Art Pepper Catalog

1943 (age 18)

Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days   Capitol (J) ECJ-50070   1982

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 sax; Morey Beeson, Red Dorris, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Bob Ahern, guitar; Clyde Singleton, bass; Joe Vernon, drums; Dolly Mitchell, vocal.

C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, November 19, 1943

113-3Harlem Folk Dance

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 sax; Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Rene Touzet, maracas; June Christy, vocal.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 22, 1947

2361-1Unison Riff

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 sax; Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; 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, vocal.

RKO Pathe Studios, NYC, December 6, 1947

2667-5Cuban Carnival

omit Mangual.

RKO Pathe Studios, NYC, December 21, 1947

2936-1Journey To Brazil
2937-2How High The Moon

omit Vidal, Machito.

RKO Pathe Studios, NYC, December 22, 1947

2942-3Harlem Holiday

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 sax, flute; Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe, English horn; Bart Calderall, tenor sax, bassoon; Bob Gioga, baritone sax, 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, tympani; Carlos Vidal, congas, vocal; June Christy, vocal.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 5, 1950

5491-2D1Jolly Rogers
5492-4D8Blues In Riff

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 sax, flute; Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe, English horn; Bart Calderall, tenor sax, bassoon; Bob Gioga, baritone sax, 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, tympani.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 18, 1950

6045-1Art Pepper

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 sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Ralph Blaze, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Miguel Rivera, congas; Jay Johnson, vocal.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 1950

6579-5Viva Prado
6581-2Round Robin

Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Ray Wetzel, trumpet, vocal; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Ralph Blaze, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Eddie Gomez, vocal.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1951

7344-3Dynaflow

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 sax; Bart Calderall, Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Ralph Blaze, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 31, 1951

7605-11Jump For Joe

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 sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Ralph Blaze, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jay Johnson, vocal.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June 29, 1951

7824-1Francesca

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 sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Ralph Blaze, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1951

9038-10Sambo

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 sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Stan Kenton, piano; Ralph Blaze, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; June Christy, vocal.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 20, 1951

9052-3Street Of Dreams

1947 (age 22)

Vido Musso, Maynard Ferguson, Eddie Safranski - Three Kenton's Be Boppers Groups 1947-50   Unique Jazz (It) UJ 36   early 1980s

Ray Wetzel, trumpet; Eddie Bert, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Pete Rugolo, piano, arranger; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

NYC, December 20, 1947

91Sa-Frantic
92Bass Mood
93Turmoil
94Jumpin' For Jane

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 sax; Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Joe Rotondi, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1950

6577-1Take The "A" Train
6582-2Short Wave
6583-5Love Locked Out
6584-2The Band Ain't Draggin'

The Metronome All Stars, The International Jazzmen, The Just Jazz All Stars - All Star Sessions: Capitol Jazz Classics Vol. 6   Capitol M-11031   1972

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Bill Harris, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; 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 sax; Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Shelly Manne, drums.

RKO Pathe Studios, NYC, December 21, 1947

2934-4Metronome Riff

1949

Babs Gonzales - Weird Lullaby   Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2   1992

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Herbie Steward, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Pee Wee Tinney, guitar, vocal; Bruce Lawrence, bass, vocal; Jackie Mills, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 15, 1949

4099-4The Continental

Various Artists - Bebop Professors   Capitol (J) CR-8812

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Herbie Steward, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Pee Wee Tinney, guitar, vocal; Bruce Lawrence, bass, vocal; Jackie Mills, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal.: same session.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 15, 1949

4100-1Prelude To A Nightmare

** also released on Capitol (J) ECJ-50073 in 1982.

Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49   Uptown UPCD 27.48

John Anderson, Buddy Childers, Hobart Dotson, Eddie Preston, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, Marty Smith, Britt Woodman, trombone; Eric Dolphy, alto sax, flute, clarinet; Jewel Grant, Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Herb Caro, tenor sax, clarinet; William Green, tenor sax, clarinet, flute; Gene Porter, baritone sax, clarinet; Russ Freeman, piano; Red Callender, Charles Mingus, bass; Roy Porter, drums; Johnny Berger, percussion; and others.

Los Angeles, CA, spring 1949

REX28002-AThe Story Of Love
REX28014-AInspiration Part 1
REX28014-BInspiration Part 2

Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air Vol. 2   Spotlite (E) SPJ 145

Art Farmer, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; John Simmons, bass; Chuck Thompson, drums.

Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, mid April, 1949

Perdido
The Great Lie

1950

Johnny Parker & The King Sisters - Our Little Ranch House / Two Weeks With Pay   Capitol F1108   1950

The King Sisters, Johnny Parker, vocal; with Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo, Bart Varsalona, Kai Winding, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bart Caldarell, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Pete Rugolo, piano, arranger, conductor, director; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

MGM Studios, NYC, May 25, 1950

5760-5Our Little Ranch House
5762-3Two Weeks With Pay

** originally released on Capitol 1108 in 1950.

Johnny Parker & The King Sisters - Can't Seem To Laugh Any More / Never Again   Capitol F1162   1950+

The King Sisters, Johnny Parker, vocal; with Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo, Bart Varsalona, Kai Winding, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bart Caldarell, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Pete Rugolo, piano, arranger, conductor, director; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same session.

MGM Studios, NYC, May 25, 1950

5761-2Can't Seem To Laugh Any More
5763-3Never Again

** originally released on Capitol 1162 in 1950+.

The Complete Capitol Recordings Of The Nat King Cole Trio   Mosaic MR27-138   1991

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Jimmy Salko, trumpet; Shorty Rogers, trumpet, arranger; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, John Halliburton, Herbie Harper, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Nat King Cole, piano, vocal; Laurindo Almeida, Irving Ashby, guitar; Don Bagley, Joe Comfort, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Pete Rugolo, arranger.

Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1950

6513-6Orange Colored Sky
6514-6Jam-Bo

** also released on Mosaic MD18-138 in 1991.

1951

Gene Norman Presents Gerry Mulligan And His Tentette, Shorty Rogers And His Giants - Modern Sounds   Capitol T-691   1956

Shorty Rogers, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1951

9117Popo
9118Didi
9119Four Mothers
9120Over The Rainbow
9121Apropos
9122Sam And The Lady

** also released on Gerry Mulligan, Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds, Capitol T-2025 in 1964, DT-2025 in 1964.

Bill Russo, Shorty Rogers, Shelley Manne, Jimmy Giuffre - Jazz Composers Workshop   Savoy MG 12045   1956

Conti Candoli, trumpet; Bill Russo, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Gene Esposito, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums, vocal #3.

Chicago, IL, November 12, 1951

1. 3600Pooch McGooch
2. 3601The Count On Rush Street
3. 3603All Of Me

** also released on Shelley Manne, Jimmy Giuffre, Shorty Rogers, Bill Russo - Deep People, Savoy MG 12045 (later).

Annie Ross, Dorothy Dunn, Shelby Davis - Singin' 'N Swingin'   Regent RMG-6031   1956

Conti Candoli, trumpet; Bill Russo, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Gene Esposito, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shelby Davis, vocal.

