 2001)

Art Pepper - The Hollywood All-Star Sessions (1979-82) (5CDs, 2001)
Cool Jazz, Post-Bop | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 832 Mb | Scans 103 Mb
Label: Fantasy/Galaxy

This five-CD box of studio material was originally released in Japan on the tiny Atlas label. Until now it has never been available in the United States. Impeccably recorded between 1979 and 1982, the year Art Pepper's horn was silenced – at least as a mortal – these sides were the brainchild of Yasuyuki Ishihara.
Art Pepper - The Way It Was (1960) {Contemporary OJCCD 389-2 rel 1992}

Art Pepper - The Way It Was (1960) {Contemporary OJCCD 389-2 rel 1992}
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© 1960, 1992 Contemporary / OJC | OJCCD 389-2
Jazz / Cool / Bop / Saxophone

Despite his very erratic lifestyle, altoist Art Pepper never made a bad record. This collection is better than most. The first four titles team together Pepper with tenor saxophonist Warne Marsh, pianist Ronnie Ball, bassist Ben Tucker, and drummer Gary Frommer for generally intriguing explorations of four standards. One can feel the influence of Lennie Tristano (with Pepper in Lee Konitz's place), although Pepper had his own sound and a more hard-swinging style.
The Chet Baker & Art Pepper Sextet - Playboys (1956) {Pacific Jazz-Phoenix 131556 rel 2012}

The Chet Baker & Art Pepper Sextet - Playboys (1956) {Pacific Jazz-Phoenix 131556 rel 2012}
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© 1956, 2012 Pacific Jazz / Phoenix | 131556
Jazz / West Coast Jazz / Cool / Trumpet / Saxophone

This 2012 disc gathers all known sides cut during a July 26, 1956 confab led by West Coast cool purveyors Chet Baker (trumpet) and Art Pepper (alto sax). Keen-eyed enthusiasts will note that this particular date occurred during a remarkable week – July 23 through July 31 – of sessions held at the behest of Pacific Jazz label owner and producer Dick Bock at the Forum Theater in Los Angeles. Recordings made during this week not only inform The Route, but three other long-players as well: Let's Get Lost, Chet Baker & Crew, and At the Forum Theater. These were likewise the first sides cut by Baker since returning from his triumphant and extended stay in Europe.
Art Pepper with Ted Brown - The Complete Free Wheeling Sessions (1956) {Lone Hill Jazz LHJ10236 rel 2006}

Art Pepper with Ted Brown - The Complete Free Wheeling Sessions (1956) {Lone Hill Jazz LHJ10236 rel 2006}
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© 1956, 2006 Lone Hill Jazz | LHJ10236
Jazz / West Coast Jazz / Cool / Saxophone

Lone Hill Jazz presents a package of vintage cool West Coast jazz, bringing to light 16 excellent tracks that have all but fallen through the cracks over the years. On Monday, November 26, 1956 (which just happened to be the day that Tommy Dorsey died), tenor saxophonists Ted Brown and Warne Marsh brought their working quintet into a Los Angeles recording studio to make Brown's first album as a leader, with special guest alto saxophonist Art Pepper adding his own third dimension.

Art Pepper - The Discovery Sessions (1999)  Music

Posted by uff at Feb. 20, 2017
Art Pepper - The Discovery Sessions (1999)

Art Pepper - The Discovery Sessions (1999)
Jazz | 1cd | EAC Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Savoy Jazz, 92846-2 | rec: 1952-53 | 360Mb

Most of Art Pepper's first three studio dates as a leader are represented in this compilation, though a few previously issued alternate takes are omitted. The first date finds the alto saxophonist in fine form, leading a quartet consisting of pianist Hampton Hawes, bassist Joe Mondragon, and drummer Larry Bunker. Pepper primarily sticks to originals, though he offers a warm rendition of the standard "These Foolish Things" as well.
Art Pepper - Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (1957) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 03of33}

