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Title:
The Art Pepper companion : writings on a jazz original
Author:
Selbert, Todd.
Edition:
First Cooper Square Press edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Cooper Square Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 268 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
General Note:
The writings were previously published 1960-1998.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780815410676
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library ML419.P48 A78 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Art Pepper is generally considered the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker generation. This text contains interviews, in which Pepper talks of his musical influences, childhood and drug habit. It also features a discography and photos of Pepper at different stages of his career.


Table of Contents

Martin WilliamsRichard Hadlock and Lester KoenigAlun MorganDave SolomonClive LovelessTerry MartinMax HarrisonGrover LewisMichael JamesPete WeldingDan MorgensternGary GiddinsBob Blumenthal
Introductionp. vii
1 Gettin' Togetherp. 1
2 Intensityp. 5
3 Art Pepper-Marty Paich Inc.p. 8
4 Art Pepper's Thanksgivingp. 16
5 Art Pepperp. 18
6 Art Pepper: Toward a New White Jazzp. 23
7 Pepper, Artp. 46
8 Of Dope and Death: The Saga of Art Pepperp. 49
9 Some Interesting Contemporariesp. 66
10 Art Is the Artp. 71
11 A Night at Donte'sp. 77
12 The Whiteness of the Wailp. 79
13 Baring a White Man's Burdensp. 85

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