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Jim Pepper

Jim Pepper, the son of a Creek Indian mother and Kaw father, grew up surrounded by the songs and dances of the intertribal powwow circuit. He learned Native American Church peyote chants and other songs from his father, Gilbert Pepper, and grandfather, Ralph Pepper. Originally from Oklahoma, his family moved to Portland, Oregon, where he was born - although he spent many summers back in Oklahoma with his grandfather's family. In the mid-1960s, he left home to make a name for himself in New York - which he did by exploding onto the scene with what may very well have been the first jazz-rock fusion band, Free Spirits.

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Albums

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Hunga-Chee-Ah-Da
Telarc
2008
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Afro Indian Blues
Afro Indian Blues
PAO Records/ SBF Records
2007
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Afro Indian Blues
Telarc
2006
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Jim Pepper: Afro Indian Blues
Jim Pepper: Afro...
PAO Records/ SBF Records
2006
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Flying Eagle Live At...
Telarc
1999
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Remembrance
Telarc
1994
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