Chicago, IL, November 12, 1951

3602Back In Your Own Backyard

** also scheduled on Savoy MG-12060.
** also released on Savoy SAVOY MG-12217 in early 1970s.

Shorty Rogers, Art Pepper - Popo   Xanadu 148   1977

Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Frank Patchen, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1951

Popo
Lullaby In Rhythm
All The Things You Are
Robbins' Nest
Scrapple From The Apple
Body And Soul
Jive At Five
Cherokee

1952

Art Pepper - Early Days Vol. 1   Vantage (J) NLP-5001   1991

Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Frank Patchen, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, January 6, 1952

Tickle Toe (mistitled as Topsy)
Jumpin' At The Woodside
September Song
Avalon
Over The Rainbow
Keen & Peachy

** also released on Live At The Lighthouse '52, Vantage (J) NOCD-5630 in 1996.

Art Pepper - Live At The Lighthouse '52   Vantage (J) NOCD-5630   1996

Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Frank Patchen, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same session.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, January 6, 1952

These Foolish Things
Dickie's Dream
Yesterdays
Another Hair
Indiana

** originally released on Early Days Vol. 1, Vantage (J) NLP-5001 in 1991 + 5 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - The Early Show   Xanadu 108   1975

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes.

Surf Club, Hollywood, CA, early show, February 12, 1952

How High The Moon
Suzy The Poodle
Easy Steppin'
Tickle Toe
Patty Cake
Move
All The Things You Are
Don't Blame Me
Surf Ride
Rose Room
Suzy The Poodle (alternate take 1)

Art Pepper - The Late Show   Xanadu 117   1975

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes.

Surf Club, Hollywood, CA, late show, February 12, 1952

A Night In Tunisia
Spiked Punch
The Way You Look Tonight
Minor Yours
Suzy The Poodle (alternate take 2)
Easy Steppin' (alternate take)
Chili Pepper
LAMJHP
Everything Happens To Me
Move (alternate take)

Surf Ride Featuring Art Pepper   Savoy MG 12089   1957

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952

D6001-7 | D6035Brown Gold
D6003-5 | D6037Surf Ride
D6004-4 | D6038Holiday Flight

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953

D6058-4Chili Pepper
D6059-1Susie The Poodle
D6061-4Tickle Toe

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Paul Ballerina, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954

D6301-3Nutmeg
D6304-5Cinnamon

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.

D6306-2Thyme Time
D6307-2Straight Life
D6308-5Art's Oregano
D6309-5The Way You Look Tonight

Art Pepper, Sonny Redd   Regent RMG-6069   1959

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952

D6002-4 | D6036These Foolish Things

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953

D6060-4Everything Happens To Me

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Paul Ballerina, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954

D6303-1Deep Purple
D6305-3What's New

** also released on Savoy MG 12215 in early 1970s.

Al Haig - Inglewood Jam 1952   Interplay (J) ABCJ-537   2009

Al Haig, piano; Gil Beacon, bass; Dick Staton, drums; with Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Harry Babasin, bass; and others.

Trade Winds, Inglewood, CA, August, 1952

On The Alamo
Crazy Rhythm
I Remember You

1953

Shorty Rogers And His Giants   RCA Victor LPM-3137

Shorty Rogers, trumpet, arranger, conductor; Milt Bernhart, trombone; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper as Art Salt, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 1953

E3VB0007Powder Puff
E3VB0008The Pesky Serpent
E3VB0009Bunny
E3VB0010Pirouette

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, January 15, 1953

E3VB0011Morpo
E3VB0012Diablo's Dance
E3VB0013Mambo Del Crow
E3VB0014Indian Club

Shorty Rogers - Cool And Crazy   RCA Victor LPM-3138

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 as Art Salt, Bud Shank, alto sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor sax; Bob Cooper, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 26, and April 2, 1953

Coup De Graas
Infinity Promenade
Short Stop
Boar Jibu
Contours Tale Of An African Lobster
Chiquito Loco
Sweetheart Of Sigmund Freud

Art Pepper - Discoveries: The Savoy Sessions   Savoy SJL 2217   1977

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953

D6058-2Chili Pepper (take 2)
D6059-6Susie The Poodle (take 6)
D6060-1Everything Happens To Me (take 1)
D6061-9Tickle Toe (take 9)

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Paul Ballerina, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954

D6301-4Nutmeg (take 4)
D6304-3Cinnamon (take 3)
D6305-2What's New (take 2)

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.

D6306-3Thyme Time (take 3)
D6307-3Straight Life (take 3)
D6308-2Art's Oregano (take 2)
D6309-2The Way You Look Tonight (take 2)

Art Pepper - Rediscoveries   Savoy Jazz SJL 1170   1986

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Whitlock, bass; Bobby White, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953

D6058-3Chili Pepper (take 3)
D6058-5Chili Pepper (take 5)
D6059-3Susie The Poodle (take 3)
D6059-5Susie The Poodle (take 5)
D6060-2Everything Happens To Me (take 2)
D6060-3Everything Happens To Me (take 3)
D6060-6Everything Happens To Me (take 6)

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Paul Ballerina, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954

D6301-6Nutmeg (take 6)
D6301-7Nutmeg (take 7)
D6304-2Cinnamon (take 2)
D6305-1What's New (take 1)

Art Pepper, alto sax; Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Larry Bunker, drums.

D6306-1Thyme Time (take 1)
D6307-1Straight Life (take 1)
D6308-1Art's Oregano (take 1)

Art Pepper With The Sonny Clark Trio - Straight-Ahead Jazz Volume One   Straight Ahead Jazz SAJ-1001   1978

Art Pepper, alto sax #1-3,5,6; Sonny Clark, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Bobby White, drums.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953

1.Brown Gold
2.These Foolish Things
3.Tickle Toe
4.Tenderly
5.Strike Up The Band
6.Night And Day

** part of Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Holiday Flight - Lighthouse 1953, Venus (J) TKCZ-79005 in 1993. and of Art Pepper Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark Live At The Lighthouse '53, Vantage (J) NOCD-5629. and of Art Pepper With Sonny Clark - Live At The Lighthouse 1953 - Holiday Flight, SSJ (J) XQAM-1624/5 in 2013.

Art Pepper Quartet - Straight Ahead Jazz Vol. Two   Straight Ahead Jazz SAJ-1004   1978

Art Pepper, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Howard Rumsey, bass #2; Harry Babasin, bass #1,3,4, cello #2; Bobby White, drums; John Levine, congas #2.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953

1.Deep Purple
2.Bluebird
3.S' Wonderful
4.Pennies From Heaven

** part of Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Holiday Flight - Lighthouse 1953, Venus (J) TKCZ-79005 in 1993. and of Art Pepper Quartet Featuring Sonny Clark Live At The Lighthouse '53, Vantage (J) NOCD-5629. and of Art Pepper With Sonny Clark - Live At The Lighthouse 1953 - Holiday Flight, SSJ (J) XQAM-1624/5 in 2013.

Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio Vol. 2   Straight Ahead Jazz (J) 24EL6006   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Harry Babasin, bass; Bobby White, drums.

The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953

Holiday Flight

Shelly Manne & His Men Volume 1 - The West Coast Sound   Contemporary C3507   1956

Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Art Pepper as Art Salt, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Radio Recorders' Annex, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 1953

LK341La Mucura
LK340You And The Night And The Music
LK342Gazelle
LK339Mallets

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-152 in 1984, OJCCD-152-2 in 1988.

