Art Pepper Discography

1943 (age 18)

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Ray Borden, John Carroll, Buddy Childers, Karl George, Dick Morse (trumpet) George Faye, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Eddie Meyers, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Morey Beeson, Red Dorris (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Bob Ahern (guitar) Clyde Singleton (bass) Joe Vernon (drums) Dolly Mitchell (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, November 19, 1943
113Harlem Folk Dance (alt. take)Capitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

1947 (age 22)

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Rene Touzet (maracas) June Christy (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, October 22, 1947
2361Unison RiffCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Jose Mangual (timbales) Machito (maracas) June Christy (vocals)
NYC, December 6, 1947
2667Cuban CarnivalCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Eddie Safranski And The Poll Cats

Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Pete Rugolo (piano, arranger) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, December 20, 1947
91Sa-FranticAtlantic 851, EP 512; Unique Jazz UJ 36
92Bass Mood-
93TurmoilAtlantic 864, EP 512; Unique Jazz UJ 36
94Jumpin' For Jane-
* Unique Jazz UJ 36   Vido Musso/Maynard Ferguson/Eddie Safranski - Three Kenton's Be Boppers Groups 1947-50
* Atlantic EP 512   Eddie Safranski - Jazz Session
* Atlantic 851   Eddie Safranski - Sa-Frantic / Bass Mood
* Atlantic 864   Eddie Safranski - Turmoil / Jumpin' For Jane

The Metronome All Stars + Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) + Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2934-4Metronome RiffCapitol 15039, M 11031
* Capitol M 11031   The Metronome All Stars/The International Jazzmen/The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6: All Star Sessions
* Capitol 15039, 2417, (E) 13019   The Metronome All Stars - Leap Here / Metronome Riff

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Machito (maracas) June Christy (vocals)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2936Journey To BrazilCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
2937How High The Moon-
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos) June Christy (vocals): omit Vidal, Machito
NYC, December 22, 1947
2942Harlem HolidayCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

1949

Babs Gonzales And His Orchestra

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Herbie Steward (tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Bruce Lawrence (bass, vocals) Jackie Mills (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 15 or 20, 1949
4099-4The ContinentalBlue Note CDP 7 84464 2
4100-1Prelude To A NightmareCapitol (J) CR-8812; Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2
* Capitol (J) CR-8812, (J) ECJ 50073   Various Artists - Bebop Professors
* Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2   Babs Gonzales - Weird Lullaby

Charlie Mingus And His 22 Piece Be Bop Band

John Anderson, Buddy Childers, Hobart Dotson, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper, Marty Smith, Britt Woodman (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute, clarinet) Jewel Grant, Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Herb Caro (tenor saxophone, clarinet) William Green (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Callender, Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Johnny Berger (percussion) and others
Hollywood, CA, spring 1949
REX28002-AThe Story Of LoveRex Hollywood 28002; Uptown UPCD 27.48
REX28014-AInspiration, Part 1Rex Hollywood 28014; Uptown UPCD 27.48
REX28014-BInspiration, Part 2-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Rex Hollywood 28002   Charles Mingus - The Story Of Love / Roy Porter - Don't Blame Me
* Rex Hollywood 28014   Charles Mingus - Inspiration, Part 1&2

The Kenton All Stars

Art Farmer (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) John Simmons (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, middle April, 1949
PerdidoSpotlite (E) SPJ 145
The Great Lie-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 145   Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 2

1950

Stan Kenton And His Innovations Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe, English horn) Bart Calderall (tenor saxophone, bassoon) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackne (violin) Stan Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (viola) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wulfe (cello) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, timpani) Carlos Vidal (congas, vocals) June Christy (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, February 5, 1950
5491Jolly RogersCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
5492Blues In Riff-
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Innovations Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (trombone) Clyde Brown (bass trombone) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe, English horn) Bart Calderall (tenor saxophone, bassoon) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackne (violin) Stan Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (viola) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wulfe (cello) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, timpani)
Hollywood, CA, May 18, 1950
6045Art PepperCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Nat King Cole With Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Salko (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, John Halliburton, Herbie Harper (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Nat King Cole (piano, vocals) Laurindo Almeida, Irving Ashby (guitar) Don Bagley, Joe Comfort (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos, congas) Shorty Rogers, Pete Rugolo (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1950
6513-6Orange Colored SkyCapitol 1184; Mosaic MR27-138
6514-6Jam-Bo-
* Mosaic MR27-138, MD18-138   The Complete Capitol Recordings Of The Nat King Cole Trio
* Capitol 1184   Nat King Cole - Orange Colored Sky / Jam-Bo

Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Joe Rotondi (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1950
6577Take The "A" TrainCapitol 15851, H 326; Unique Jazz UJ 36
6582Short WaveCapitol H 325; Unique Jazz UJ 36
6583Love Locked OutCapitol 1269; Unique Jazz UJ 36
6584The Band Ain't Draggin'-
* Unique Jazz UJ 36   Vido Musso/Maynard Ferguson/Eddie Safranski - Three Kenton's Be Boppers Groups 1947-50
* Capitol H 326, (E) LC 6579   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: Trumpet Stylists
* Capitol H 325, (E) LC 6561   Various Artists - Classics In Jazz: The Modern Idiom
* Capitol 15851   Maynard Ferguson - Take The "A" Train / ??? - ???
* Capitol 1269   Maynard Ferguson - Love Locked Out / The Band Ain't Draggin'

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Miguel Rivera (congas) Jay Johnson (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, December 12, 1950
6579Viva PradoCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
6581Round Robin-
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

1951

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Shorty Rogers, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Eddie Gomez, Ray Wetzel (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, March 28, 1951
7344DynaflowCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Salko (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney (trombone) Paul Weigand (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 31, 1951
7605Jump For JoeCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney (trombone) John Halliburton (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jay Johnson (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, June 29, 1951
7824FrancescaCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, John Coppola, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney, Bill Russo (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos): Conte Candoli, John Coppola, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Jack Costanzo (bongos) replaces Alvarez, Childers, Rogers, Bernhart, Halliburton, Johnson
Hollywood, CA, September 19, 1951
9038SamboCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli, John Coppola, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney, Bill Russo (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Stan Fletcher (tuba) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Bob Gioga (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) June Christy (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, September 20, 1951
9052Street Of DreamsCapitol (J) ECJ 50070
* Capitol (J) ECJ 50070   Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, arranger) Hampton Hawes (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, October 8, 1951
9117PopoCapitol 15763, 6F-15763, EAP 2-294, H 294, T 691, T 2025; Mosaic MR6-125
9118DidiCapitol 15765, 6F-15765, EAP 2-294, H 294, T 691, T 2025; Mosaic MR6-125
9119Four Mothers-
9120Over The RainbowCapitol 15764, 6F-15764; Mosaic MR6-125
9121AproposCapitol 15764, 6F-15763; Mosaic MR6-125
9122Sam And The LadyCapitol 15763, 6F-15764; Mosaic MR6-125
* Capitol T 691   Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Mosaic MR6-125, MD4-125   The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers
* Capitol EAP 2-294   Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 6F-15763   Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 6F-15765   Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 6F-15764   Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds
* Capitol 15763   Shorty Rogers - Popo / Sam And The Lady
* Capitol 15765   Shorty Rogers - Didi / Four Mothers
* Capitol 15764   Shorty Rogers - Over The Rainbow / Apropos
* Capitol H 294, T 2025   Shorty Rogers And His Giants (no details)

Shelly Manne Septet

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Gene Esposito (piano) Don Bargley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, vocals) Shelby Davis (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1951
3600Pooch McGoochDee Gee XP 4006, MG 1003; Savoy MG 12045
3601The Count On Rush Street-
3602Back In Your Own BackyardDee Gee XP 4006, MG 1003; Regent MG 6031
3603All Of MeDee Gee XP 4006, MG 1003; Savoy MG 12045
* Savoy MG 12045   Shelly Manne/Bill Russo - Deep People: Jazz Composers Workshop #1
* Regent MG 6031; Savoy MG 12060, MG 12217   Various Artists - Singin' And Swingin'
* Dee Gee MG 1003   Shelly Manne And Group
* Dee Gee XP 4006   Shelly Manne, Vol. 1

Shorty Rogers Quintet

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1951
PopoXanadu 148
Lullaby In Rhythm-
All The Things You Are-
Robbins' Nest-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Body And Soul-
Jive At Five-
Cherokee-
* Xanadu 148   Shorty Rogers/Art Pepper - Popo

1952

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Burnhart (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, January 6, 1952
Tickle ToeNorma/Vantage (J) NLP 5001
Jumpin' At The Woodside-
September Song-
Avalon-
Over The Rainbow-
Keep And Peachy-
These Foolish ThingsNorma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5630
Dickie's Dream-
Yesterdays-
Another Hair Do-
Indiana-
* Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5001   Art Pepper Early Days, Vol. 1: Bob Andrews Collection 1
= Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5630   Bob Andrews Presents Art Pepper Live At The Lighthouse '52

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibraphone)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, early show, February 12, 1952
How High The MoonXanadu 108
Suzy The Poodle-
Easy Steppin'-
Tickle ToeXanadu 108, 5001
Patty CakeXanadu 108
Move-
All The Things You Are-
Don't Blame Me-
Surf Ride-
Rose Room-
Suzy The Poodle (alt. take 1)-
* Xanadu 108   Art Pepper - The Early Show
* Xanadu 5001   Various Artists - Four Decades Of Jazz: A Musical History Of Xanadu