Art Pepper - Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (1957) {OJC Remasters Complete Series rel 2010 - item 03of33}
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© 1957, 2010 Contemporary / Concord | 0888072319929
Jazz / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Saxophone

An extension of the popular Original Jazz Classics series (est. 1982), the new OJC Remasters releases reveal the sonic benefits of 24-bit remastering-a technology that didn't exist when these titles were originally issued on compact disc. The addition of newly-written liner notes further enhances the illuminating quality of the OJC Remasters reissues. "Each of the recordings in this series is an all-time jazz classic," says Nick Phillips, Vice President of Jazz and Catalog A&R at Concord Music Group and producer of the series.
Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper - The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 3 (1957) { {Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2 rel 1988}

Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper - The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 3 (1957) { {Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2 rel 1988}
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© 1957, 1988 Blue Note / EMI-Manhattan Records | CDP 7 46853 2
Jazz / Bop / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Saxophone

The third of three volumes chronicling Pepper's complete Aladdin recordings, Blue Note's Art of Pepper, Vol. 3 finds the West Coast alto saxophonist in top form over the course of 12 stunning cuts. Recorded in 1957, the set takes in both Pepper originals ("Holiday Flight," "Surf Ride") and choice standards ("Long Ago and Faraway," "Without a Song"). There's also a fine cover of the rare Bud Powell cut "Webb City." Topped off with excellent work by pianist Carl Perkins, bassist Ben Tucker, and drummer Chuck Flores, this collection is a must-have for all Pepper fans.
Art Pepper - Modern Art - The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 2 (1957) { {Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2 rel 1988}

Art Pepper - Modern Art - The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 2 (1957) { {Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2 rel 1988}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 381 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 157 Mb
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© 1957, 1988 Blue Note / EMI-Manhattan Records | CDP 7 46848 2
Jazz / Bop / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Saxophone

One of the greatest West Coast jazz LPs of all time! Art Pepper plays beautiful spiralling alto lines with a tight quartet that includes Russ Freeman on piano, Chuck Flores on drums, and Ben Tucker on bass. The whole thing swings in a way that's tough to find on some of Pepper's other albums from the time, and the track list includes "Dianne's Dilemma", "Blues In", "Blues Out", and "Cool Bunny".
Art Pepper - The Return Of Art Pepper - The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 1 (1957) {Blue Note 46863 rel 1988}

Art Pepper - The Return Of Art Pepper - The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 1 (1957) {Blue Note 46863 rel 1988}
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© 1957, 1988 Blue Note / EMI-Manhattan Records | CDP 7 46863 2
Jazz / Bop / Cool / West Coast Jazz / Saxophone

Blue Note's The Return of Art Pepper: The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings compiles the 13 final masters that the alto saxophonist recorded for Aladdin between August 1956 and January 1957. These are titled The Return of Art Pepper, since they were recorded shortly after he completed a jail sentence in 1956. As a result, Pepper's chops are a little rusty, but you can hear that he still has a passion for playing, and he does improve over the course of these tracks. For serious Pepper fans, it's worth a listen, but for less dedicated fans, there are better places to become acquainted with his work.
Art Pepper - Art Pepper Presents: West Coast Sessions Volume 1 (2017)

Art Pepper - Art Pepper Presents: West Coast Sessions Volume 1 (2017)
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:50:26 | 253 MB
Label: Omnivore Recordings | Release Year: 2017

In 1977 Art came back from the dead. Or so it seemed to those who followed him, followed his music. And then in 1979, the Japanese came calling in the guise of a small record label, Yupiteru, later Atlas. They wanted Art to record for them. By then, Art was under exclusive contract to Fantasy/Galaxy records and couldn’t record as a leader. However, and I think I deserve credit for this sneaky idea, he could be a “sideman.” And he could choose the “leaders.” He did six albums for Atlas with six terrific “leaders.” And they are classics, now.