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Art Pepper

Real Name:Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr.
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American jazz saxophonist.
Born September 1, 1925 in Gardena, California, died: June 15, 1982 in Los Angeles, California.

Starting on clarinet & switching to alto-sax at 13, Pepper was playing professionally with Benny Carter by the age of 17.
After being drafted for service in 1943, Pepper was a leading alto-saxophonist in the 1950's, most often associated with the West Coast Jazz scene.
A 1982 Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame inductee.

Sites:Wikipedia , jazzwestcoastresearch.blogspot.com , britannica.com , scaruffi.com , All Music , Imdb , jazzdisco.org , adp.library.ucsb.edu
Aliases:Art Salt
In Groups:André Previn And His Orchestra, André Previn Ensemble, Art Pepper + Eleven, Art Pepper Nine, Art Pepper Quartet, Art Pepper Quintet, Art Pepper Sextet, Barney Kessel Septet, Bill Watrous Quintet, Chet Baker Big Band, Chet Baker Sextet, Jack Sheldon & His West Coast Friends, Jack Sheldon And His Exciting All-Star Big-Band, Jimmy Giuffre's Orchestra, John Graas Quintet, Lee Konitz & His West Coast Friends, Marty Paich Big Band, Pete Jolly & His West Coast Friends, Quincy Jones' All Star Big Band, Richie Cole Quintet
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