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Art Pepper

as, 1925-1982 US, Gardena, California
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr. Art Salt

American jazz saxophonist. Starting on clarinet & switching to alto-sax at 13, Pepper was playing professionally with Benny Carter by the age of 17. After being drafted for service in 1943, Pepper was a leading alto-saxophonist in the 1950's, most often associated with the West Coast Jazz scene. A 1982 Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame inductee. [born]: September 1, 1925 - Gardena, California, [died]: June 15, 1982 - Los Angeles, California

        
Instruments
  • Alto sax
  • Clarinet
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
You Go To My Head on The Return Of Art Pepper by Art Pepper
Four Brothers on Art Pepper + Eleven: Modern Jazz Classics by Art Pepper
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To on Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section by Art Pepper
Bewitched on Modern Art by Art Pepper
Patricia on The Return Of Art Pepper by Art Pepper
Red Pepper Blues on Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section by Art Pepper
Why Are We Afraid? on Gettin' Together! by Art Pepper
Stompin' At The Savoy on Modern Art by Art Pepper
Imagination on Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section by Art Pepper
For Miles And Miles on Picture Of Heath by Chet Baker & Art Pepper

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Unreleased Art Pepper Vol. 10: TorontoArt Pepper2018Album
Complete Small Group SessionsJohn Graas & Art Pepper2017Compil.
Art Pepper Presents "West Coast Sessions!" Volume 1: Sonny StittArt Pepper, Sonny Stitt2017Album
Unreleased Art: Volume 9 - At Donte’s, April 26, 1974Art Pepper & Warne Marsh2016Album
Over The Rainbow (Rare And Unissued Art Pepper 1949-1960)Art Pepper2015Album
12 Classics Albums 1954-1962Art Pepper2015Compil.
Meets The Rhythm SectionArt Pepper2015Album
Live In Milan 1981Art Pepper2014Album
The Art Of PepperArt Pepper, Carl Perkins, Ben Tucker, Chuck Flores2014Album
Inglewood Jam 1952 CompleteArt Pepper2014Album
Unreleased Art Vol. VIII Live At The WineryArt Pepper2013Album
Holiday Flight - Live At The Lighthouse 1953Art Pepper, Sonny Clark2013Album
Neon Art: Volume OneArt Pepper2012Album
Neon Art Volume 2Art Pepper2012Album
Swings Shubert Alley + Back In TownMel Tormé With Marty Paich Orchestra Featuring Art Pepper2012Compil.
Unreleased Art Pepper Vol. VII: Sankei Hall - Osaka, Japan, November 18, 1980Art Pepper2012Album
Neon Art: Volume ThreeArt Pepper2012Album
Blues for the Fisherman Unreleased Art: Vol. VIArt Pepper2011Album
Live In The USAArt Pepper2011Album
Live In JapanArt Pepper2011Album
A Taste Of PepperArt Pepper2010Compil.
Among FriendsArt Pepper2010Album
Kind Of PepperArt Pepper2010Album
Unreleased Art Vol. V Stuttgart May 25, 1981Art Pepper2010Album
The Complete Art Pepper At Ronnie Scott's Club London June 1980Art Pepper2010Album
The SurvivorArt Pepper2009Compil.
The Art History Project - Unreleased Art Vol IVArt Pepper2009Compil.
Pepper PotArt Pepper2009Compil.
Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section / Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art PepperArt Pepper2008Compil.
Work of ArtArt Pepper2008Compil.
The Dolo Coker SessionsArt Pepper & Blue Mitchell2008Compil.
Unreleased Art, Vol. 3 The Croydon ConcertArt Pepper2008Album
Seven Classic AlbumsArt Pepper2008Compil.
Four Classic AlbumsArt Pepper2008Compil.
Complete RecordingsChet Baker & Art Pepper2007Compil.
Unreleased Art, Vol. II - The Last Concert May 30, 1982 - Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.Art Pepper2007Album
Besame MuchoArt Pepper2007Compil.
Unreleased Art, Vol. 1 The Complete Abashiri Concert - November 22, 1981Art Pepper2006Album
The Savoy RecordingsArt Pepper2006Compil.
The Complete Free Wheeling SessionsArt Pepper & Ted Brown Featuring Warne Marsh2006Compil.
Meets The Canadian Rhythm SectionArt Pepper2005Album
Mosaic SelectArt Pepper2005Album
The 1975 Garden State Jam SessionsArt Pepper2005Album
Rehearsal Session & MoreArt Pepper2005Album
Modern Jazz ArchiveArt Pepper2004Compil.
A Tribute To Charlie ParkerArt Pepper2004Album
Young ArtArt Pepper2003Compil.
West Coast SoundsShelly Manne Septet Featuring Jimmy Giuffre & Art Pepper2003Compil.
TimelessArt Pepper2002Compil.
Complete Straight Ahead SessionsArt Pepper2002Compil.
The Discovery SessionsArt Pepper2002Compil.
