Art Pepper



Art Pepper
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Rating
Active
1946 to 1982
Born
September 1, 1925 in Gardena
Died
June 15, 1982
Location
Gardena, California, United States
Biography
Art Pepper (Arthur Edward Pepper Jr., Gardena, California, September 1, 1925 - Los Angeles, California, June 15, 1982), was an American alto saxophonist. He began his career in the 1940s, playing with Benny Carter and Stan Kenton (1946-52). By the 1950s Pepper was recognized as one of the leading alto saxophonists in jazz, epitomized by his finishing second only to Charlie Parker as Best Alto Saxophonist in the Down Beat magazine Readers Poll of 1952.
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Top Songs by Art Pepper


Begin the Beguine

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A Foggy Day

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Without a Song

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Over the Rainbow

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Shadow of Your Smile

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Isn't She Lovely

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Over The Rainbow - Take 2

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You Go To My Head - Alternate B

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But Beautiful - Alternate A

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When You're Smiling - Alternate Take

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Jazz Figures / Art Pepper (1950-1954)

Jazz Figures / Art Pepper (1950-1954)

Art Pepper December 2, 2017

20 Tracks

Neon Art: Volume Two

Neon Art: Volume Two

Art Pepper December 1, 2017

3 Tracks

Neon Art: Volume One

Neon Art: Volume One

Art Pepper November 30, 2017

2 Tracks

Chili Pepper

Chili Pepper

Art Pepper November 1, 2013

20 Tracks

The Capitol Vaults Jazz Series

The Capitol Vaults Jazz Series

Art Pepper February 22, 2013

43 Tracks

The Complete Galaxy Recordings

The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper July 10, 2012

100 Tracks

Surf Ride

Surf Ride

Art Pepper June 1, 2012

12 Tracks

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