1956 (age 31)

Shorty Rogers And His Giants - The Big Shorty Rogers Express   RCA Victor LPM-1350   1956

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 sax; Bill Holman, Jack Montrose, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Ralph Pena, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 5, 1956

Pay The Piper
At Home With Sweets
Pink Squirrel
Blues Express

Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers And Others   Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H   1978

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

Tynan Time
Minor Yours

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957

Didi
Diablo's Dance

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 3   World Pacific JWC-507   1958

Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

Ol' Croix (as Old Croix)

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Little Girl

Various Artists - Solo Flight   Pacific Jazz JWC-505   1957

Art Pepper, alto sax; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

I Can't Give You Anything But Love

** also released on World Pacific JWC-505 in 1958.

The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper   Mosaic MR3-105   1983

Art Pepper, alto sax; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same session.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

The Great Lie

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957

Popo (alternate take)

Various Artists - The Blues Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel   World Pacific JWC-509   1958

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

The Route

The Playboy Jazz All-Stars Vol. 2   Playboy PB #1958   1958

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same session.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

Sonny Boy

Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo   World Pacific JWC-513   1959

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Stan Levey, drums.: same session.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956

The Route (edited version)

** also released on World Pacific STEREO-1021 in 1959.

The Return Of Art Pepper   Jazz: West JWLP-10   1957

Jack Sheldon, trumpet #1,2,4-7,9,10; Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1956

1. IM-3827Pepper Returns
2. IM-3828Broadway
3. IM-3829You Go To My Head
4. IM-3830Angel Wings
5. IM-3831Funny Blues
6. IM-3832Five More
7. IM-3833Minority
8. IM-3834Patricia
9. IM-3835Mambo De La Pinta
10. IM-3836Walkin' Out Blues

** also released on Score SLP-4032 in 1958; Jazz: West (J) GXF-3127 in 1979.

The Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper   Tampa TP 28

Art Pepper, alto sax; Marty Paich, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Frank Capp, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1956

What's Right For You
You And The Night And The Music
Sidewinder
Abstract Art
Over The Rainbow
All The Things You Are
Pitfall
Melancholy Madeline
Marty's Blues

** also released on Tampa TP 28 (later). and on Art Pepper, Marty Paich - Chile Pepper, Charlie Parker PLP 829, PLP 829S.

Hoagy Carmichael - Hoagy Sings Carmichael   Pacific Jazz PJ-1223   1957

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Jimmy Zito, bass trumpet; Harry Klee, Art Pepper, alto sax; Mort Friedman, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Hoagy Carmichael, vocal; Johnny Mandel, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956

Georgia On My Mind
New Orleans
Baltimore Oriole

Ralph Pena, bass; replaces Mondragon.

Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956

Memphis In June
Two Sleepy People
Lazy River

Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn, trumpet; Jimmy Zito, bass trumpet; Harry Klee, Art Pepper, alto sax; Mort Friedman, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Nick Fatool, drums; Hoagy Carmichael, vocal; Johnny Mandel, arranger, conductor.

Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1956

Winter Moon
Skylark
ST-1889Rockin' Chair
ST-1890Ballad In Blue

** also released on World Pacific PJ-1223 in 1958; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2 in 1988.

Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!   World Pacific WP-1257   1959

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Jimmy Zito, bass trumpet; Harry Klee, Art Pepper, alto sax; Mort Friedman, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Johnny Mandel, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956

Georgia On My Mind (instrumental)

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957

Bunny

** also released on World Pacific JWC-514 in 1959?, STEREO-1015 in 1959.

Cy Touff - Havin' A Ball   World Pacific PJM-410   1958

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Jimmy Zito, bass trumpet; Harry Klee, Art Pepper, alto sax; Mort Friedman, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Ralph Pena, bass; Irv Cottler, drums; Johnny Mandel, arranger, conductor; + overdubs: Bill Holman, tenor sax.

Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1958

Lazy River

** also released on World Pacific WPM-410 in 1958.

Chet Baker Big Band   Pacific Jazz PJ-1229   1957

Chet Baker, Conte Candoli, Norman Faye, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, Phil Urso, tenor sax; Bobby Timmons, piano; James Bond, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1956

A Foggy Day
Darn That Dream
ST-1898Tenderly

** also released on World Pacific PJ-1229 in 1958.

Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys   World Pacific PJ-1234   1958

Chet Baker, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Phil Urso, tenor sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Lawrence Marable, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1956

For Minors Only
Minor Yours
Resonant Emotions
Tynan Time
Picture Of Heath
For Miles And Miles
C.T.A.

** also released on Chet Baker, Art Pepper, Phil Urso - Picture Of Heath, Pacific Jazz PJ-18 in 1961.

Russell Garcia, Warne Marsh, Marty Paich, Billy Ussleton, John Towner, Med Flory - A Notable Exhibition By West Coast Jazz Artists - Modern Jazz Gallery   Kapp KXL-5001

Buddy Childers, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Tommy Pederson, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Max Bennett, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Russell Garcia, conductor, arranger.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 2, 1956

Music City
Fish Tail
Smoggy Day
Los Angeles River

The Art Pepper Quartet   Tampa RS 1001

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956

Art's Opus
I Surrender, Dear
Diane
Pepper Pot
Besame Mucho
Blues At Twilight
Val's Pal

** also released on Tampa TP 20; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-816-2.

The Art Pepper Quartet   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-816-2

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.: same session.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956

Pepper Pot (alternate take)
Blues At Twilight (alternate take)
Val's Pal (take 1)
Val's Pal (take 4)
Val's Pal (take 5)

** originally released on Tampa RS 1001 + 5 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!   Contemporary S7630   1972

Art Pepper, alto sax; Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956

I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
All The Things You Are
What's New
Tickle Toe

Art Pepper, alto sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1957

The Man I Love

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmie Cobb, drums.

Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 29, 1960

The Way You Look Tonight

Art Pepper, alto sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, November 23 and 25, 1960

Autumn Leaves

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-389 in 1989, OJCCD-389-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-389-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956

I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alternate take)
All The Things You Are (alternate take)

** originally released on Contemporary S7630 in 1972 + 2 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper With Warne Marsh   Contemporary (J) VICJ-23640   1991

Art Pepper, alto sax; Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Gary Frommer, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956

Avalon
Warnin' (take 1)
Warnin' (take 2)
Stomping At The Savoy

Bill Perkins, Art Pepper, Richie Kamuca - Just Friends   Pacific Jazz PJM-401   1957

Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Radio Recorders' Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956

A Foggy Day
Diane-A-Flow
What Is This Thing Called Love
Zenobia

** also released on World Pacific WPM-401 in 1958.

The Ted Brown Sextet Featuring Warne Marsh And Art Pepper - Free Wheeling   Vanguard VRS-8515   1957

Art Pepper, alto sax; Ted Brown, Warne Marsh, tenor sax; Ronnie Ball, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Jeff Morton, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 21, 1956

Aretha
Long Gone
Once We Were Young
Foolin' Myself
Avalon
On A Slow Boat To China
Crazy She Calls Me
Broadway
Arrival

Art Pepper - Modern Art   Intro ILP-606   1957

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano #1,2,5; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums #1,2,5.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1956

1. RR2783 | IM-3837What Is This Thing Called Love
2. RR2784 | IM-3838Stompin' At The Savoy
3. RR2785 | IM-3839Blues In
4. RR2785 | IM-3841Blues Out
5. RR2786 | IM-3840Bewitched

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.

Master Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1957

MR2804 | IM-3842When You're Smiling
MR2805 | IM-3843Cool Bunny
MR2806 | IM-3844Diane's Dilemma

** also released on Score SLP-4030 in 1958; Intro (J) LNJ-70080 in 1976, (J) GXF-3129 in 1979.

1957

Joe Morello - Collections   Intro ILP-608   1957

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes #1-3; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Joe Morello, drums.

United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957

1. IM-3845Tenor Blooz
2. IM-3846You're Driving Me Crazy
3. IM-3849Pepper Steak
4. IM-3773Yardbird Suite
5. IM-5031Straight Life

** also released on Art Pepper With The Red Norvo Trio, Score SLP-4031 in 1958.

Art Pepper - Early Art   Blue Note BN-LA591-H2   1976

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.

Master Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1957

Diane's Dilemma (alternate take) (as Blues Out)

The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings Volume Two - Modern Art   Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2   1988

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.: same session.

Master Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1957

MR2807Summertime

Art Pepper, alto sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.

Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957

AA2874Begin The Beguine (alternate take)
AA2876-2Webb City (alternate take)
AA2879-10 | IM-3861?Fascinatin' Rhythm (take 2)

Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section   Contemporary C3532   1957

Art Pepper, alto sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, January 19, 1957

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Red Pepper Blues
Imagination
Waltz Me Blues
Straight Life
Jazz Me Blues
Tin Tin Deo
Star Eyes
Birks Works

** also released on Stereo S7018 in 1958; Contemporary S7532; Original Jazz Classics OJC-338 in 1988, OJCCD-338-2 in 1988.

Art Pepper, Sonny Criss, Bud Shank - The Altoman   Vantage (J) NLP-5005   1991

Art Pepper, alto sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Frankie Capp, drums; Bobby Troup, host.

KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #30. 1957-#4, January 28, 1957

Cherokee
Over The Rainbow
What Is This Thing Called Love

Quincy Jones - Go West, Man!   ABC-Paramount ABC-186   1957

Benny Carter, Herb Geller, Charlie Mariano, Art Pepper, alto sax; Lou Levy, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Quincy Jones, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 26, and March 1, 1957

Dancin' Pants
Be My Guest
King Road Blues

The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings Volume Three - The Art Of Pepper   Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2   1988

Art Pepper, alto sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.

Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957

AA2871-4 | IM-3979Holiday Flight

Art Pepper - Omega Alpha   Blue Note LT-1064   1981

Art Pepper, alto sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.: same session.

Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957

AA2872-1 | IM-3980Too Close For Comfort
AA2874-5 | IM-3858Begin The Beguine
AA2876 | IM-3859Webb City
AA2877-1 | IM-3857/3860Summertime
AA2880-3 | IM-3981Body And Soul
AA2885-6 | IM-3982Surf Ride

Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper Vol. II   Overseas (J) ULS-1534-V   1973

Art Pepper, alto sax; Carl Perkins, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums.: same session.

Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957

AA2873-1 | IM-3855Long Ago And Far Away
AA2875-3 | IM-3856I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
AA2879 | IM-3854?Fascinatin' Rhythm
AA2881-7 | IM-3853Without A Song
AA2884-2 | IM-3852The Breeze And I

Various Artists - Showcase For Modern Jazz   Decca DL 8679

Bob Cooper, oboe, tenor sax; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Claude Williamson, piano; Howard Lucraft, guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957

California Zephyr
Two-Part Contention
Midnight Sun

The John Graas Nonet - Jazzmantics   Decca DL 8677   1958

Conte Candoli, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Buddy Collette, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1957

Midnight Sun
Petite Poem
Jazz Overture

Conte Candoli, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Buddy Collette, baritone sax; Paul Moer, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957

Jazz Chorale
Will Success Spoil Rock N' Roll?
Id

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 4   World Pacific JWC-510   1958

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957

Popo

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast Vol. 5   World Pacific JWC-511   1959

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957

Powder Puff

** also released on World Pacific STEREO-1031 in 1959.

Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper   Blue Note CDP 7 97194 2

Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Holman, tenor sax; Bud Shank, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Monte Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Shorty Rogers, arranger, conductor.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957

Diablo's Dance (alternate take)

John Graas - Coup De Graas   EmArcy MG-36117   1957

Conte Candoli, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe; Buddy Collette, baritone sax, flute; Paul Moer, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Larry Bunker, drums, xylophone, tympani.

Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957

15631Blocksounds
15632Blues Street
15633Van Nuis Indeed

Pete Candoli, trumpet #1,2; John Graas, French horn; Red Callender, tuba #1-3; Art Pepper, alto sax #1-3, tenor sax #4,5; Bob Cooper, tenor sax, oboe #1-3; Buddy Collette, baritone sax, flute #1-3; Paul Moer, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Larry Bunker, drums, xylophone, tympani.

Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1957

1. 15634Development
2. 15635Land Of Broken Toys
3. 15636Swing Nicely
4. 15637Walkin' Shoes
5. 15638Rogeresque

** also released on John Graas!, EmArcy SR-80020 in 1958; Mercury MG-20533, SR-60210 in 1960.

Jack Sheldon Arrives   Gene Norman Presents GNP 45

Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Stu Williamson, valve trombone; Herb Geller, Art Pepper, alto sax; Harold Land, tenor sax; Paul Moer, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957

Sunset Eyes
Julie Is Her Name
J.S.
Aplomb
Anyhow

** also released on Jack's Groove, Gene Norman Presents GNP 60. and on Play, Buddy, Play!, Gene Norman Presents GNPS 2029. and on Jack Sheldon And His All Star Band, GNP Crescendo GNPS 9036 in 1976. and on Jack Sheldon And His All Stars, GNP Crescendo GNPD 2276.

Art Pepper - Mucho Calor   Andex A 3002

Conte Candoli, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Ben Tucker, bass; Chuck Flores, drums; Jack Costanzo, Mike Pacheco, percussion.

Los Angeles, CA, October, 1957

Mucho Calor
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

** also released on Andex S 3002.

1958

John Graas - International Premiere In Jazz   Andex A 3003   1985

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen as Bob Envoldsen, trombone; John Graas, French horn; Buddy Collette, flute, clarinet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Paul Moer, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes; John Graas, composer.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958

Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part I
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part II - (Medium Fast)
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part III - (Slow In 6/4)

** also released on Andex S 3003. and on International Premiere In Jazz With Art Pepper And Bill Perkins, V.S.O.P. #65 CD.

John Graas - International Premiere In Jazz With Art Pepper And Bill Perkins   V.S.O.P. #65 CD

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen as Bob Envoldsen, trombone; John Graas, French horn; Buddy Collette, flute, clarinet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Paul Moer, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Larry Bunker, drums, vibes; John Graas, composer.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1958

Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part I
-
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part IIB
-

** originally released on International Premiere In Jazz, Andex A 3003 in 1985 + 4 bonus tracks.

Buddy DeFranco, Art Pepper - Sessions, Live   Calliope CAL 3015   1976

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Larry Bunker, piano; Don Payne, bass; Chuck Flores, drums; Bobby Troup, host.

KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #91. 1958-#13, March 31, 1958

All The Things You Are

same session.

Everything Happens To Me

same session.

St. Louis Blues

1959

The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - The Broadway Bit   Warner Bros. W 1296

Frank Beach, trumpet; Stu Williamson, trumpet, valve trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone, tenor sax; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, baritone sax; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes, percussion; Marty Paich, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, early 1959

B10339Too Close For Comfort
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

** also released on Warner Bros. WS 1296. and on Marty Paich Big Band - The New York Scene, Discovery DS-844 in 1982.
** part of Moanin', Discovery DSCD-962 in 1989.

Art Pepper + Eleven   Contemporary M3568   1959

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax, clarinet; plus Pete Candoli, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Dick Nash, trombone; Vince De Rosa, French horn; Herb Geller, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Enevoldsen, tenor sax, valve trombone; Med Flory, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1959

Opus De Funk
'Round Midnight
Walkin' Shoes
Airegin

plus Al Porcino, trumpet; Bud Shank, alto sax; replaces Candoli, Geller.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1959

Groovin' High
Shawnuff
Anthropology
Donna Lee

plus Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; replaces Shank, Perkins.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1959

Move
Four Brothers
Bernie's Tune
Walkin'

** also released on Contemporary S7568 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJC-341 in 1988, OJCCD-341-2 in 1988.

