Offered for sale is an original mono pressing of the 1962 LP The Artistry of Pepper by Art Pepper.
About this copy: This copy of The Artistry of Pepper is an original mono pressing (this LP was issued only in mono), released on the Pacific Jazz label.
The cover is VG, with slight ring wear, and initials on the back cover, though they’re not too noticeable.
The disc is M-. It has a few faint scuffs from being removed from the inner sleeve, but there are no marks on the vinyl and no spindle marks on the label. If the record has been played at all, it’s only been played a couple of times.
A beautiful copy of a terrific jazz LP.
Background: Allmusic.com gave The Artistry of Pepper a 4 1/2 star review:
This CD starts off with four selections from a date led by tenor saxophonist Bill Perkins that features altoist Art Pepper; the remainder of the quintet is comprised of pianist Jimmy Rowles, bassist Ben Tucker and Mel Lewis. While they perform boppish versions of two standards and a pair of Pepper originals, the remainder of the CD has a particularly strong set that showcases Pepper in a nonet arranged by Shorty Rogers. The music in the latter date are all Rogers originals and there are alternate takes of “Diablo’s Dance” and “Popo” to round out the program. The other soloists include trumpeter Don Fagerquist, Bill Holman on tenor, baritonist Bud Shank, valve trombonist Stu Williamson and pianist Russ Freeman. Highly recommended to fans of Art Pepper and West Coast jazz.
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|Country of origin:||U.S.|
|Record Label:||Pacific Jazz|
|Year of Release:||1962|