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibraphone)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, late show, February 12, 1952
A Night In TunisiaXanadu 117
Spiked Punch-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Minor Yours-
Suzy The Poodle (alt. take 2)-
Easy Steppin' (alt. take)-
Chili Pepper-
LAMJHP-
Everything Happens To Me-
Move (alt. take)-
* Xanadu 117   Art Pepper - The Late Show

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952
D6001-7 | D6035Brown GoldDiscovery 157, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2215
D6002-4 | D6036These Foolish ThingsDiscovery 157, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy 4518; Regent MG 6069; Savoy SJL 2215
D6003-5 | D6037Surf RideDiscovery 158, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, MG 12125, SJL 2215
D6004-4 | D6038Holiday FlightDiscovery 158, EP 19, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2215
* Savoy MG 12089   Art Pepper - Surf Ride
* Savoy SJL 2215   Various Artists - Black California
* Regent MG 6069; Savoy MG 12215   Art Pepper/Sonny Redd - Two Altos
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Discovery DL 3019   Art Pepper
* Discovery EP 19   Art Pepper Quartet
* Savoy 4518   Art Pepper - These Foolish Things / Straight Life
* Discovery 157, 45-157   Art Pepper - Brown Gold / These Foolish Things
* Discovery 158, 45-158   Art Pepper - Surf Ride / Holiday Flight

1953

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper as Art Salt (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 1953
E3VB0007Powder PuffRCA Victor 20/47-5397, LPM 3137
E3VB0008The Pesky SerpentRCA Victor LPM 3137
E3VB0009BunnyRCA Victor EPA 731, LPM 3137
E3VB0010Pirouette-
* RCA Victor LPM 3137, LSP 3137   Shorty Rogers And His Giants
* RCA Victor 20/47-5397, EPA 731   Shorty Rogers And His Giants (no details)

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper as Art Salt (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 15, 1953
E3VB0011MorpoRCA Victor 20/47-5397, EPA 731, LPM 3137
E3VB0012Diablo's DanceRCA Victor EPA 731, LPM 3137
E3VB0013Mambo Del CrowRCA Victor LPM 3137
E3VB0014Indian Club-
* RCA Victor LPM 3137, LSP 3137   Shorty Rogers And His Giants
* RCA Victor 20/47-5397, EPA 731   Shorty Rogers And His Giants (no details)

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, John Howell, Tom Reeves, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, John Halliburton (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone) Bob Cooper (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, April 2, 1953
Coup De GraasRCA Victor LPM 3138
Infinity Promenade-
Short Stop-
Boar Jibu-
Contours Tale Of An African Lobster-
Chiquito Loco-
Sweetheart Of Sigmund Freud-
* RCA Victor LPM 3138, LSP 3138   Shorty Rogers - Cool And Crazy

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953
D6058-2Chili PepperSavoy SJL 2217
D6058-3-Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
D6058-4-Discovery 171, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
D6058-5-Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
D6059-1Suzy The PoodleDiscovery 170, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
D6059-3-Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
D6059-5--
D6059-6-Savoy SJL 2217
D6060-1Everything Happens To MeSavoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
D6060-2--
D6060-3-Savoy SJL 2217
D6060-4-Discovery 171, DL 3019; Regent MG 6069; Savoy SJL 2217
D6060-6-Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
D6061-4Tickle ToeDiscovery 170, DL 3019; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
D6061-9-Savoy SJL 2217
* Savoy SJL 2217   Art Pepper Discoveries
* Savoy MG 12089   Art Pepper - Surf Ride
* Regent MG 6069; Savoy MG 12215   Art Pepper/Sonny Redd - Two Altos
* Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88   Art Pepper - The Complete Surf Ride
* Discovery DL 3019   Art Pepper
* Discovery 171   Art Pepper - Chili Pepper / Everything Happens To Me
* Discovery 170   Art Pepper - Suzy The Poodle / Tickle Toe

Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio

Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1/3,5/11) Sonny Clark (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass -8) Harry Babasin (bass, cello) Bobby White (drums) John Levine (congas -8)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953
1.Brown GoldStraight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1001
2.These Foolish Things-
3.Tickle Toe-
4.Tenderly-
5.Strike Up The Band-
6.Night And Day-
7.Deep PurpleStraight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1004
8.Bluebird-
9.'S Wonderful-
10.Pennies From Heaven-
11.Holiday FlightVenus (J) TKCZ-79005; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5629
* Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1001   Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Straight-Ahead Jazz, Vol. 1
= Venus (J) TKCZ-79005   Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Holiday Flight - Lighthouse 1953
= Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5629   Bob Andrews Presents Art Pepper Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark Live At The Lighthouse '53
* Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ 1004   Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Straight-Ahead Jazz, Vol. 2
= Venus (J) TKCZ-79005   Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Holiday Flight - Lighthouse 1953
= Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5629   Bob Andrews Presents Art Pepper Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark Live At The Lighthouse '53

Shelly Manne And His Men

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers, Bill Russo (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, April 6, 1953
LK339MalletsContemporary C 354, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
LK340You And The Night And The MusicContemporary C 353, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
LK341La MucuraContemporary C 354, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
LK342GazelleContemporary C 353, CEP 4001, C 2503, C 3507
* Contemporary C 3507; Original Jazz Classics OJC 152, OJCCD 152-2   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1 - The West Coast Sound
* Contemporary C 2503   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1
* Contemporary CEP 4001   Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1
* Contemporary C 354   Shelly Manne - Mallets / La Mucura
* Contemporary C 353   Shelly Manne - You And The Night And The Music / Gazelle

1954

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Paul Ballerina (drums -1/12) Larry Bunker (drums -13/23)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954
1. D6301-3NutmegDiscovery DL 3023; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
2. D6301-4-Savoy SJL 2217
3. D6301-6-Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
4. D6301-7--
5. D6302-Savoy SJL 2217
6. D6303-1Deep PurpleDiscovery DL 3023; Regent MG 6069; Savoy SJL 2217
7. D6304-2CinnamonSavoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
8. D6304-3-Savoy SJL 2217
9. D6304-5-Discovery DL 3023; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
10. D6305-1What's NewSavoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
11. D6305-2-Savoy SJL 2217
12. D6305-3-Discovery DL 3023; Regent MG 6069; Savoy SJL 2217
13. D6306-1Thyme TimeSavoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
14. D6306-2-Discovery DL 3023; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
15. D6306-3-Savoy SJL 2217
16. D6307-1Straight LifeSavoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
17. D6307-2-Discovery DL 3023; Savoy 4518, MG 12089, MG 12126, SJL 2217
18. D6307-3-Savoy SJL 2217
19. D6308-1Art's OreganoSavoy (J) K30Y-6187/88
20. D6308-2-Savoy SJL 2217
21. D6308-5-Discovery DL 3023; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
22. D6309-2The Way You Look TonightSavoy SJL 2217
23. D6309-5-Discovery DL 3023; Savoy MG 12089, SJL 2217
* Savoy MG 12089   Art Pepper - Surf Ride
* Savoy SJL 2217   Art Pepper Discoveries
* Regent MG 6069; Savoy MG 12215   Art Pepper/Sonny Redd - Two Altos
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88   Art Pepper - The Complete Surf Ride
* Discovery DL 3023   Art Pepper Quintet
* Savoy 4518   Art Pepper - These Foolish Things / Straight Life

1956 (age 31)

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Bob Enevoldsen, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Graas (French horn) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Charlie Mariano, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Holman, Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 5, 1956
Pay The PiperRCA Victor LPM 1350
At Home With Sweets-
Pink Squirrel-
Blues Express-
* RCA Victor LPM 1350, LSP 1350   Shorty Rogers - The Big Shorty Express

Art Pepper - Chet Baker Sextet

Chet Baker (trumpet -1,2) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone -1,2) Pete Jolly (piano -1/3) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
1.Tynan TimePacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
2.Minor Yours-
3.Ol' Croix (Old Croix)World Pacific JWC-507; Pacific Jazz PJ-60, PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
4.I Can't Give You Anything But LovePacific Jazz JWC-505, PJ-60; Mosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
5.The Great LieMosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H   Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers And Others
* Mosaic MR3-105   The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper
* World Pacific JWC-507   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3
* Pacific Jazz PJ-60   Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper
* Pacific Jazz JWC-505; World Pacific JWC-505   Various Artists - Solo Flight
* Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2   Chet Baker/Art Pepper - The Route

Chet Baker - Art Pepper Sextet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The RouteWorld Pacific JWC-509; Crown CLP 5317; Mosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
Sonny BoyPlayboy PB 1958; Mosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
Little GirlWorld Pacific JWC-507; Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2
The Route (edited version)World Pacific JWC-513
* World Pacific JWC-509   Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel
* Crown CLP 5317, CST 317   Chet Baker Quintette
* Mosaic MR3-105   The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper
* Playboy PB 1958   The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2
* World Pacific JWC-507   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H   Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers And Others
* World Pacific JWC-513, ST-1021   Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo
* Pacific Jazz CDP 7 92931 2   Chet Baker/Art Pepper - The Route

Art Pepper Quintet

Jack Sheldon (trumpet -1,2,4/7,9,10) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 6, 1956
1. IM-3827Pepper ReturnsJazz West JWLP 10; Imperial LP 9238; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46863 2
2. IM-3828BroadwayJazz West JWLP 10; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46863 2
3. IM-3829You Go To My Head-
4. IM-3830Angel WingsJazz West JWLP 10; Imperial LP 9238; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46863 2
5. IM-3831Funny Blues-
6. IM-3832Five MoreJazz West JWLP 10; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46863 2
7. IM-3833Minority-
8. IM-3834Patricia-
9. IM-3835Mambo De La Pinta-
10. IM-3836Walkin' Out Blues-
* Jazz West JWLP 10; Score SLP 4032; Jazz West (J) GXF-3127   The Return Of Art Pepper
* Imperial LP 9238   Various Artists - Jazz Festival, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BN-LA591-H2   Art Pepper - Early Art
* Blue Note CDP 7 46863 2   The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 1 - The Return Of Art Pepper

The Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Marty Paich (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Frank Capp (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, August, 1956
What's Right For YouTampa TP 28
You And The Night And The Music-
Sidewinder-
Abstract Art-
Over The Rainbow-
All The Things You Are-
Pitfall-
Melancholy MadelineTampa TP 28, SA 100
Marty's BluesTampa TP 28
* Tampa TP 28, TP 28 (later)   The Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper
= Charlie Parker PLP 829, PLP 829S   Art Pepper/Marty Paich - Chile Pepper
* Tampa SA 100   Various Artists - Tampa Hi-Fi Sampler And Jazz Sampler (Double Sampler)
= Tampa TP 11   Various Artists - Jazz Americana - 35 Great Artists

Hoagy Carmichael With Johnny Mandel Orchestra

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Mort Friedman (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Hoagy Carmichael (vocals) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956
Georgia On My MindPacific Jazz PJ-1223
New Orleans-
Baltimore Oriole-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1223; World Pacific PJ-1223; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2   Hoagy Carmichael - Hoagy Sings Carmichael

Johnny Mandel Orchestra

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Mort Friedman (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor): omit Carmichael
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956
Georgia On My Mind (instrumental)World Pacific STEREO-106, WP-1257, HFS-2; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2
* World Pacific WP-1257, JWC-514, ST-1015   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!
* World Pacific HFS-2   Various Artists - Something For Both Ears! $2.98
= World Pacific WP-1291, ST-1291   Various Artists - Swingin' Like Sixty, Vol. 3: Something For Both Ears
* Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2   Hoagy Carmichael - Hoagy Sings Carmichael
* World Pacific STEREO-106   Johnny Mandel - Georgia On My Mind / Bill Holman - Hooray For Love

Hoagy Carmichael With Johnny Mandel Orchestra

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Mort Friedman (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Hoagy Carmichael (vocals) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956
Memphis In JunePacific Jazz PJ-1223
Two Sleepy People-
Lazy River-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1223; World Pacific PJ-1223; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2   Hoagy Carmichael - Hoagy Sings Carmichael

Johnny Mandel Orchestra

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Mort Friedman (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor) + overdubs: Bill Holman (tenor saxophone): + overdubs: Bill Holman (tenor saxophone) replaces Carmichael
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1958
Lazy RiverWorld Pacific PJM-410
* World Pacific PJM-410, WPM-410   Cy Touff - Havin' A Ball

Hoagy Carmichael With Johnny Mandel Orchestra

Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Mort Friedman (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Nick Fatool (drums) Hoagy Carmichael (vocals) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1956
Winter MoonPacific Jazz PJ-1223
Skylark-
ST-1889Rockin' ChairPacific Jazz X-632, PJ-1223
ST-1890Ballad In Blue-
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1223; World Pacific PJ-1223; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2   Hoagy Carmichael - Hoagy Sings Carmichael
* Pacific Jazz X-632   Hoagy Carmichael - Old Rockin' Chair / Ballad In Blue

Chet Baker Big Band

Chet Baker, Conte Candoli, Norman Faye (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins, Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1956
A Foggy DayPacific Jazz PJ-1229
Darn That Dream-
ST-1898TenderlyPacific Jazz X-636, PJ-1229; World Pacific WP-1257; Mosaic MR3-105
* Pacific Jazz PJ-1229; World Pacific PJ-1229   Chet Baker Big Band
* World Pacific WP-1257, JWC-514, ST-1015   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!
* Mosaic MR3-105   The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper
* Pacific Jazz X-636   Carl Perkins - Too Close For Comfort / Chet Baker - Tenderly

Chet Baker - Art Pepper Sextet

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 31, 1956
For Minors OnlyWorld Pacific PJ-1234; Mosaic MR3-105
Minor YoursWorld Pacific EP4-65, PJ-1234; Mosaic MR3-105
Resonant EmotionsWorld Pacific EP4-66, PJ-1234; Mosaic MR3-105
Tynan Time-
Picture Of HeathWorld Pacific EP4-51, PJ-1234; Mosaic MR3-105
For Miles And Miles-
C.T.A.World Pacific EP4-65, PJ-1234; Pacific Jazz PJ-60; Mosaic MR3-105
* World Pacific PJ-1234   Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys
= Pacific Jazz PJ-18   Chet Baker/Art Pepper/Phil Urso - Picture Of Heath
* Mosaic MR3-105   The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper
* Pacific Jazz PJ-60   Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper
* World Pacific EP4-65   Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys
* World Pacific EP4-66   Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys
* World Pacific EP4-51   Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys

Russell Garcia Orchestra

Buddy Childers, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Tommy Pederson, Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Ted Nash (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Max Bennett (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Russell Garcia (conductor, arranger)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 2, 1956
Music CityKapp KXL 5001
Fish Tail-
Smoggy Day-
Los Angeles River-
* Kapp KXL 5001   Russell Garcia/Warne Marsh/Marty Paich/Billy Ussleton/John Towner/Med Flory - A Notable Exhibition By West Coast Jazz Artists: Modern Jazz Gallery

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, November 23, 1956
Art's OpusTampa RS 1001
I Surrender, Dear-
Diane-
Pepper Pot-
Besame Mucho-
Blues At Twilight-
Val's Pal-
Pepper Pot (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 816-2
Blues At Twilight (alt. take)-
Val's Pal (take 1)-
Val's Pal (take 4)-
Val's Pal (take 5)-
* Tampa RS 1001, TP 20; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 816-2   The Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary S 7630
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alt. take)Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640
All The Things You AreContemporary S 7630
All The Things You Are (alt. take)Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640
What's NewContemporary S 7630
Tickle Toe-
AvalonContemporary (J) VICJ 23640
Warnin' (take 1)-
Warnin' (take 2)-
Stompin' At The Savoy-
* Contemporary S 7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC 389, OJCCD 389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!
* Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640   Art Pepper With Warne Marsh

Ted Brown Sextet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Ted Brown, Warne Marsh (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Jeff Morton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956
ArethaVanguard VRS 8515
Long Gone-
Once We Were Young-
Foolin' Myself-
Avalon-
On A Slow Boat To China-
Crazy, She Calls Me-
Broadway-
Arrival-
* Vanguard VRS 8515   Ted Brown - Free Wheeling

Bill Perkins Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956
A Foggy DayPacific Jazz PJM-401, PJ-60; Mosaic MR3-105
Diane-A-Flow-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Zenobia-
* Pacific Jazz PJM-401; World Pacific WPM-401   Bill Perkins/Art Pepper/Richie Kamuca - Just Friends
* Pacific Jazz PJ-60   Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper
* Mosaic MR3-105   The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano -1,2,5) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums -1,2,5)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, December 28, 1956
1. RR2783 | IM-3837What Is This Thing Called LoveIntro ILP 606; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46848 2
2. RR2784 | IM-3838Stompin' At The Savoy-
3. RR2785 | IM-3839Blues In-
4. RR2785 | IM-3841Blues OutIntro ILP 606; Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2
5. RR2786 | IM-3840BewitchedIntro ILP 606; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46848 2
* Intro ILP 606; Score SLP 4030; Intro (J) LNJ-70080, (J) GXF-3129   Art Pepper - Modern Art
* Blue Note BN-LA591-H2   Art Pepper - Early Art
* Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2   The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 2 - Modern Art

1957

Joe Morello Quintet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone -1/3) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
United Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 3, 1957
1. IM-3845Tenor BloozIntro ILP 608; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46863 2
2. IM-3846You're Driving Me Crazy-
3. IM-3849Pepper Steak-
4. IM-3773Yardbird Suite-
5. IM-5031Straight Life-
* Intro ILP 608   Joe Morello - Collections
= Score SLP 4031   Art Pepper With The Red Norvo Trio
* Blue Note BN-LA591-H2   Art Pepper - Early Art
* Blue Note CDP 7 46863 2   The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 1 - The Return Of Art Pepper

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 14, 1957
MR2804 | IM-3842When You're SmilingIntro ILP 606; Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46848 2
MR2805 | IM-3843Cool Bunny-
MR2806 | IM-3844Diane's Dilemma-
Diane's Dilemma (alt. take) (Blues Out)Blue Note BN-LA591-H2, CDP 7 46848 2
MR2807SummertimeBlue Note CDP 7 46848 2
* Intro ILP 606; Score SLP 4030; Intro (J) LNJ-70080, (J) GXF-3129   Art Pepper - Modern Art
* Blue Note BN-LA591-H2   Art Pepper - Early Art
* Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2   The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 2 - Modern Art

Art Pepper With The Rhythm Section

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, January 19, 1957
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToContemporary CEP 4048, C 3532
Red Pepper Blues-
ImaginationContemporary C 3532
Waltz Me Blues-
Straight LifeContemporary CEP 4048, C 3532
Jazz Me BluesContemporary C 3532
Tin Tin Deo-
Star Eyes-
Birks' Works-
The Man I LoveContemporary S 7630
* Contemporary C 3532, S 7532; Stereo S 7018; Original Jazz Classics OJC 338, OJCCD 338-2   Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section
* Contemporary S 7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC 389, OJCCD 389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!
* Contemporary CEP 4048   Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section, Vol. 2