Art Pepper + Eleven   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-341-2   1988

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax, clarinet; plus Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Dick Nash, trombone; Vince De Rosa, French horn; Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bob Enevoldsen, tenor sax, valve trombone; Med Flory, baritone sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.: plus Bud Shank, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; replaces Kennedy, Kamuca.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1959

Donna Lee (alternate take)

plus Charlie Kennedy, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; replaces Shank, Perkins.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1959

Walkin' (alternate take 1)
Walkin' (alternate take 2)

** originally released on Contemporary M3568 in 1959 + 3 bonus tracks.

Dave Pell - The Big Small Bands   Capitol T/ST-1309   1960

Frank Beach, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Arthur Maebe, French horn; Phil Stephens, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Dave Pell, tenor sax; Marty Berman, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano; Buddy Clark, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1959

31342Walkin' Shoes
31343Boplicity
31344Popo

Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Giuffre   Verve MGV-8311   1959

Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Richie Kamuca, tenor sax; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Herb Ellis, Jim Hall, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959

26285-5Goose Geese
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

** also released on Verve MGVS-6045 in 1959.

Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot   Contemporary M3565   1959

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; Jimmie Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Jack Marshall, rhythm guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 30 and 31, 1959

Some Like It Hot
I Wanna Be Loved By You
Sweet Sue
Runnin' Wild
Sweet Georgia Brown
Down Among The Sheltering Palms
Sugar Blues
By The Beautiful Sea

** also released on Contemporary S7565 in 1959; Original Jazz Classics OJC-168 in 1984, OJCCD-168-2 in 1988.

Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-168-2   1988

Joe Gordon, trumpet; Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; Jimmie Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Jack Marshall, rhythm guitar; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 30 and 31, 1959

Sweet Sue (alternate track)
Runnin' Wild (alternate track)

** originally released on Contemporary M3565 in 1959 + 2 bonus tracks.

Mel Torme With The Meltones - Back In Town   Verve MGV-2120   1959

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Marty Paich, piano, organ, celeste, arranger; 5 unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Mel Torme, vocal; The Mel-Tones: Sue Allen, Tom Kenny, Ginny O'Connor, Bernie Parke, chorus; unidentified orchestra.

Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 28 and 29, 1959

26374-11Makin' Whoopee!
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

** also released on Verve MGVS-6063 in 1960.

The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - I Get A Boot Out Of You   Warner Bros. W 1349   1959

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; George Roberts, bass trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; Victor Feldman, vibes; Russ Freeman, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Marty Paich, leader.

Los Angeles, CA, June 30, and July 2, 7, 1959

B10810It Don't Mean A Thing
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

** also released on Warner Bros. WS 1349. and on Marty Paich Band Featuring Art Pepper, Jack Sheldon And Victor Feldman - I Get A Boot Out Of You, Discovery DS-829 in 1981.
** part of Moanin', Discovery DSCD-962 in 1989.

Joanie Sommers - Positively The Most!   Warner Bros. W 1346

Art Pepper, alto sax; Joanie Sommers, vocal; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, June, 1959

Heart And Soul
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Something I Dreamed Last Night
So In Love
Oh, But I Do
Squeeze Me

** also released on Warner Bros. WS 1346.

Andre Previn, Gerry Mulligan, Carmen McRae - The Subterraneans   MGM E/SE-3812   1960

Jack Sheldon, trumpet #1-5,8; Art Farmer, trumpet #1-7; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone #1-5; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax #1-5; Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax #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, vocal #1-5; unidentified orchestra, #1-5.

Los Angeles, CA, summer 1959

1.Why Are We Afraid
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

Toni Harper - Lady Lonely   RCA Victor LPM-2092

Art Pepper, alto sax; Toni Harper, vocal; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 16 and 28, 1959

Lady Lonely
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

Jesse Belvin - Mr. Easy   RCA Victor LPM-2105

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Jesse Belvin, vocal; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1959

Something Happens To Me
The Best Is Yet To Come
Let There Be Love
It's All Right With Me

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 1959

In The Still Of The Night
Blues In The Night
I'll Buy You A Star
Makin' Whoopee!

1960

Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley   Verve MGV-2132   1960

Al Porcino, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; Marty Paich, piano, arranger; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums; Mel Torme, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 1960

23045-9 | 64VK325Too Close For Comfort
23046Once In Love With Amy
23047Whatever Lola Wants
23048Hello, Young Lovers

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 4, 1960

23071-9Too Darn Hot
23072-5A Sleepin' Bee
23073-8All I Need Is A Girl
23074-5Lonely Town

same personnel.

Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960

23085-19The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
23086-15 | 64VK326On The Street Where You Live
23087-5 | 64VK321Just In Time
23088-4Old Devil Moon

** also released on Verve MGVS-6146 in 1960.

Art Pepper - Gettin' Together!   Contemporary M3573   1960

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmie Cobb, drums; plus Conte Candoli, trumpet #1,2,5.

Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 29, 1960

1.Whims Of Chambers
2.Bijou The Poodle
3.Why Are We Afraid?
4.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
5.Rhythm-a-ning
6.Diane
7.Gettin' Together

** also released on Contemporary S7573 in 1960; Original Jazz Classics OJC-169 in 1984, OJCCD-169-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - Gettin' Together!   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-169-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmie Cobb, drums.

Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, February 29, 1960

Gettin' Together (alternate take)

** originally released on Contemporary M3573 in 1960 + 2 bonus tracks.

Ethel Azama - Cool Heat   Liberty LRP-3142

Art Pepper, alto sax; Ethel Azama, vocal; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, February, 1960

Johnny One Note
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

The Hi-Lo's - All Over The Place   Columbia CL 1509   1960

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, Dicky Wells, trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; 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 Capri
My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua, Hawaii

** also released on Columbia CS 8300 in 1960.

Toni Harper - Night Mood   RCA Victor LPM-2253

Art Pepper, alto sax; Toni Harper, vocal; unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1960

In The Still Of The Night
Paradise
Saturday Night
A Sleepin' Bee
You And The Night And The Music

Shorty Rogers - The Swingin' Nutcracker   RCA Victor LPM-2110

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 sax; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, May 17, 1960

Flowers For The Cats
Blue Reeds
Pass The Duke
Six Pax

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 sax; Bud Shank, alto sax, flute; Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Lou Levy, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 1960

Snowball
China Where
Like Nutty Overture

The Marty Paich Piano Quartet - Lush, Latin & Cool   RCA Victor LPM-2259   1961

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, Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 1960

L2PB0668Little Rock Getaway
L2PB0669Boogie Woogie On Handy's St. Louis Blues
L2PB0670One O'Clock Jump
L2PB0671Honky Tonk Train

** also released on RCA Victor LSP-2259 in 1961.

Henry Mancini - Combo!   RCA Victor LPM-2258   1961

Pete Candoli, trumpet; Dick Nash, trombone; Art Pepper, clarinet; Ted Nash, alto sax, flute; Ronny Lang, baritone sax, flute; Larry Bunker, vibes; Johnny Williams, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Rolly Bundock, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Ramon Rivers, congas.

RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Los Angeles, CA, June 14, 17 and 21, 1960

Moanin'
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

** also released on RCA Victor LSP-2258 in 1961.

Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!   Contemporary M3582   1961

Helen Humes, vocal; Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Teddy Edwards, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 6 and 7, 1960

Don't Worry 'Bout Me
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

** also released on Contemporary S7582 in 1961; Original Jazz Classics OJC-171 in 1984, OJCCD-171-2 in 1988.

Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-171-2   1988

Helen Humes, vocal; Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Teddy Edwards, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; Andre Previn, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.: same session.

