Tag Archive: Art Pepper

Art Pepper – Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (1957) [2002, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper - Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (1957) [2002, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper – Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section (1957) [2002, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.15 GB (ISO) + 0.99 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | US | Cat#: CAPJ 7532 SA | Genre: Bop, Cool Jazz

By the time of this, Art Pepper’s tenth recording as a leader, he was making his individual voice on the alto saxophone leave the cozy confines of his heroes Charlie Parker and Lee Konitz. Joining the Miles Davis rhythm section of pianist Red Garland, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Philly Joe Jones made the transformation all that more illuminating.Read More

Art Pepper – Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (1959) [2004, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper - Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (1959) [2004, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper – Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (1959) [2004, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.36 GB (ISO) + 1.16 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Contemporary Records | US | Cat#: CSA-7568-6 | Genre: Big Band, Cool Jazz

This is a true classic. Altoist Art Pepper is joined by an 11-piece band playing Marty Paich arrangements of a dozen jazz standards from the bop and cool jazz era. Trumpeter Jack Sheldon has a few solos, but the focus is very much on the altoist who is in peak form for this period.Read More

Art Pepper – Surf Ride (1956) [2012, Japan, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper - Surf Ride (1956) [2012, Japan, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper – Surf Ride (1956) [2012, Japan, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.79 GB (ISO) + 849 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Savoy Records | Japan | Cat#: COGY-1022 | Genre: Jazz

The music on this Savoy LP is quite brilliant, but the packaging leaves something to be desired. The recording dates are all incorrect and there are only 12 performances included (around 37 minutes). There are quartet outings with either Russ Freeman or Hampton Hawes on piano and tracks from a classic session with tenor saxophonist Jack Montrose.Read More

Art Pepper – Gettin’ Together! (1960) [2012, Japan, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper - Gettin' Together! (1960) [2012, Japan, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]

Art Pepper – Gettin’ Together! (1960) [2012, Japan, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip]
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.79 GB (ISO) + 839 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal | Japan | Cat#: UCGO-9026 | Genre: Post Bop, Cool Jazz

As a sort of follow-up to Art Pepper’s matchup with Miles Davis’ trio in the 1957 classic Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section, Pepper utilizes Davis’ sidemen on this 1960 near-classic. In addition to pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Paul Chambers, and drummer Jimmy Cobb, trumpeter Conte Candoli makes the group a quintet on four of the eight numbers.Read More

Art Pepper – Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings (2019) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Art Pepper - Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings (2019) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Art Pepper – Promise Kept: The Complete Artists House Recordings (2019) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1kHz
Total Size: 2.16 GB (CD-Quality) + 3.90 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Omnivore Recordings | Genre: Jazz, Hard Bop

Producer Snyder had long wished to record Pepper, and to that end, booked him into a week at the Village Vanguard in New York. But the sax man was under contract to Contemporary Records, whose head Les Koenig opted to record the stint himself. Pepper, however, remained committed to recording for Snyder, the result of which was four albums recorded in 1979 and released in the ensuing years.Read More

Art Pepper – New York Album (1985) {1996, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Art Pepper - New York Album (1985) {1996, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Art Pepper – New York Album (1985) {1996, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Front & Back Covers Only
Total Size: 1.57 GB (ISO) + 717 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analogue Productions | USA | Cat#: APR 3012 | Genre: Bop, Cool Jazz

New York Album is an album by saxophonist Art Pepper recorded in 1979 at the sessions that produced So in Love but not released on the Galaxy label until 1985.Read More

Art Pepper – …The Way It Was! (1972) {2008, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was! (1972) {2008, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Art Pepper – …The Way It Was! (1972) {2008, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 323 MB (CD-Layer) + 2.12 GB (SACD ISO) + 1.02 GB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2034 | Genre: Jazz, Bop

Despite his very erratic lifestyle, altoist Art Pepper never made a bad record. This collection is better than most. The first four titles team together Pepper with tenor saxophonist Warne Marsh, pianist Ronnie Ball, bassist Ben Tucker, and drummer Gary Frommer for generally intriguing explorations of four standards.Read More