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Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: September 1, 1925 | Died: June 15, 1982

Alto Saxophonist Art Pepper, a native of Gardena California, played in the overtly emotional manner that came to define the West Coast style. His solo approach was always passionate, from early recordings made with Stan Kenton's orchestra during his years with the band (1943 and 1946-52) and in jam sessions on LA’s Central Avenue.

Records and club work with Shorty Rogers and his Giants beginning in 1951 provided more room for his solo skills, and by 1952 he began cutting more intimate and open quartet and quintet sessions under his own name. By this time he had already developed a dependence on alcohol, pills, and heroin that led to an erratic lifestyle and (in 1952) the first of several arrests and incarcerations....
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Music

Featured recording “Neon Art: Volume 2”

Neon Art: Volume 2

Omnivore Records
2015
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    Neon Art: Volume 2

    Omnivore Records
    2015
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    Neon Art, Volume 1

    Omnivore Recordings
    2015
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    Art Pepper: Unreleased Art Vol. VIII - Live At The Winery, September 6,...

    Widow's Taste
    2013
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    Unreleased Art Vol. VIII

    Victor
    2013
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    Art Pepper: Unreleased Art - Vol. VIII (2013)

    Widow's Taste
    2013
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    Neon Art Volume 2

    Victor
    2012
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    Meets The Rhythm Section

    Victor
    2012
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