The Art Pepper Quartet / Jo Ann Greer

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Frankie Capp (drums)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #30. 1957-#4, January 28, 1957
CherokeeNorma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005
Over The Rainbow-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
* Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005   Art Pepper/Sonny Criss/Bud Shank - The Altoman: Bob Andrews Collection 5

Quincy Jones All Stars

Benny Carter, Herb Geller, Charlie Mariano, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Quincy Jones (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February 25 & 26, March 1, 1957
Dancin' PantsABC-Paramount ABC 186; Impulse! GRD 115
Be My Guest-
King Road Blues-
* ABC-Paramount ABC 186   Quincy Jones - Go West, Man!
* Impulse! GRD 115   Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Audio Arts Studios, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957
AA2871-4 | IM-3979Holiday FlightOmegatape ST 7020; Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2
AA2872-1 | IM-3980Too Close For ComfortOmegatape ST 7020; Blue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
AA2873-1 | IM-3855Long Ago And Far AwayOverseas (J) ULS 1534-V; Omegatape ST 2030; Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2
AA2874-5 | IM-3858Begin The BeguineOmegatape ST 7020; Blue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
AA2874Begin The Beguine (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2
AA2875-3 | IM-3856I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeOverseas (J) ULS 1534-V; Omegatape ST 2030; Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2
AA2876-2Webb City (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2
AA2876 | IM-3859Webb CityOmegatape ST 7020; Blue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
AA2877-1 | IM-3857/3860SummertimeBlue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
AA2878-7Diane-A-MineOmega unissued
AA2879 | IM-3854?Fascinatin' RhythmOverseas (J) ULS 1534-V; Omegatape ST 2030; Blue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
AA2879-10 | IM-3861?Fascinatin' Rhythm (take 2)Omegatape ST 2030; Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2
AA2880-3 | IM-3981Body And SoulOmegatape ST 7020; Blue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
AA2881-7 | IM-3853Without A SongOverseas (J) ULS 1534-V; Omegatape ST 2030; Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2
AA2882-3 | IM-3862Blues RockOmega rejected
AA2883-2 | IM-3863Rock Blues-
AA2884-2 | IM-3852The Breeze And IOverseas (J) ULS 1534-V; Omegatape ST 2030; Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2
AA2885-6 | IM-3982Surf RideOmegatape ST 7020; Blue Note LT-1064, CDP 7 46853 2
* Blue Note LT-1064   Art Pepper - Omega Alpha
* Overseas (J) ULS 1534-V   Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper, Vol. II
* Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2   The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 3 - The Art Of Pepper
* Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2   The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 2 - Modern Art
* Omegatape ST 7020   Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper
* Omegatape ST 2030   Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper, Vol. II

Showcase For Modern Jazz

Bob Cooper (oboe, tenor saxophone) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Lucraft (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957
California ZephyrDecca DL 8679
Two-Part Contention-
Midnight Sun-
* Decca DL 8679   Various Artists - Showcase For Modern Jazz

John Graas And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1957
Midnight SunDecca DL 8677
Jazz Overture-
Petite Poem-
* Decca DL 8677   John Graas - Jazz Mantics

Art Pepper Nonet

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Holman (tenor saxophone) Bud Shank (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Popo (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 97194 2; Mosaic MR3-105
PopoWorld Pacific JWC-510, ST-1009; Pacific Jazz PJ-60, PJ-LA894-H, PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105
DidiPacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105
Powder PuffWorld Pacific JWC-511; Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105
BunnyWorld Pacific WP-1257; Pacific Jazz PJ-60, PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105
Diablo's DancePacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H; Mosaic MR3-105
Diablo's Dance (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 97194 2
* Mosaic MR3-105   The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper
* World Pacific JWC-510   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4
* World Pacific ST-1009   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4
* Pacific Jazz PJ-60   Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA894-H   Various Artists - Jazz: The 50's, Vol. II
* Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H   Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers And Others
* World Pacific JWC-511, ST-1031   Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5
* World Pacific WP-1257, JWC-514, ST-1015   Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!
* Blue Note CDP 7 97194 2   Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper

John Graas And His Orchestra

Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe -1/3, tenor saxophone -4/7) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone, flute -1/3, baritone saxophone -4/7) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Shelly Manne (drums -4/7) Larry Bunker (drums, xylophone, timpani -1/3)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
1. 15631BlocksoundsEmArcy MG 36117
2. 15632Blues Street-
3. 15633Van Nuis Indeed-
4.IDDecca DL 8677
5.Will Success Spoil Rock And Roll-
6.Jazz Chorale-
7.Free And EasyFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 70
* EmArcy MG 36117   John Graas - Coup De Graas
= EmArcy SR 80020; Mercury MG 20533, SR 60210   John Graas!
* Decca DL 8677   John Graas - Jazz Mantics
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 70   John Graas - Jazz Mantics

John Graas And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli (trumpet -1,2) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba -1/3) Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1/3, tenor saxophone -4,5) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone, oboe -1/3) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone, flute -1/3) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, xylophone, timpani)
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1957
1. 15634DevelopmentEmArcy MG 36117
2. 15635Land Of Broken Toys-
3. 15636Swing Nicely-
4. 15637Walkin' Shoes-
5. 15638Rogeresque-
* EmArcy MG 36117   John Graas - Coup De Graas
= EmArcy SR 80020; Mercury MG 20533, SR 60210   John Graas!

Jack Sheldon And His Exciting All Star Big Band

Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Herb Geller, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Harold Land (tenor saxophone) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
Sunset EyesGene Norman Presents GNP 45
Julie Is Her Name-
J.S.-
Aplomb-
Anyhow-
* Gene Norman Presents GNP 45   Jack Sheldon Arrives
= Gene Norman Presents GNP 60   Jack Sheldon - Jack's Groove
= Gene Norman Presents GNPS 2029   Jack Sheldon - Play, Buddy, Play!
= GNP Crescendo GNPS 9036   Jack Sheldon And His All Star Band
= GNP Crescendo GNPD 2276   Jack Sheldon And His All Stars

Art Pepper Octet

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums) Jack Costanzo, Mike Pacheco (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1957
Mucho CalorAndex AS 3002
Autumn Leaves-
Mambo De La Pinta-
I'll Remember April-
Voya Hombre Voya-
I Love You-
Mambo Jumbo-
Old Devil Moon-
Pernod-
That Old Black Magic-
* Andex AS 3002   Art Pepper - Mucho Calor

1958

John Graas And His Orchestra

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) John Graas (French horn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone, flute) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibraphone, timpani)
Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958
Jazz-Chaconne Number OneAndex AS 3003
Jazz-Chaconne Number One (alt. take)V.S.O.P. #65 CD
Number OneAndex AS 3003
* Andex AS 3003; V.S.O.P. #65 CD   John Graas - International Premiere In Jazz With Art Pepper And Bill Perkins

The Art Pepper Quartet / Pam Russell

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Larry Bunker (piano) Don Payne (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #91. 1958-#13, March 31, 1958
All The Things You AreCalliope CAL 3015; Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005
same session
Everything Happens To Me-
same session
St. Louis Blues-
* Calliope CAL 3015   Buddy DeFranco, Art Pepper - Sessions, Live
* Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005   Art Pepper/Sonny Criss/Bud Shank - The Altoman: Bob Andrews Collection 5

1959

Marty Paich Orchestra

Frank Beach (trumpet) Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor saxophone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, baritone saxophone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone, percussion) Marty Paich (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, early 1959
B10339Too Close For ComfortWarner Bros. W 1296
B10340Younger Than Springtime / The Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
B10341I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face-
B10342It's All Right With Me-
B10343I Love Paris-
B10344Lazy Afternoon-
B10345Just In Time-
B10346If I Were A Bell-
B10347I've Never Been In Love Before-
* Warner Bros. W 1296, WS 1296   The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - The Broadway Bit
= Discovery DS 844   Marty Paich Big Band - The New York Scene
= Discovery DSCD 962   Marty Paich - Moanin'

Dave Pell Big Band

Frank Beach, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Arthur Maebe (French horn) Phil Stephens (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Dave Pell (tenor saxophone) Marty Berman (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1959
Walkin' ShoesCapitol T 1309
Boplicity-
Popo-
* Capitol T 1309, ST 1309   Dave Pell - The Big Small Bands

Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Pete Candoli, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor saxophone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Herb Geller (alto saxophone) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Med Flory (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1959
Opus De FunkContemporary M 3568
'Round Midnight-
Walkin' Shoes-
Airegin-
* Contemporary M 3568, S 7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC 341, OJCCD 341-2   Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics

Herb Ellis - Jimmy Giuffre Nonet

Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor, baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Herb Ellis, Jim Hall (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959
26285-5Goose GeeseVerve MGV 8311
26286-3When Your Lover Has Gone-
26287-8You Know-
26288-7My Old Flame-
26289-4Country Boy-
26290-10People Will Say We're In Love-
26291-7Remember-
26292-1Patricia-
* Verve MGV 8311, MGVS 6045   Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Giuffre

Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor saxophone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Bud Shank (alto saxophone) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Med Flory (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1959
Groovin' HighContemporary M 3568
Shaw 'Nuff-
Anthropology-
Donna Lee-
Donna Lee (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 341-2
* Contemporary M 3568, S 7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC 341, OJCCD 341-2   Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics

Barney Kessel Septet

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel, Jack Marshall (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30 & 31, 1959
Some Like It HotContemporary M 3565
I Wanna Be Loved By You-
Sweet SueContemporary M 3565, FCD 60-021
Runnin' WildContemporary M 3565
Sweet Georgia Brown-
Down Among The Sheltering Palms-
Sugar Blues-
By The Beautiful Sea-
Sweet Sue (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 168-2
Runnin' Wild (alt. take)-
* Contemporary M 3565, S 7565; Original Jazz Classics OJC 168, OJCCD 168-2   Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot
* Contemporary FCD 60-021   The Artistry Of Barney Kessel

Mel Torme With Marty Paich Orchestra

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone) Marty Paich (piano, organ, celeste, arranger) 5 unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Mel Torme (vocals) The Mel-Tones: Ginny O'Connor, Bernie Parke, Sue Allen, Tom Kenny (chorus) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 28 & 29, 1959
26374-11Makin' Whoopee!Verve MGV 2120
26375-4What Is This Thing Called Love-
26376-20Baubles, Bangles And Beads-
26377-4It Happened In Monterey-
26378-7I've Never Been In Love Before-
26379-6Truckin'-
26380-5Hit The Road To Dreamland-
26381-8Li'l Darlin'-
26382-6A Bunch Of The Blues: Don't Dream Of Anybody But Me / Keester Parade / TNT / Tiny's Blues-
26383-5Some Like It Hot-
26384-7A Smooth One-
26385-13I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
* Verve MGV 2120, MGVS 6063   Mel Torme With The Meltones - Back In Town

Art Pepper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor saxophone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone) Med Flory (baritone saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1959
MoveContemporary M 3568
Four Brothers-
Bernie's Tune-
Walkin'-
Walkin' (alt. take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 341-2
Walkin' (alt. take 2)-
* Contemporary M 3568, S 7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC 341, OJCCD 341-2   Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics

Marty Paich Orchestra

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) George Roberts (bass trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Victor Feldman (vibraphone) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (leader)
Los Angeles, CA, June 30, July 2 & 7, 1959
B10810It Don't Mean A ThingWarner Bros. W 1349
B10811No More-
B10812Love For Sale-
B10813Moanin'-
B10814Violets For Your Furs-
B10815What Am I Here For / Cottontail-
B10816Warm Valley-
B10817Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Warner Bros. W 1349, WS 1349   The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - I Get A Boot Out Of You
= Discovery DS 829   Marty Paich Band Featuring Art Pepper, Jack Sheldon And Victor Feldman - I Get A Boot Out Of You
= Discovery DSCD 962   Marty Paich - Moanin'

Joanie Sommers With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Joanie Sommers (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1959
Heart And SoulWarner Bros. W 1346
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-
Something I Dreamed Last Night-
So In Love-
Oh, But I Do-
Squeeze Me-
* Warner Bros. W 1346, WS 1346   Joanie Sommers - Positively The Most!

The Subterraneans

Jack Sheldon (trumpet -1/5,8) Art Farmer (trumpet -1/7) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone -1/5) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone -1/5) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -1/7) Russ Freeman (piano) Andre Previn (piano -1/5) Red Mitchell (bass -1/5,8) Buddy Clark (bass -1/7) Shelly Manne (drums -1/5,8) Dave Bailey (drums -1/7) Carmen McRae (vocals -1/5) unidentified orchestra (-1/5)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1959
1.Why Are We AfraidMGM E 3812
2.Two By Two-
3.A Rose And The End-
4.Look Ma No Clothes-
5.Analyst-
6.Bread And Wine-
7.Things Are Looking Down-
8.Raising Caen-
* MGM E 3812   Andre Previn - The Subterraneans

Toni Harper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Toni Harper (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 16 & 28, 1959
Lady LonelyRCA Victor LPM 2092
He Was A Man-
My Heart Is A Lonely Hunter-
Blue It Grows-
I Love The Blues-
The Other Woman-
Nobody Home But The Blues-
Love Has Come Love Has Gone-
* RCA Victor LPM 2092, LSP 2092   Toni Harper - Lady Lonely

Jesse Belvin With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jesse Belvin (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1959
Something Happens To MeRCA Victor LPM 2105
The Best Is Yet To Come-
Let There Be Love-
It's All Right With Me-
* RCA Victor LPM 2105, LSP 2105   Jesse Belvin - Mr. Easy

Jesse Belvin With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jesse Belvin (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 1959
In The Still Of The NightRCA Victor LPM 2105
Blues In The Night-
I'll Buy You A Star-
Makin' Whoopee!-
* RCA Victor LPM 2105, LSP 2105   Jesse Belvin - Mr. Easy

1960

Mel Torme With The Marty Paich's Dek-tette

Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 1960
23045-9 | 64VK325Too Close For ComfortVerve MGV 2132, V/V6 8593
23046Once In Love With AmyVerve MGV 2132
23047Whatever Lola Wants-
23048Hello, Young Lovers-
* Verve MGV 2132, MGVS 6146   Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette
* Verve V/V6 8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice

Mel Torme With The Marty Paich's Dek-tette

Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 4, 1960
23071-9Too Darn HotVerve MGV 2132
23072-5A Sleepin' Bee-
23073-8All I Need Is A Girl-
23074-5Lonely Town-
* Verve MGV 2132, MGVS 6146   Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette

Mel Torme With The Marty Paich's Dek-tette

Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960
23085-19The Surrey With The Fringe On TopVerve MGV 2132
23086-15 | 64VK326On The Street Where You LiveVerve MGV 2132, V/V6 8593
23087-5 | 64VK321Just In TimeVerve MGV 2132, V/V6 8505, V/V6 8593
23088-4Old Devil MoonVerve MGV 2132
* Verve MGV 2132, MGVS 6146   Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette
* Verve V/V6 8593   The Best Of Mel Torme - Verve's Choice
* Verve V/V6 8505   Various Artists - The Essential Jazz Vocals

Art Pepper Quintet

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1,2,5) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 29, 1960
1.Whims Of ChambersContemporary M 3573
2.Bijou The Poodle-
3.Why Are We Afraid-
4.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
5.Rhythm-A-Ning-
6.Gettin' Together-
7.Gettin' Together (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 169-2
8.DianeContemporary M 3573
9.The Way You Look TonightContemporary S 7630; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 169-2
* Contemporary M 3573, S 7573; Original Jazz Classics OJC 169, OJCCD 169-2   Art Pepper - Gettin' Together
* Contemporary S 7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC 389, OJCCD 389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!

Ethel Azama With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Ethel Azama (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1960
Johnny One NoteLiberty LRP-3142
Like Someone In Love-
Surrey With The Fringe On Top-
You Smell So Good-
I'm Glad There Is You-
My Ship-
Squeeze Me-
Daybreak-
All I Need Is You-
When The Sun Comes Out-
You're So Bad For Me-
Time After Time-
* Liberty LRP-3142   Ethel Azama - Cool Heat

The Hi-Lo's With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Dicky Wells (trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Douglas Fisher (piano) Al Hendrickson, Bill Pitman (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) The Hi-Lo's, Marty Paich (conductor)
NYC, March 24, 1960
Isle Of CapriColumbia CL 1509
My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua-
Hawaii-
* Columbia CL 1509   The Hi-Lo's - All Over The Place

Toni Harper With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Toni Harper (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1960
In The Still Of The NightRCA Victor LPM 2253
Paradise-
Saturday Night-
A Sleepin' Bee-
You And The Night And The Music-
* RCA Victor LPM 2253, LSP 2253   Toni Harper - Night Mood

June Christy With Pete Rugolo Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) June Christy (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1960
Something CoolCapitol ST 516
Lonely House-
The Night We Called It A Day-
Midnight Sun-
The Stranger Called The Blues-
I Should Care-
* Capitol ST 516   June Christy - Something Cool

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

John Audino, Conte Candoli, Shorty Rogers, Ray Triscari, Jimmy Zito (trumpet) Harry Betts, Frank Rosolino, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 17, 1960
Flowers For The CatsRCA Victor LPM 2110
Blue Reeds-
Pass The Duke-
Six Pax-
* RCA Victor LPM 2110, LSP 2110   Shorty Rogers - The Swingin' Nutcracker

Shorty Rogers And His Giants

John Audino, Conte Candoli, Shorty Rogers, Ray Triscari, Jimmy Zito (trumpet) Harry Betts, Frank Rosolino, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bud Shank (alto saxophone, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 1960
SnowballRCA Victor LPM 2110
China Where-
Like Nutty Overture-
* RCA Victor LPM 2110, LSP 2110   Shorty Rogers - The Swingin' Nutcracker

The Marty Paich Piano Quartet

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Dave Wells (trumpet, trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (reeds) Pete Jolly, Marty Paich, Jimmie Rowles, John Williams (piano) Bill Pitman (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Hollywood, CA, June 2, 1960
L2PB0668Little Rock GetawayRCA Victor LPM 2259
L2PB0669Boogie Woogie On Handy's St. Louis Blues-
L2PB0670One O'Clock Jump-
L2PB0671Honky Tonk Train-
* RCA Victor LPM 2259, LSP 2259   The Marty Paich Piano Quartet - Lush, Latin And Cool

Henry Mancini And His Orchestra

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Art Pepper (clarinet) Ted Nash (alto saxophone, flute) Ronny Lang (baritone saxophone, flute) Larry Bunker (vibraphone) Johnny Williams (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Rolly Bundock (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Ramon Rivers (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, June 14, 17 & 21, 1960
Moanin'RCA Victor LPM 2258
Sidewalks Of Cuba-
Dream Of You-
Swing Lightly-
Castle Rock-
A Powdered Wig-
Playboy's Theme-
Tequila-
Far East Blues-
Charleston Alley-
Scandinavian Shuffle-
Everybody Blow-
* RCA Victor LPM 2258, LSP 2258   Henry Mancini - Combo!

