Essential Standards CD (2009)

Artist: Art Pepper

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Label Fantasy Records/concord Jazz
SKU 211204923
UPC 888072314276
UPC 14 00888072314276
Format CD
Release Date 6/30/2009
Author Art Pepper
Compilation Appearance Most Relaxing Jazz Music In The Universe
Compilation Appearance Most Romantic Jazz Music In The Universe
Compilation Appearance More of the Most Relaxing Jazz Music in the Universe
Compilation Appearance The Notorious Bettie Page
Compilation Appearance Contemporary Records Story
Associated Artist/Work Art Pepper Plus Eleven
Associated Artist/Work Baker, Chet
Associated Artist/Work Baker, Chet (Trumpet/Vocals/Com
Associated Artist/Work Candoli, Conte
Associated Artist/Work Cole, Richie
Associated Artist/Work Farrell, Joe
Technical Info
Engineer Howard Holtzer; Roy DuNann; Baker Bigsby; Wally Buck; Bob Simpson
Producer Ed Michel; Lester Koenig; Nick Phillips (Compilation)
CatalogID OJC31427
Lable Name Concord
Released 06/30/2009
Original Release 2009
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 60m : 15s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00888072314276
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Art Pepper (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Howard Roberts (guitar); Dan Smiley, Audrey DeSilva, Greg Mazmanian, Emily VanValkenburgh, Clifton Foster, Patrice Anderson, John Tenney (violin); Sharon O'Connor (cello); Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone); Richie Kamuca, Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone); Med Flory (baritone saxophone); Conte Candoli, Jack Sheldon, Al Porcino (trumpet); Vincent DeRosa (French horn); Richard Taylor "Dick" Nash (trombone); Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone); Dolo Coker, George Cables, Red Garland, Ronnie Ball, Russ Freeman , Stanley Cowell, Tommy Flanagan, Wynton Kelly (piano); Frank Butler, Gary Frommer, Jimmy Cobb , Mel Lewis, Philly Joe Jones, Billy Higgins , Carl Burnett (drums).
Recording information: Contemporary's Studio, Los Angeles, CA; Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA; Village Vanguard, New York, NY.
Arranger: Marty Paich.
Perhaps the greatest white bebopper of his or any other generation, alto saxophonist Art Pepper is well served by this new selection of ESSENTIAL STANDARDS, gathering key tracks from his long association with Contemporary records from the late '50s up until his death in 1982. While Denzil Best's bebop classic "Move" isn't exactly a "standard," it's a welcome addition from Pepper's only large-group session, the Marty Paich-arranged ART PEPPER ELEVEN (MODERN JAZZ CLASSICS). Other highlights include a plaintive "Here's That Rainy Day," from the haunting '70s with-strings WINTER MOON, and "All The Things You Are," a rare duet with the obliquely cool tenor saxophonist Warne Marsh. And no Pepper collection would be complete without a track or two ("You'd Be So Nice To Come To," a Pepper favorite, and "Imagination") from perhaps his greatest date, 1956's MEETS THE RHYTHM SECTION, that being Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), and Philly Joe Jones (drums) of Miles Davis's classic '50s quintet. As with the Chet Baker ESSENTIAL STANDARDS, those seeking an introduction to this great musician could do much worse than pick this one up.
Disc 1
1 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
2 Come Rain Or Come Shine
3 Move
4 Nature Boy
5 All The Things You Are
6 Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
7 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
8 Here's That Rainy Day
9 Imagination
10 Over The Rainbow (Live)
Product Attributes
Artist Pepper,Art
Music Format Compact Disc

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