Art Pepper: Live at the Village Vanguard (1977) Contemporary (J)

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LJC Reminder: data request for your NYC Prestige records! Whether you have few or many, the collector community need good data to identify early and original Prestige pressings. Go to the Prestige post to pick up the template, and contribute … Continue reading

Marty Paich/Art Pepper: Like Wow! (1956) Interlude

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WILD WEST (COAST) ALERT! Girly cover! Convicted felon on alto! Wrong year in jazz! Two artists “missing” –  from credits! Half songs previously issued under different album title!  Welcome to the Wild West (coast) of music publishing. Like, Wow! Selection: … Continue reading

Shoot Out: US v UK Contemporary – Art Pepper – Smack Up (1960)

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Master of Turntablism and now electronics wizard, MC VG-Minus,  announces  technology breakthrough at LJC: Vinyl rip comparisons now directly from the LJC Avid turntable, via a Citronic  AC-1 USB audio capture device, into a laptop running Audacity, exported to MP3 at 160 kbps.Wicked eh? The source is … Continue reading

Art Pepper: “Smack Up” (1960) US Contemporary mono

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Selection 1: Smack Up (Harold Land) Selection 2: How can You Lose? (Benny Carter) Comparethepressing opportunity! Compare original US mono with original US stereo editions, (thanks to a previous post on Smack Up stereo edition, usual Numark issues over exact pitch … Continue reading

Marty Paich Art Pepper 10″ (1956) UK London

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Selection 1: What’s Right for You Selection 2: Melancholy Madeline Selection 3: Somewhere Over The Rainbow A tune that must have gone through Art’s mind many times while in the pen. Artists Art Pepper (as) Marty Paich (p) Buddy Clark … Continue reading

Art Pepper Smack Up (1960) Contemporary Stereo

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Track Selection: How Can You Lose? (Benny Carter) A walking blues with a jaunty Benny Carter tune, and space for everyone to stretch out (more than the prison yard) Artists Jack Sheldon (tp) Art Pepper (as) Pete Jolly (p) Jimmy … Continue reading

Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (1957) UK

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Track Selection 1: Birks Works Track selection 2: Tin Tin Deo Artists Art Pepper (as) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) Hollywood, CA, January 19, 1957 Music One of the finest jazz records ever made. If you don’t … Continue reading

Bill Perkins Art Pepper “Just Friends” (1957)

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Track Selection: “Just Friends” > Bonus Track: “What is This Thing Called Love” > Artists Art Pepper (as) Bill Perkins (ts,bclar,f) Richie Kamuca (ts) Jimmie Rowles/ Hampton Hawes (p) Ben Tucker/ Red Mitchell (b) Mel Lewis (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, October … Continue reading

Art Pepper “Living Legend” (1975)

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Track Selection: “Lost Life” (re-ripped) > The Artists S7633 Art Pepper (as) Hampton Hawes (p, el-p) Charlie Haden (b) Shelly Manne (d) Recorded Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975 The Music Only his second recording after the end of a five-year sentence in San Quentin 1968 -73 on … Continue reading

Art Pepper “Surf Ride” (1956)

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Selected track: “Cinnamon”  > Special Christmas Bonus! Extra pick from Surf Ride as recommended by Dottor Jazz “Straight Life”  > – Artists: Art Pepper with various “groups”, recorded in 1956 during one of the brief spells at the time when he … Continue reading

Art Pepper meets The Rhythm Section (1957)

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Track Selection: “You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To” > S7532 Art Pepper (as) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) Originally recorded on 19 January 1957. All three musicians in the rhythm section were at … Continue reading

Art Pepper “Gettin’ Together” (1960)

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Track Selection: “Bijou the Poodle” Artists Art Pepper (as, ts) Conte Candoli (t) Wynton Kelly (p)  Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) February 29, 1960 (leap-year special) Music Sequel to Meet the Rhythm Section, one of Pepper’s most east coast records, due … Continue reading