Helen Humes With Marty Paich Orchestra

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Teddy Edwards, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Bill Hood (baritone saxophone) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Helen Humes (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6 & 7, 1960
Don't Worry 'Bout MeContemporary M 3582
Mean To Me-
I Want A Roof Over My Head-
St. Louis Blues-
You're Driving Me Crazy-
Million Dollar Secret-
Love Me Or Leave Me-
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone-
Don't Worry 'Bout Me (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 171-2
* Contemporary M 3582, S 7582; Original Jazz Classics OJC 171, OJCCD 171-2   Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!

Art Pepper Quintet

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 24 & 25, 1960
Smack UpContemporary M 3602
Las Cuevas De Mario-
A Bit Of Basie-
How Can You Lose-
Maybe Next Year-
Tears Inside-
Solid Citizens (take 33)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 176-2
Solid Citizens (take 37)-
* Contemporary M 3602, S 7602; Original Jazz Classics OJC 176, OJCCD 176-2   Art Pepper - Smack Up

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Dolo Coker (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 23 & 25, 1960
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeContemporary M 3607
I Love You-
Come Rain Or Come Shine-
Long Ago-
Gone With The Wind-
I Wished On The Moon-
Too Close For Comfort-
Five PointsOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 387-2
Autumn LeavesContemporary S 7630
* Contemporary M 3607, S 7607; Original Jazz Classics OJC 387, OJCCD 387-2   Art Pepper - Intensity
* Contemporary S 7630; Original Jazz Classics OJC 389, OJCCD 389-2   Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!

1961

Helyne Stewart With Teddy Edwards Septet

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone, arranger) Pete Jolly (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums) Helyne Stewart (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, January 20, 1961
Love Is Here To StayContemporary M 3601
The Man I Love-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
My Silent Love-
* Contemporary M 3601, S 7601; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1020-2   Helyne Stewart - Love Moods

1964

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Hersh Hamel (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums)
"Jazz Casual Show", San Francisco, CA, May 8, 1964
The TripFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 402
D Section-
Junior Cat (Groupin')-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 402   Art Pepper Quartet '64 In San Francisco

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Hersh Hamel (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums): same personnel
San Francisco, CA, June, 1964
Summer NightFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 402
Sonnymoon For Two-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 402   Art Pepper Quartet '64 In San Francisco

Frankie Randall With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Frankie Randall (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1964
My Kind Of TownRCA NL 45978
One Morning In May-
On The Other Side Of The Tracks-
More-
* RCA NL 45978   Frankie Randall - A Swingin' Touch

1965 (age 40)

Frankie Randall With Marty Paich Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Frankie Randall (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1965
Too Long At The FairRCA NL 45978
The More I See You-
The Rules Of The Road-
Next Time-
* RCA NL 45978   Frankie Randall - A Swingin' Touch

1968

The Buddy Rich Big Band

David Culp, Kenneth Faulk, Al Porcino, William Prince (trumpet) Richard Stepton, Jim Trimble (trombone) Peter Graves (bass trombone) Charles Owens, Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Pat LaBarbera, Don Menza (tenor saxophone) John Laws (baritone saxophone) Joe Azarello (piano) Walter Namuth (guitar) Gary Walters (Fender bass, string bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Caesar's Palace", Las Vegas, NV, July 7, 1968
Mercy, Mercy, MercyPacific Jazz 88145, ST-20133, ST-20169
Preach And TeachPacific Jazz ST-20133
Channel 1 SuitePacific Jazz ST-20133, ST-20169
Big Mama CassPacific Jazz 88145, ST-20133
Goodbye YesterdayPacific Jazz ST-20133
Acid Truth-
Alfie-
Ode To Billie Joe-
ChavalaPacific Jazz 7243 8 54331 2 2
Mr. Lucky-
Chelsea Bridge-
* Pacific Jazz ST-20133, 7243 8 54331 2 2   The Buddy Rich Big Band - Mercy, Mercy
* Pacific Jazz ST-20169   The Best Of Buddy Rich
* Pacific Jazz 88145   Buddy Rich - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy / Big Mama Cass

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Joe Romano (tenor saxophone) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums)
"Donte's", North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968
Groupin'Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 5001
Art Pepper Introduces The MusiciansFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD 1039
Lover Come Back To MeFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 5001
Everything Happens To MeFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 5002
Cherokee-
Stompin' At The SavoyFresh Sound (Sp) FSCD 1039
Blues Rock-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 5001   Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's, Vol. 1
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD 1039   Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's 1968
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 5002   Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's, Vol. 2
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD 1039   Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's 1968

1973

Mike Vax Orchestra

Mike Vax (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) unidentified big band
Los Angeles, CA, July 6 & 7, 1973
Evil EyesArtco LP 117
If Is Anything Still There-
Passage West-
Joe's Inn-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Beginnings-
West Side Story Medley-
* Artco LP 117   Mike Vax - Evil Eyes

1975 (age 50)

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Tommy Gumina (polychord) Fred Atwood (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Foothill College", Los Angeles, CA, February 14, 1975
Foothill BluesTrio (J) PAP-25041
I'll Remember April-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Cherokee-
* Trio (J) PAP-25041   Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 3 - I'll Remember April
= Storyville (D) SLP 4130, STCD 4130   Art Pepper - I'll Remember April

Hersh Hamel Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Pete Robinson (electric piano, synthesizer) Hersh Hamel (electric bass) Steve Strazzer (drums) Judy Brown, Brenda Burns, Linda McCrary (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1975
Mr. YesFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 120
Image Before You-
Feels Good-
Song Of Ecstacy-
Come To Me-
Dance Now-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 120   Hersh Hamel's Song Book Featuring Art Pepper

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975
OpheliaContemporary S 7633
Here's That Rainy Day-
What Laurie Likes-
Mr. Yohe-
Lost Life-
Samba Mom Mom-
Samba Mom Mom (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 408-2
* Contemporary S 7633; Original Jazz Classics OJC 408, OJCCD 408-2   Art Pepper - Living Legend

1976

Melanie

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Richard Greene (violin) David Paich (keyboards) Dean Parks, Louie Shelton (guitar) Dave Jackson, Jerry Scheff (bass) Jim Gordon, John Guerin, Jeff Porcaro (drums) Victor Feldman, Milt Holland (percussion) Dennis Bell, Carol Parks, Melanie Safka (vocals) Dave Doran, Jim Drennan, Angelo Mauceri, Jay Wolfe (backing vocals) Edwin Hawkins Singers (vocal group) The Hand Made Band, unidentified strings, Marty Paich (string arranger)
Davlen Studios, Universal City, CA, July 12, 1976;
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, unknown date
32747I'm So BlueAtlantic SD 18190
* Atlantic SD 18190   Melanie - Photograph

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1976
Namely YouContemporary S 7636
* Contemporary S 7636; Original Jazz Classics OJC 478, OJCCD 478-2   Art Farmer - On The Road

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Steve Ellington (drums): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 1976
DownwindContemporary S 7636
* Contemporary S 7636; Original Jazz Classics OJC 478, OJCCD 478-2   Art Farmer - On The Road

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1976
What Am I Here ForContemporary S 7636
Will You Still Be Mine-
* Contemporary S 7636; Original Jazz Classics OJC 478, OJCCD 478-2   Art Farmer - On The Road

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
The TripContemporary S 7638
The Trip (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 410-2
A Song For RichardContemporary S 7638
Sweet Love Of Mine-
Junior Cat-
The Summer Knows-
Red Car-
* Contemporary S 7638; Original Jazz Classics OJC 410, OJCCD 410-2   Art Pepper - The Trip

Dolo Coker Quintet

Blue Mitchell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone) Dolo Coker (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1976
Jumping JacksXanadu 142
Gone With The Wind-
Roots 4FB-
Mr. Yohe-
Tale Of Two Cities-
* Xanadu 142, XCD 1229   Dolo Coker - California Hard

1977

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Smith Dobsen (piano) Jim Nichols (bass) Brad Bilhorn (drums)
"Half Moon Bay", Japan, January 23, 1977
Mr. YoheTrio (J) PAP-25044
The Trip-
Lost Life-
A Night In Tunisia-
* Trio (J) PAP-25044   Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 4 - A Night In Tunisia
= Storyville (D) SLP 4146, STCD 4146   Art Pepper - A Night In Tunisia

Art Pepper With Cal Tjader Sextet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Clare Fischer (keyboards) Rob Fisher (bass) Peter Riso (drums) Pancho Sanchez (percussion) and Cal Tjader (vibraphone -6/8) Bob Redfield (guitar -6/8)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 5, 1977
1.IntroductionPolydor (J) J00J-20390
2.Cherokee-
3.The Spirit Is Here-
4.Here's That Rainy Day-
5.Straight Life-
6.Manteca-
7.Manha De Carnaval-
8.Felicidade-
* Polydor (J) J00J-20390   Art Pepper - First Live In Japan

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 1977
Rita-SanContemporary S 7639
Ballad Of The Sad Young Men-
My Laurie-
Mambo De La Pinta-
No LimitOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 411-2
* Contemporary S 7639; Original Jazz Classics OJC 411, OJCCD 411-2   Art Pepper - No Limit

