Art Pepper ‎– ...The Way It Was!

Original Jazz Classics ‎– OJC-389, Contemporary Records ‎– S-7630
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Written-By – Clarence Gaskill, Jimmy McHugh
A2 All The Things You Are
Written-By – Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern*
A3 What's New
Written-By – Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke
A4 Tickle Toe
Written-By – Lester Young
B1 The Man I Love
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
B2 Autumn Leaves
Written-By – Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer, Joseph Kosma
B3 The Way You Look Tonight
Written-By – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern

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#A1-A4: recorded Nov. 26, 1956. Previously unreleased.
#B1: recorded Jan. 19, 1957. Previously unreleased from session for "Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section" (Contemporary S7532)
#B2: recorded Nov. 23, 1960. Previously unreleased from session for "Art Pepper: Intensity" (Contemporary S7607)
#B3: recorded Feb. 29, 1960. Previously unreleased session for "Art Pepper: Gettin' Together" (Contemporary S7573)

All sessions recorded at Contemporary's Studio in Los Angeles.
℗ 1972 Contemporary Records, Inc.

Remastered 1989 by Phil De Lancie (Fantasy Studios, Berkeley)

Cover photo taken at the January 19, 1957 session.
Liner Notes by Art Pepper, told to Laurie Miller Sept. 13, 1972. (Laurie Miller is a free-lance photographer and writer with whom Art Pepper is working on his autobiography.
Album front cover and liner © 1972 by Contemporary Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 25218-0389-1 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A): OJC 389 A G1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B): OJC 389 B1 G1

Other Versions (5 of 13) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
S7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was!(LP, Album, RE, RP) Contemporary Records S7630 US Unknown Sell This Version
P-7568 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was!(LP, Album, RE) Contemporary Records P-7568 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
LAX 3131, LAX-3131 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was!(LP, Album, RE) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records LAX 3131, LAX-3131 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
OJCCD-389-2, S-7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was!(CD, Album, RE, RM) Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records OJCCD-389-2, S-7630 UK & Europe 1989 Sell This Version
S7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was!(LP, Album, Promo) Contemporary Records S7630 US 1972 Sell This Version