Complete Surf Club SessionsArt Pepper2001Compil.
Complete 1947-1951 Small Group RecordingsArt Pepper2001Compil.
Chili PepperArt Pepper2001Compil.
New York AlbumArt Pepper2001Album
The Hollywood All-Star SessionsArt Pepper2001Compil.
Intimate Art PepperArt Pepper2000Album
RenascenceArt Pepper2000Album
RoadwaltzArt Pepper2000Album
The Art Pepper CollectionArt Pepper2000Compil.
Notes From A Jazz SurvivorArt Pepper1999Album
Jazz Masters (100 Ans de Jazz)Art Pepper1998Compil.
Plays StandardsArt Pepper1998Album
West CoastJoe Farrell With Art Pepper1998Album
The Art Of The BalladArt Pepper1998Compil.
The Art Of PepperArt Pepper1998Compil.
Lost LifeArt Pepper1998Compil.
Original Jazz Classics CollectionArt Pepper1997Compil.
Jazz ProfileArt Pepper1997Compil.
San Francisco SambaArt Pepper1997Album
Complete Atlas YearsArt Pepper1997Compil.
Art PepperArt Pepper1996Compil.
Gettin' TogetherArt Pepper1996Compil.
The Young Art Pepper With Stan Kenton & Shorty RogersArt Pepper With Stan Kenton & Shorty Rogers1996Compil.
The Art Of Chet Baker & Art PepperChet Baker & Art Pepper1996Compil.
In Copenhagen 1981Art Pepper with Duke Jordan1996Album
Historia De Un AmorArt Pepper With Jack Sheldon1996Album
Straight LifeArt Pepper1996Compil.
Pepper ReturnsArt Pepper1995Album
Art 'N' ZootArt Pepper & Zoot Sims1995Album
The Complete Village Vanguard SessionsArt Pepper1995Album
Atlanta Concert 5/80Art Pepper1995Album
West Coast Sax ModeBob Andrews Presents Art Pepper, Bud Shank, Richie Kamuca, Gabe Baltazar, Teddy Edwards, Sonny Criss1995Album
Art Pepper + 11: Modern Jazz ClassicsArt Pepper1994Album
Darn That DreamJoe Farrell With Art Pepper1994Compil.
Holiday Flight - Lighthouse 1953Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio1993Album
The Best Of . . . Art PepperArt Pepper1993Compil.
Laurie's ChoiceArt Pepper1992Album
Tokyo EncoreArt Pepper1991Album
The AltomanArt Pepper, Sonny Criss, Bud Shank1991Album
Early Days Vol. 1Art Pepper1991Album
Arthur's BluesArt Pepper1991Album
Stan Kenton's 1951 Band!Stan Kenton And The Innovations Orchestra, Art Pepper1991Album
Final Art - Art Pepper Last Concert 1982Art Pepper1991Album
Hersh Hamel's Song BookHersh Hamel Featuring Art Pepper1990Album
First Live In JapanArt Pepper1990Album
Not A Through StreetArt Pepper1990Compil.
Art Pepper & Sonny ReddArt Pepper & Sonny Redd1990Album
The Complete Galaxy RecordingsArt Pepper1989Compil.
My Funny ValentineChet Baker, Art Pepper, Paul Desmond, Al Cohn, Bud Shank1989Compil.
The RouteChet Baker & Art Pepper1989Compil.
Art PepperArt Pepper1989Compil.
Live In Toronto, Volume 1Art Pepper1988Album
Live In Japan Vol. 1 - OpheliaArt Pepper1988Album
I'll Remember April - Live At Foothill CollegeArt Pepper1988Album
Live In Japan Vol. 2 - The Summer KnowsArt Pepper1988Album
Featured In Other GroupsArt Pepper1987Compil.
Art Pepper With Sonny Clark TrioArt Pepper, Sonny Clark1987Album
The Art Of Pepper (The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings - Volume Three)Art Pepper1987Album
Summer Of '51Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Featuring: Art Pepper, Shelly Manne, Milt Bernhart, Maynard Ferguson1987Album
The CollectionArt Pepper1987Compil.
Art Pepper With Warne MarshArt Pepper With Warne Marsh1986Album
Straight Life: The Savoy SessionsArt Pepper1986Compil.
RediscoveriesArt Pepper1986Compil.
More For Les - At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4Art Pepper1985Album
New York AlbumArt Pepper1985Album
StardustArt Pepper1985Album
New York AlbumArt Pepper1985Album
Direct From Original SP Vol.3Art Pepper1985Album
ArtworksArt Pepper1984Album
The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art PepperArt Pepper1983Compil.
Art LivesArt Pepper1983Album
I'll Remember AprilArt Pepper1983Album
Art PepperArt Pepper1983Compil.
My LaurieArt Pepper1983Album
The Summer KnowsArt Pepper1983Album
14 Historic Arrangements & PerformancesShorty Rogers With Stan Kenton, June Christy, Shorty Rogers And His Giants Featuring Art Pepper & Shelly Manne1983Compil.