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
spoken introduction
Blues For HeardOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 694-2
spoken introduction
Scrapple From The AppleOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 697-2
spoken introduction
But BeautifulContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7643
spoken introduction
My Friend JohnContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7642
spoken introduction
CherokeeContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
Blues For Heard-
* Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11   Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7643; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 695-2   Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7642; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 694-2   Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 697-2   Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (second show), July 28, 1977
spoken introduction
For FreddieContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
Valse TristeContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7642
spoken introduction
Live At The VanguardContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
CaravanContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
Blues For Heard-
* Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11   Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7642; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 694-2   Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
spoken introduction
Over The RainbowContemporary C 7650
spoken introduction
The TripContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7644
Blues For LesContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7642
A Night In TunisiaOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 695-2
* Contemporary C 7650; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 697-2   Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4
* Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11   Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7644; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 696-2   Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7642; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 694-2   Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 695-2   Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
spoken introduction
No LimitContemporary C 7650
spoken introduction
Valse TristeContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
My Friend JohnContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
You Go To My HeadContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7644
Cherokee-
Blues For HeardContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
* Contemporary C 7650; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 697-2   Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4
* Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11   Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7644; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 696-2   Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
count-off / Blues For HeardContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
AnthropologyContemporary (J) VDP 5043/46
These Foolish ThingsContemporary C 7650
For FreddieContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
Blues For Heard-
* Contemporary C 7650; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 697-2   Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions
* Contemporary (J) VDP 5043/46   Art Pepper - The Village Vanguard Collection

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (sixth show), July 29, 1977
spoken introduction
Las Cuevas De MarioContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
Stella By StarlightContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
GoodbyeContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
Vanguard MaxContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
Blues For Heard-
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
count-off / Vanguard MaxContemporary (J) VDP 5043/46
spoken introduction
Las Cuevas De MarioContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7643
spoken introduction
GoodbyeContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7642
spoken introduction
For FreddieOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 696-2
Blues For HeardContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
* Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11   Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7643; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 695-2   Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7642; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 694-2   Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary (J) VDP 5043/46   Art Pepper - The Village Vanguard Collection
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 696-2   Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (eighth show), July 30, 1977
announcement / false start
My Friend JohnContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
spoken introduction
More For LesContemporary C 7650
CherokeeContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
Blues For Heard-
* Contemporary C 7650; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 697-2   Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (ninth show), July 30, 1977
count-off / For FreddieContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
More For Les-
CaravanContemporary (J) GXH-3009/11, C 7643
Labyrinth-
My Friend JohnContemporary 9CCD 4417-2
* Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11   Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary C 7643; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 695-2   Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard
* Contemporary 9CCD 4417-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Michael Formanek (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August 6 & 8, 1977
Blue BossaContemporary CCD 14086-2
Art Meets Mr. Beautiful-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Samba Mom Mom-
* Contemporary CCD 14086-2   Art Pepper - San Francisco Samba

The Gauntlet (Soundtrack)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13 & 15, 1977
The Pick UpWarner Bros. BSK 3144
Manipulation On The Center Divider-
* Warner Bros. BSK 3144   Jerry Fielding - The Gauntlet (Soundtrack)

1978

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Milcho Leviev (piano) Bob Mugnusson (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"YBC TV Hall", Yamagata, Japan, March 14, 1978
OpheliaTrio (J) PAP-25037
Besame Mucho-
My Laurie-
CaravanTrio (J) PAP-25038
The Trip-
The Summer Knows-
Red Car-
* Trio (J) PAP-25037   Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 1 - My Laurie
= Tofrec (J) TFCL 88901/2   Art Pepper - Live In Yamagata '78: Not A Through Street
* Trio (J) PAP-25038   Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 2 - The Summer Knows
= Tofrec (J) TFCL 88901/2   Art Pepper - Live In Yamagata '78: Not A Through Street

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Mugnusson (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, September 2, 1978
Among FriendsInterplay IP 7718
'Round Midnight-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
Blue Bossa-
Blue Bossa (alt. take)Interplay (J) ARTCD 18
What Is This Thing Called LoveInterplay IP 7718
What's New-
Besame Mucho-
I'll Remember April-
* Interplay IP 7718; Interplay (J) ARTCD 18; Discovery DS 837, DSCD 837   Art Pepper - Among Friends

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas -2)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 & 2, 1978
1.Miss WhoGalaxy GXY 5119
2.Mambo Koyama-
3.Lover Come Back To Me-
4.Patricia-
5.These Foolish Things-
6.Chris's Blues-
7.I Love YouGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
8.Pepper Pot-
9.These Foolish Things (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 474-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy GXY 5119; Original Jazz Classics OJC 474, OJCCD 474-2   Art Pepper Today
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 2, 1978
Over The Rainbow (take 1)Galaxy GXY 5133, 16GCD 1016-2
Over The Rainbow (take 2)Galaxy GCD 95003-2
Yardbird Suite (take 1)Galaxy GXY 5134
Yardbird Suite (take 2B)Galaxy GCD 95002-2
* Galaxy GXY 5133   Various Artists - Ballads By Four
= Galaxy GCD 95003-2   Various Artists - Ballads By Five
* Galaxy GXY 5134   Various Artists - Five Birds And A Monk
= Galaxy GCD 95002-2   Various Artists - Birds And Monks
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

1979

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano -1/7) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums -1/7)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979
1.Straight, No Chaser (alt. take)Galaxy GXY 5154
2.Straight, No ChaserArtists House AH 12; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
3.YesterdaysGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
4.A Night In TunisiaGalaxy GXY 5154
5.A Night In Tunisia (alt. take)Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
6.DianeArtists House AH 12; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
7.My Friend JohnGalaxy GXY 5154
8.Duo Blues-
* Galaxy GXY 5154   Art Pepper - New York Album
* Artists House AH 12, AH 9412   Art Pepper - So In Love
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Bill Watrous Quintet

Bill Watrous (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Berkeley, CA, March 26 & 27, 1979
Just FriendsAtlas (J) YJ25-7024
Begin The Beguine-
For Art's Sake-
Funny Blues-
Funny Blues (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
Angel EyesAtlas (J) YJ25-7024
Angel Eyes (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
P. TownAtlas (J) YJ25-7024
* Atlas (J) YJ25-7024   Bill Watrous - Funk'n Fun
* Atlas (J) LA27-1023   Art Pepper Sideman

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 & 26, 1979
Blues For Blanche (alt. take A)Galaxy GXY 5148
LandscapeGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
StardustArtists House AH 12; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Donna LeeGalaxy GXY 5148
Donna Lee (alt. take)Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Blues For Blanche (alt. take B)-
Blues For BlancheArtists House AH 12; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
So In Love-
Lover ManGalaxy GXY 5154
Body And SoulGalaxy GXY 5148
You Go To My Head-
Tin Tin DeoArtists House (J) VDJ 1008; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Stardust (alt. take)-
AnthropologyGalaxy GXY 5148
In A MellotoneArtists House (J) VDJ 1008; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
DesafinadoGalaxy GXY 5148
My Friend John (alt. take)Artists House (J) VDJ 1008; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy GXY 5148   Art Pepper - Artworks
* Artists House AH 12, AH 9412   Art Pepper - So In Love
* Galaxy GXY 5154   Art Pepper - New York Album
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings
* Artists House (J) VDJ 1008   Art Pepper - Stardust

Elvin Jones Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 14 & 20, 1979
Sweet MamaTrio (J) PAP-9173
Zange-
Tin Tin Deo-
The Witching Hour-
* Trio (J) PAP-9173   Elvin Jones - Very R.A.R.E.

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979
True BluesGalaxy GXY 5128
Avalon-
The TripGalaxy (J) VIJ 6372, 16GCD 1016-2
LandscapeGalaxy GXY 5128
Sometime-
Mambo De La PintaOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 676-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Red CarGalaxy (J) VIJ 6372, 16GCD 1016-2
Over The RainbowGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Mambo Koyama-
Straight Life-
Besame MuchoGalaxy (J) VIJ 6372, 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy GXY 5128; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 676-2   Art Pepper - Landscape
* Galaxy (J) VIJ 6372   Art Pepper - Besame Mucho
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Kei Ishiguro With Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Hiromasa Suzuki (electric piano) Tsunehide Matsuki (electric guitar) Akira Okazawa (electric bass) Shuichi Murakami (drums) Kei Ishiguro (vocals)
JVC Studios, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979
Kurayami No Love SongVictor (J) SJX-20174
Konban Ohima-
* Victor (J) SJX-20174   Kei Ishiguro - Adlib

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979
True BluesGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Avalon-
The Shadow Of Your SmileGalaxy (J) VIJ 6372, 16GCD 1016-2
LandscapeGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Sometime-
Mambo De La PintaGalaxy (J) VIJ 6372, 16GCD 1016-2
Red CarGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Over The RainbowGalaxy GXY 5128
Mambo KoyamaGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Straight LifeGalaxy GXY 5128
Besame MuchoGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy (J) VIJ 6372   Art Pepper - Besame Mucho
* Galaxy GXY 5128; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 676-2   Art Pepper - Landscape
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Solo

Art Pepper (alto saxophone)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August 21, 1979
But BeautifulGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
When You're Smiling-
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Kenneth Nash (percussion -5)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979
1.Surf RideGalaxy GXY 5127
2.Nature Boy-
3.Straight Life-
4.September Song-
5.Make A List-
6.Long Ago And Far AwayOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 475-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
7.Nature Boy (alt. take)Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy GXY 5127; Original Jazz Classics OJC 475, OJCCD 475-2   Art Pepper - Straight Life
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Alan Broadbent Orchestra