Contemporary Records' studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 6 and 7, 1960

Don't Worry 'Bout Me (alternate take)

** originally released on Contemporary M3582 in 1961 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper Quintet - Smack Up   Contemporary M3602   1962

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, October 24 and 25, 1960

Smack Up
Las Cuevas De Mario
A Bit Of Basie
How Can You Lose
Maybe Next Year
Tears Inside

** also released on Contemporary S7602 in 1962; Original Jazz Classics OJC-176 in 1984, OJCCD-176-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper Quintet - Smack Up   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-176-2   1989

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.: same session.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, October 24 and 25, 1960

Solid Citizens (take 33)
Solid Citizens (take 37)

** originally released on Contemporary M3602 in 1962 + 2 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - Intensity   Contemporary M3607   1963

Art Pepper, alto sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, November 23 and 25, 1960

I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
I Love You
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Long Ago (And Far Away)
Gone With The Wind
I Wished On The Moon
Too Close For Comfort

** also released on Contemporary S7607 in 1963; Original Jazz Classics OJC-387 in 1989, OJCCD-387-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - Intensity   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-387-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.: same session.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, November 23 and 25, 1960

Five Points

** originally released on Contemporary M3607 in 1963 + 1 bonus track.

1961

Helyne Stewart - Love Moods   Contemporary M3601   1962

Helyne Stewart, vocal; accompanied by Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Frank Rosolino, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Contemporary Records, Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1961

Love Is Here To Stay
The Man I Love
How Deep Is The Ocean (How High Is The Sky)
My Silent Love

** also released on Contemporary S7601 in 1962; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1020-2 in 1999.

1964

Art Pepper Quartet '64 In San Francisco   Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-402

Art Pepper, alto sax; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Hersh Hamel, bass; Bill Goodwin, drums.

Jazz Casual Show, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 1964

The Trip
D Section
Junior Cat (as Groupin')

same personnel.

San Francisco, CA, June, 1964

Summer Night
Sonnymoon For Two

Frankie Randall Sings & Swings   RCA Victor LPM-2967   1965

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, John Halliburton, George Roberts, trombone; Bill Hood, Charlie Kennedy, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, sax; Don Trenner, piano; Bill Pittman, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Larry Bunker, Mike Pacheco, percussion; Frankie Randall, vocal; 10 violins, 4 violas, 4 celli, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1964

My Kind Of Town
One Morning In May
On The Other Side Of The Tracks
More

** also released on RCA Victor LSP-2967 in 1965; SSJ (J) YKCJ-308 in 2006.

Frankie Randall Sings & Swings   SSJ (J) YKCJ-308   2006

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, John Halliburton, George Roberts, trombone; Bill Hood, Charlie Kennedy, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, sax; Don Trenner, piano; Bill Pittman, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Larry Bunker, Mike Pacheco, percussion; Frankie Randall, vocal; 10 violins, 4 violas, 4 celli, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.: same session.

RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1964

Bewitched

** originally released on RCA Victor LPM-2967 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

1965 (age 40)

Frankie Randall - At It Again!   RCA Victor LPM-3364   1965

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Bob Enevoldsen, Vern Friley, John Halliburton, George Roberts, trombone; Bill Hood, Charlie Kennedy, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, unknown, sax; Don Trenner, piano; Bill Pittman, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Larry Bunker, Mike Pacheco, percussion; Frankie Randall, vocal; 10 violins, 4 violas, 4 celli, Marty Paich, arranger, conductor.

RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1965

(I Stayed) Too Long At The Fair
The More I See You
The Rules Of The Road
Next Time

** also released on RCA Victor LSP-3364 in 1965; SSJ (J) XQAM-1028 in 2007.

1968

The Buddy Rich Big Band - Mercy, Mercy   Pacific Jazz ST-20133   1968

David Culp, Kenneth Faulk, Al Porcino, William Prince, trumpet; Richard Stepton, Jim Trimble, trombone; Peter Graves, bass trombone; Charles Owens, Art Pepper, alto sax; Pat LaBarbera, Don Menza, tenor sax; John Laws, baritone sax; 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, Mercy
Preach And Teach
Channel 1 Suite
Big Mama Cass
Goodbye Yesterday
Acid Truth
Alfie
Ode To Billie Joe

** also released on Pacific Jazz 7243 8 54331 2 2 in 1997.

The Buddy Rich Big Band - Mercy, Mercy   Pacific Jazz 7243 8 54331 2 2   1997

David Culp, Kenneth Faulk, Al Porcino, William Prince, trumpet; Richard Stepton, Jim Trimble, trombone; Peter Graves, bass trombone; Charles Owens, Art Pepper, alto sax; Pat LaBarbera, Don Menza, tenor sax; John Laws, baritone sax; Joe Azarello, piano; Walter Namuth, guitar; Gary Walters, Fender bass, string bass; Buddy Rich, drums.: same session.

Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV, July 7, 1968

Chavala
Mr. Lucky
Chelsea Bridge

** originally released on Pacific Jazz ST-20133 in 1968 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's Vol. 1   Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-5001

Art Pepper, alto sax; Joe Romano, tenor sax; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Nick Ceroli, drums.

Donte's, North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968

Groupin'
Lover Come Back To Me

** part of Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's 1968, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1039.

Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's 1968   Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1039

Art Pepper, alto sax; Joe Romano, tenor sax; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Nick Ceroli, drums.: same session.

Donte's, North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968

Art Pepper Introduces The Musicians
Stompin' At The Savoy
Blues Rock

** same as Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's Vol. 1, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-5001 + Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's Vol. 2, FSR-5002 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's Vol. 2   Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-5002

Art Pepper, alto sax; Joe Romano, tenor sax; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Nick Ceroli, drums.: same session.

Donte's, North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968

Everything Happens To Me
Cherokee

** part of Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's 1968, Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1039.

1973

Mike Vax - Evil Eyes   Artco LP 117

Mike Vax, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Pepper, alto sax; unidentified big band.

Los Angeles, CA, July 6 and 7, 1973

Evil Eyes
If Is Anything Still There
Passage West
Joe's Inn
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Beginnings
West Side Story Medley

1975 (age 50)

Art Pepper Memorial Collection Vol. 3 - I'll Remember April   Trio (J) PAP-25041

Art Pepper, alto sax; Tommy Gumina, polychord; Fred Atwood, bass; Jimmie Smith, drums.

Foothill College, Los Angeles, CA, February 14, 1975

Foothill Blues
I'll Remember April
Here's That Rainy Day
Cherokee

** also released on I'll Remember April, Storyville (D) SLP 4130, STCD 4130.

Hersh Hamel's Song Book Featuring Art Pepper   Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-120

Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Robinson, electric piano, synthesizer; Hersh Hamel, electric bass; Steve Strazzer, drums; Judy Brown, Brenda Burns, Linda McCrary, vocal.

Los Angeles, CA, summer 1975

Mr. Yes
Image Before You
Feels Good
Song Of Ecstacy
Come To Me
Dance Now

Art Pepper - Living Legend   Contemporary S7633   1976

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975

Ophelia
Here's That Rainy Day
What Laurie Likes
Mr. Yohe
Lost Life
Samba Mom-Mom

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-408 in 1989, OJCCD-408-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - Living Legend   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-408-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975

Samba Mom-Mom (alternate take)

** originally released on Contemporary S7633 in 1976 + 1 bonus track.

1976

Melanie - Photograph   Atlantic SD 18190   1976

Art Pepper, alto sax; 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, vocal; Dave Doran, Jim Drennan, Angelo Mauceri, Jay Wolfe, background vocal; 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 Blue

Art Farmer - On The Road   Contemporary S7636   1976

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Steve Ellington, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1976

Namely You

same personnel.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 1976

Downwind

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Art Pepper, alto sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1976

What Am I Here For?
Will You Still Be Mine?

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-478 in 1990, OJCCD-478-2 in 1990.