Tête-À-TêteArt Pepper & George Cables1983Album
SidemanArt Pepper1983Album
A Night In TunisiaArt Pepper1983Album
Goin' HomeArt Pepper / George Cables1982Album
RoadgameArt Pepper1982Album
Memorable Young ArtShorty Rogers And His Giants Featuring Art Pepper1982Compil.
Darn That DreamArt Pepper1982Album
Those Kenton DaysArt Pepper1982Compil.
Winter MoonArt Pepper1981Album
Omega AlphaArt Pepper1981Album
Besame Mucho / Art Pepper Live In TokyoArt Pepper1981Album
One September AfternoonArt Pepper1981Album
Ballads By FourArt Pepper, John Klemmer, Johnny Griffin And Joe Henderson1981Album
The World Of Art PepperArt Pepper1981Compil.
No LimitArt Pepper1980Album
Friday Night At The Village VanguardArt Pepper1980Album
So In LoveArt Pepper1980Album
PopoShorty Rogers & Art Pepper1980Album
The Late ShowArt Pepper1980Album
Live At The Village VanguardArt Pepper1980Album
Landscape - Art Pepper Live In Tokyo '79Art Pepper1979Album
Straight LifeArt Pepper1979Album
Thursday Night At The Village VanguardArt Pepper1979Album
TodayArt Pepper1979Album
Saturday Night At The Village VanguardArt Pepper1979Album
Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers & OthersArt Pepper1978Album
Among FriendsArt Pepper1978Album
Discovery SessionArt Pepper1977Album
DiscoveriesArt Pepper1977Album
Discoveries (Alternative Takes)Art Pepper1977Album
DiscoveriesArt Pepper1977Album
The TripArt Pepper1977Album
Sessions, LiveBuddy DeFranco / Art Pepper1976Album
The Early ShowArt Pepper1976Album
Stereo Laboratory Vol.22Art Pepper1976Album
Black California (The Savoy Sessions)Sonny Criss, Slim Gaillard, Roy Porter Big Band With Eric Dolphy, Helen Humes, Harold Land, Hampton Hawes, Art Pepper1976Compil.
Living LegendArt Pepper1976Album
Early ArtArt Pepper1976Compil.
The Omega ManArt Pepper1974Compil.
Evil EyesThe Mike Vax Big Band Featuring Art Pepper1973Album
...The Way It Was!Art Pepper1972Album
IntensityArt Pepper1963Album
Pepper ManneArt Pepper / Shelly Manne1963Compil.
The Artistry Of PepperArt Pepper1962Album
Mr. EasyJesse Belvin Featuring Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra1960Album
Like Wow! Jazz 1960Marty Paich, Art Pepper1960Album
Gettin' Together!Art Pepper1960Album
Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics)Art Pepper1959Album
Pepper Pot!Art Pepper1959Compil.
Art Pepper & Sonny ReddArt Pepper & Sonny Red1959Album
Mucho Calor (Much Heat)Conte Candoli, Jack Costanzo, Chuck Flores, Russ Freeman, Mike Pacheco, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Ben Tucker1958Album
Showcase For Modern JazzBud Shank, Bob Cooper, Buddy Collette, Art Pepper1958Album
PlayboysChet Baker & Art Pepper1957Album
The Return Of Art PepperArt Pepper1957Single
CollectionsRed Norvo, Art Pepper, Joe Morello, Gerald Wiggins1957Album
Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section, Vol. 2Art Pepper1957Single
Meets The Rhythm SectionArt Pepper1957Album
Just FriendsBill Perkins, Art Pepper, Richie Kamuca1957Album
Playboys, Vol. 3Chet Baker & Art Pepper1957Single
The Return Of Art PepperArt Pepper1957Album
Meets The Rhythm SectionArt Pepper1957Single
Free WheelingThe Ted Brown Sextet Featuring Warne Marsh And Art Pepper1957Album
Playboys, Vol. 2Chet Baker & Art Pepper1957Single
Surf RideArt Pepper1956Album
Surfride / Straight LifeArt Pepper1956Single
Marty Paich QuartetThe Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper1956Album
Art Pepper & Zoot Sims All StarsArt Pepper, Zoot SimsAlbum
The Savoy Recordings Part 1Art PepperAlbum
The Savoy Recordings Part 2Art PepperCompil.
Best Selection (Aladdin Recordings)Art PepperCompil.
It Happen (Jazz At) MontereyDuke Ellington, Miles Davis, Art Pepper, Bob CooperAlbum
Over The Rainbow / Sam And The LadyShorty Rogers And His Giants Featuring Art PepperAlbum
Straight-Ahead Jazz Volume OneArt Pepper With Sonny Clark TrioAlbum
Show TimeArt PepperAlbum
Minor-Yours / C.T.A.Chet Baker With Art PepperSingle
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