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Alan Broadbent (piano, electric piano) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1979
On The RoadCapitol SOO 12029
Three Americans-
Jack's Theme-
Jam-
Neal's Theme-
901-
* Capitol SOO 12029   Alan Broadbent - Hert Beat

1980

Jack Sheldon Quintet

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Milcho Leviev (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 21 & 22, 1980
Angel WingsAtlas (J) LA27-1001
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To-
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
Jack's BluesAtlas (J) LA27-1001
Broadway-
Broadway (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
Historia De Un AmorAtlas (J) LA27-1001
Minority-
* Atlas (J) LA27-1001   Jack Sheldon - Angel Wings
* Atlas (J) LA27-1023   Art Pepper Sideman

Pete Jolly Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Roy McCurdy (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 26 & 27, 1980
Strike Up The BandAtlas (J) LA27-1003
You Go To My Head-
I Surrender, Dear-
Y.I. Blues-
Y.I. Blues (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
Night And DayAtlas (J) LA27-1003
Everything Happens To Me-
Out Of Nowhere-
* Atlas (J) LA27-1003   Pete Jolly - Strike Up The Band
* Atlas (J) LA27-1023   Art Pepper Sideman

Milcho Leviev Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Milcho Leviev (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, June 28 & 29, 1980
Make A List Make A WishMole Jazz (E) Mole 1
Sad A Little Bit-
Ophelia-
Blues For The Fisherman-
True BluesMole Jazz (E) Mole 5
Goodbye-
Y.I. Blues-
Straight Life-
* Mole Jazz (E) Mole 1   Milcho Leviev - Blues For The Fisherman
* Mole Jazz (E) Mole 5   Milcho Leviev - True Blues

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Lou Levy (piano) Chuck DeMonica (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 28 & 29, 1980
Scrapple From The AppleAtlas (J) LA27-1004
Wee-
Bernie's Tune-
How High The Moon-
Walkin'-
Groovin' High-
* Atlas (J) LA27-1004   Sonny Stitt - Groovin' High

Sonny Stitt Quintet

Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone) Art Pepper (alto, tenor saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) John Hard (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 30 & 31, 1980
Atlas BluesAtlas (J) LA27-1007
Lester Leaps In-
Autumn In New York-
My Funny Valentine-
Lover Man-
Imagination-
* Atlas (J) LA27-1007   Sonny Stitt - Atlas Blues Blow And Ballads

Art Pepper Quintet With Strings

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) Nate Rubin (concertmaster) John Tenney, Greg Mazmanian, Patrice Anderson, Clifton Foster, Dan Smiley, Audrey Desilva, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Emily Van Valkenburgh (violin) Sharon O'Connor, Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams (cello) Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 & 4, 1980
Our SongGalaxy GXY 5140
Here's That Rainy Day-
That's Love-
Winter Moon-
When The Sun Comes Out-
Blues In The Night-
The Prisoner-
Ol' Man RiverOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 677-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Here's That Rainy Day (alt. take)Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Winter Moon (alt. take)-
When The Sun Comes Out (alt. take)-
Our Song (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 677-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
The Prisoner (alt. take)-
* Galaxy GXY 5140; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 677-2   Art Pepper - Winter Moon
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar -1,6,9) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 5, 1980
1.Mr. Big Falls His J.G. HandGalaxy GXY 5141
2.Close To You Alone-
3.There Will Never Be Another You-
4.Melolev-
5.Goodbye Again!-
6.Brazil-
7.There Will Never Be Another You (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 678-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
8.Melolev (alt. take)-
9.Goodbye, Again! (alt. take)-
* Galaxy GXY 5141; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 678-2   Art Pepper - One September Afternoon
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Freddie Hubbard Nonet

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Phil Ranelin (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano, electric piano) Peter Wolf (synthesizer) Roland Bautista (guitar) Stanley Clarke (bass, electric bass) Peter Erskine (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA, September 15, 17, 18 & 19, 1980
Sunshine LadyEastworld (J) EWJ 80194
Eclipse-
Blue Nights-
Now I've Found Love-
I Love You-
Bring It Back Home-
* Eastworld (J) EWJ 80194; Liberty LT-1110   Freddie Hubbard - Mistral

1981

Shelly Manne Sextet

Bill Watrous (trombone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone) Pete Jolly (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 4, 1981
Just FriendsAtlas (J) LA27-1012
These Foolish Things-
Hollywood Jam Blues-
Lover Come Back To Me-
Limehouse Blues-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
* Atlas (J) LA27-1012   Shelly Manne - Hollywood Jam
* Atlas (J) LA27-1023   Art Pepper Sideman

Art Pepper - Duke Jordan Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Duke Jordan (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 3, 1981
Blues MontmartreGalaxy 2GCD 8201-2
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Over The Rainbow-
Caravan-
Rhythm-A-Ning-
You Go To My Head-
Besame Mucho-
Cherokee-
Radio Blues-
Good Bait-
All The Things You Are-
* Galaxy 2GCD 8201-2   Art Pepper With Duke Jordan In Copenhagen 1981

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981
Thank You BluesGalaxy GXY 5145
Valse TristeGalaxy GXY 5151
What's New-
Landscape (edited version)-
Donna LeeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 680-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Landscape (unedited version)Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy GXY 5145   Art Pepper - Art Lives: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 2
* Galaxy GXY 5151   Art Pepper - APQ: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 3
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 680-2   Art Pepper - Arthur's Blues
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1981
Road WaltzOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 680-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
For Freddie-
But Beautiful-
Mambo KoyamaGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Landscape-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 680-2   Art Pepper - Arthur's Blues
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
RoadgameGalaxy GXY 5142
Road Waltz-
When You're Smiling-
Everything Happens To Me-
Allen's AlleyGalaxy GXY 5145
Samba Mom-Mom-
But Beautiful-
Mambo KoyamaGalaxy GXY 5151
Roadgame (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 774-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
For FreddieGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Arthur's BluesOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 680-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
* Galaxy GXY 5142; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 774-2   Art Pepper - Roadgame: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 1
* Galaxy GXY 5145   Art Pepper - Art Lives: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 2
* Galaxy GXY 5151   Art Pepper - APQ: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 3
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 680-2   Art Pepper - Arthur's Blues

Art Pepper - Zoot Sims Combo

Art Pepper (alto saxophone -1,2,6) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1,3/6) Victor Feldman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar -3/5) Ray Brown (bass -1,3/6) Charlie Haden (bass -2) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Royce Hall", University Of Californa, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1981
1.Wee (Allen's Alley)Pablo PACD 2310-957-2
2.Over The Rainbow-
3.In The Middle Of A Kiss-
4.Broadway-
5.The Girl From Ipanema-
6.Breakdown Blues-
* Pablo PACD 2310-957-2   Art Pepper/Zoot Sims - Art 'N' Zoot

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Festival Di Pescara", Pescara, Italy, December 7, 1981
CherokeePhilology (It) W 100/101
* Philology (It) W 100/101   Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989

1982 (aged 56)

Lee Konitz Quartet

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Michael Lang (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) John Dentz (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 18 & 19, 1982
'S WonderfulAtlas (J) LA27-1016
'S Wonderful (alt. take)Atlas (J) LA27-1023
Whims Of ChambersAtlas (J) LA27-1016
A Minor Blues In F-
This Can't Be Love-
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
Anniversary Song-
Cherokee-
* Atlas (J) LA27-1016   Lee Konitz - High Jingo
* Atlas (J) LA27-1023   Art Pepper Sideman

Richie Cole Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Richie Cole (alto, baritone saxophone) Roger Kellaway (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1982
Return To Alto AcresPalo Alto Jazz PA 8023
The Things We Did Last Summer-
Art's Opus #2-
A&R-
Palo Alto Blues-
Broadway-
Sleigh RidePalo Alto Jazz PA 8032
* Palo Alto Jazz PA 8023   Richie Cole - Return To Alto Acres
* Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032   Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic

Art Pepper Quintet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) John Dentz (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1982
Section-8 BluesReal Time RT 309
Sweet Lorraine-
Mode For Joe-
Darn That Dream-
Who Can I Turn To-
* Real Time RT 309   Art Pepper - Darn That Dream

Art Pepper - George Cables Duo

Art Pepper (alto saxophone) George Cables (piano)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 13 & 14, 1982
Over The RainbowGalaxy GXY 5147
Tete-A-Tete-
Down That Dream-
Body And Soul-
The Way You Look Tonight-
'Round Midnight-
You Go To My Head-
A Night In TunisiaGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Samba Mom-Mom-
Last Thing Blues-
Over The Rainbow (alt. take)-
Body And Soul (alt. take)-
* Galaxy GXY 5147; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 843-2   Art Pepper/George Cables - Tete-A-Tete
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper - George Cables Duo

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) George Cables (piano)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 & 12, 1982
Goin' HomeGalaxy GXY 5143
Samba Mom-Mom-
In A Mellotone-
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'-
Isn't She Lovely-
Billie's Bounce-
Lover Man-
The Sweetest Sounds-
You Go To My Head (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 679-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
StardustGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (alt. take A)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 679-2; Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Darn That DreamGalaxy 16GCD 1016-2
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (alt. take B)-
* Galaxy GXY 5143; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 679-2   Art Pepper/George Cables - Goin' Home
* Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings

Art Pepper Quartet

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Roger Kellaway (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 1982
LandscapeTofrec (J) TFCL 88918
Ophelia-
Mambo-
Koyama-
Over The Rainbow-
When You're Smiling-
* Tofrec (J) TFCL 88918   Art Pepper Last Concert 1982 - Final Art