Art Pepper - The Trip   Contemporary S7638   1977

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 15 and 16, 1976

The Trip
A Song For Richard
Sweet Love Of Mine
Junior Cat
The Summer Knows
Red Car

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-410 in 1989, OJCCD-410-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - The Trip   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-410-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, September 15 and 16, 1976

The Trip (alternate take)

** originally released on Contemporary S7638 in 1977 + 1 bonus track.

Dolo Coker - California Hard   Xanadu 142   1977

Blue Mitchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; Dolo Coker, piano; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1976

Jumping Jacks
Gone With The Wind
Roots 4FB
Mr. Yohe
Tale Of Two Cities

** also released on Xanadu XCD 1229 in 1995.

1977

Art Pepper Memorial Collection Vol. 4 - A Night In Tunisia   Trio (J) PAP-25044

Art Pepper, alto sax; Smith Dobsen, piano; Jim Nichols, bass; Brad Bilhorn, drums.

Half Moon Bay, Japan, January 23, 1977

Mr. Yohe
The Trip
Lost Life
A Night In Tunisia

** also released on A Night In Tunisia, Storyville (D) SLP 4146, STCD 4146.

Art Pepper - No Limit   Contemporary S7639   1978

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1977

Rita-San
Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
My Laurie
Mambo De La Pinta

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-411 in 1989, OJCCD-411-2 in 1989.

Art Pepper - No Limit   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-411-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same session.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1977

No Limit

** originally released on Contemporary S7639 in 1978 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - First Live In Japan   Polydor (J) J00J 20390   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; Clare Fischer, keyboards; Rob Fisher, bass; Peter Riso, drums; Pancho Sanchez, percussion; and Cal Tjader, vibes #6-8; Bob Redfield, guitar #6-8.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 5, 1977

1.Introduction
2.Cherokee
3.The Spirit Is Here
4.Here's That Rainy Day
5.Straight Life
6.Manteca
7.Manha De Carnaval
8.Felicidade

Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-694-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

Blues For Heard

** originally released on Contemporary LP 7642 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard   Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/10/11   1980

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same session.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

But Beautiful
My Friend John

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Second Show), July 28, 1977

Valse Triste

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Third Show), July 28, 1977

The Trip
Blues For Les

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Fourth Show), July 29, 1977

You Go To My Head
Cherokee

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Seventh Show), July 30, 1977

Las Cuevas De Mario
Goodbye

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Ninth Show), July 30, 1977

Caravan
Labyrinth

Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions   Contemporary 9CCD-4417-2   1995

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

Cherokee
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Second Show), July 28, 1977

For Freddie
Live At The Vanguard
Caravan
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Fourth Show), July 29, 1977

Valse Triste
My Friend John
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Fifth Show), July 29, 1977

count-off and Blues For Heard
Anthropology
For Freddie
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Sixth Show), July 29, 1977

Las Cuevas De Mario
Stella By Starlight
Goodbye
Vanguard Max
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Seventh Show), July 30, 1977

count-off and Vanguard Max
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Eighth Show), July 30, 1977

My Friend John
Cherokee
Blues For Heard

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Ninth Show), July 30, 1977

count-off and For Freddie
More For Les
My Friend John

** same as Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard, Contemporary LP 7642 in 1980 + Friday Night At The Village Vanguard, LP 7643 in 1980 + Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard, LP 7644 in 1980 + More For Les: At The Village Vanguard Volume Four, C-7650 in 1985 + 30 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard Volume Four   Contemporary C-7650   1985

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Third Show), July 28, 1977

Over The Rainbow

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Fourth Show), July 29, 1977

No Limit

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Fifth Show), July 29, 1977

These Foolish Things

same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Second Set (Eighth Show), July 30, 1977

More For Les

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2 in 1992.
** part of The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions, Contemporary 9CCD-4417-2 in 1995.

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard Volume Four   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (First Show), July 28, 1977

Scrapple From The Apple

** originally released on Contemporary C-7650 in 1985 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-695-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, Third Set (Third Show), July 28, 1977

A Night In Tunisia

** originally released on Contemporary LP 7643 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-696-2   1992

Art Pepper, clarinet, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; George Mraz, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.: same personnel.

Village Vanguard, NYC, First Set (Seventh Show), July 30, 1977

For Freddie

** originally released on Contemporary LP 7644 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - San Francisco Samba   Contemporary CCD-14086-2   1997

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Michael Formanek, bass; Eddie Marshall, drums.

Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA, August 6 and 8, 1977

Blue Bossa
Art Meets Mr. Beautiful
Here's That Rainy Day
Samba Mom-Mom

Jerry Fielding - The Gauntlet (Soundtrack)   Warner Bros. BSK 3144

Jon Faddis, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax.

Los Angeles, CA, September 13 and 15, 1977

The Pick Up
Manipulation On The Center Divider

1978

Art Pepper Memorial Collection Vol. 1 - My Laurie   Trio (J) PAP-25037

Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; Bob Mugnusson, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

YBC TV Hall, Yamagata, Japan, March 14, 1978

Ophelia
Besame Mucho
My Laurie

** part of Live In Yamagata '78 - Not A Through Street, Tofrec (J) TFCL 88901/2.

Art Pepper Memorial Collection Vol. 2 - The Summer Knows   Trio (J) PAP-25038

Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; Bob Mugnusson, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same session.

YBC TV Hall, Yamagata, Japan, March 14, 1978

Caravan
The Trip
The Summer Knows
Red Car

** part of Live In Yamagata '78 - Not A Through Street, Tofrec (J) TFCL 88901/2.

Art Pepper - Among Friends   Interplay IP-7718   1978

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Mugnusson, bass; Frank Butler, drums.

United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1978

Among Friends
'Round About Midnight
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Blue Bossa
What Is This Thing Called Love
What's New
Besame Mucho
I'll Remember April

** also released on Flyright (E) FLY LP 211 in 1980; Trio (J) PAP-9129 in 1980; Discovery DS-837 in 1981, DSCD-837 in 1988; Interplay (J) 24EL6007 in 1989, TKCZ-79010 in 1993, ARTCD-18.

Art Pepper - Among Friends   Interplay (J) TKCZ-79010   1993

Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Mugnusson, bass; Frank Butler, drums.: same session.

United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1978

Blue Bossa (take 2)

** originally released on Interplay IP-7718 in 1978 + 1 bonus track.

Various Artists - Birds And Ballads   Galaxy (J) SMJ-9532-3   1980

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 and 5, 1978

Yardbird Suite (take 1)

same session.

Over The Rainbow (take 1)

Various Artists - Birds And Monks   Galaxy GCD-95002-2   1995

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same session.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 and 5, 1978

Yardbird Suite (take 2B)

** originally released on 5 Birds And A Monk, Galaxy GXY-5134 in 1981 + 5 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Ballads By Five   Galaxy GCD-95003-2   1997

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same session.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 and 5, 1978

Over The Rainbow (take 2)

** originally released on Ballads By Four, Galaxy GXY-5133 in 1981 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Today   Galaxy GXY-5119   1979

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Kenneth Nash, congas #2.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 and 2, 1978

1.Miss Who
2.Mambo Koyama
3.Lover Come Back To Me
4.Patricia
5.These Foolish Things
6.Chris's Blues

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-474 in 1990, OJCCD-474-2 in 1990.

Art Pepper Today   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-474-2   1990

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 and 2, 1978

These Foolish Things (alternate take)

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5119 in 1979 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings   Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2   1989

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.: same session.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 and 2, 1978

I Love You
Pepper Pot

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979

Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia (alternate take)

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 and 26, 1979

Landscape
Donna Lee (alternate take)
Blues For Blanche (alternate take B)

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979

Over The Rainbow
Mambo Koyama
Straight Life

same personnel.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979

True Blues
Avalon
Landscape
Sometime
Red Car
Mambo Koyama
Besame Mucho

Art Pepper, alto sax.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August 21, 1979

But Beautiful
When You're Smiling

Art Pepper, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979

Nature Boy (alternate take)

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Stanley Cowell, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Cecil McBee, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with Nate Rubin, concertmaster; Patrice Anderson, Audrey Desilva, Clifton Foster, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Greg Mazmanian, Dan Smiley, John Tenney, Emily Van Valkenburgh, violin; Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams, Sharon O'Connor, cello; Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman, arranger, conductor.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 and 4, 1980

Here's That Rainy Day (alternate take)
Winter Moon (alternate take)
When The Sun Comes Out (alternate take)

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981

Landscape (unedited version)

same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1981

Mambo Koyama
Landscape

same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981

For Freddie

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 13 and 14, 1982

A Night In Tunisia
Samba Mom-Mom
Last Thing Blues
Over The Rainbow (alternate take)
Body And Soul (alternate take)

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 and 12, 1982

Stardust
Darn That Dream
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (alternate take B)

1979

Art Pepper - New York Album   Galaxy GXY-5154   1985

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano #1-3; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums #1-3.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979

1.Straight, No Chaser (alternate take)
2.A Night In Tunisia
3.My Friend John
4.Duo Blues

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 and 26, 1979

Lover Man

Art Pepper - So In Love   Artists House AH 12   1980

Art Pepper, alto sax; Hank Jones, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979

Straight, No Chaser
Diane

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 and 26, 1979

Stardust
Blues For Blanche
So In Love

** also released on Artists House AH 9412 in 1980.

Bill Watrous Quintet - Funk'n Fun   Yupiteru Records (J) YJ25-7024   1979

Bill Watrous, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Magnason, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, March 26 and 27, 1979

Just Friends
Begin The Beguine
When Your Lover Has Gone
For Art's Sake
Funny Blues
Angel Eyes
P. Town

** also released on Dan (J) TKCB-71588 in 1999.

Art Pepper - Sideman   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1023   1983

Bill Watrous, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Bob Magnason, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same session.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, March 26 and 27, 1979

Angel Eyes (alternate take)
Funny Blues (alternate take)

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, February 21 and 22, 1980

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (alternate take)
Broadway (alternate take)

Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Bob Magnusson, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, February 26 and 27, 1980

Y.I. Blues (alternate take)

Bill Watrus, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1981

I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (alternate take)

Lee Konitz, Art Pepper, alto sax; Michael Lang, piano; Bob Magnusson, bass; John Dentz, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, January 18 and 19, 1982

S' Wonderful (alternate take)

Art Pepper - Artworks   Galaxy GXY-5148   1984

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 and 26, 1979

Blues For Blanche (alternate take A)
Donna Lee
Body And Soul
You Go To My Head
Anthropology
Desafinado

Art Pepper - Stardust   Artists House (J) VDJ-2008

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 and 26, 1979

Tin Tin Deo
Stardust (alternate take)
In A Mellotone
My Friend John (alternate take)

Elvin Jones - Very R.A.R.E.   Trio (J) PAP-9173   1979

Art Pepper, sax; Roland Hanna, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 14 and 20, 1979

Sweet Mama
Zange
Tin Tin Deo
The Witching Hour

** also released on Very Rare, Evidence ECD 22053-2 in 1993. and on Elvin Jones, Art Pepper - Very R.A.R.E., Venus (J) TKCZ-79030 in 1994.

Art Pepper - Landscape   Galaxy GXY-5128   1980

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979

True Blues
Avalon
Landscape
Sometime

same personnel.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979

Over The Rainbow
Straight Life

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-676-2.

Art Pepper - Landscape   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-676-2

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same personnel.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979

Mambo De La Pinta

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5128 in 1980 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Besame Mucho   Galaxy (J) VIJ-2372

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979

The Trip
Red Car
Besame Mucho

same personnel.

Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979

The Shadow Of Your Smile
Mambo De La Pinta

Kei Ishiguro - Ad Lib   Victor (J) SJX-20174   1980

Kei Ishiguro, vocal; with Art Pepper, alto sax; Hiromasa Suzuki, keyboards; Tsunehide Matsuki, guitar; Akira Okazawa, bass; Syuichi Murakami, drums.

JVC Studios, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979

Kurayami No Love Song

same session.

Konban O'hima

** also released on Victor (J) VICL-18150 in 1994.

Art Pepper - Straight Life   Galaxy GXY-5127   1979

Art Pepper, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Kenneth Nash, percussion #5.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979

1.Surf Ride
2.Nature Boy
3.Straight Life
4.September Song
5.Make A List

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJC-475 in 1990, OJCCD-475-2 in 1990.

Art Pepper - Straight Life   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-475-2   1990

Art Pepper, alto sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979

Long Ago And Far Away

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5127 in 1979 + 1 bonus track.

1980

Jack Nitzsche - Heart Beat (Soundtrack)   Capitol SOO-12029   1980

Art Pepper, alto sax; Alan Broadbent, conductor; Jack Nitzsche, music, producer.

Group IV Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1980

96472On The Road
96473Carolyn's Theme
96474Adagio For Strings
96475Three Americans
96476Jack's Theme
96477The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
96478I Love Her Too
96479Carolyn
96480Jam
96481Neal's Theme
96482901
96483Heart Beat

Jack Sheldon And His West Coast Friends - Angel Wings   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1001   1980

Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, February 21 and 22, 1980

Angel Wings
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Jack's Blues
Broadway
Historia De Un Amor
Minority

Pete Jolly And His West Coast Friends - Strike Up The Band   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1003   1980

Art Pepper, alto sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Bob Magnusson, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, February 26 and 27, 1980

Strike Up The Band
You Go To My Head
I Surrender Dear
Y.I. Blues
Night And Day
Everything Happens To Me
Out Of Nowhere

The Milcho Leviev Quartet - Blues For The Fisherman   Mole Jazz (E) MOLE 1   1980

Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London, England, June 27, 28 and 29, 1980

Make A List, Make A Wish
Sad, A Little Bit
Ophelia
Blues For The Fisherman

** also released on Mole Jazz (E) MOLE 1 PLUS in 1985.

The Milcho Leviev Quartet - True Blues   Mole Jazz (E) MOLE 5   1981

Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same session.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London, England, June 27, 28 and 29, 1980

True Blues
Goodbye
Y.I. Blues
Straight Life

Sonny Stitt And His West Coast Friends - Groovin' High   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1004   1980

Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt, alto sax; Lou Levy, piano; Chuck De Monico, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, July 28 and 29, 1980

Scrapple From The Apple
Wee
Bernie's Tune
How High The Moon
Walkin'
Groovin' High

Sonny Stitt And His West Coast Friends - Atlas Blues - "Blow! And Ballade"   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1007   1980

Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt, alto, tenor sax; Russ Freeman, piano; John Heard, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, July 30 and 31, 1980

Atlas Blues
Lester Leaps In
Autumn In New York
My Funny Valentine
Lover Man
Imagination

Art Pepper - Winter Moon   Galaxy GXY-5140   1982

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Stanley Cowell, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Cecil McBee, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with Nate Rubin, concertmaster; Patrice Anderson, Audrey Desilva, Clifton Foster, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Greg Mazmanian, Dan Smiley, John Tenney, Emily Van Valkenburgh, violin; Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams, Sharon O'Connor, cello; Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman, arranger, conductor.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 and 4, 1980

Our Song
Here's That Rainy Day
That's Love
Winter Moon
When The Sun Comes Out
Blues In The Night
The Prisoner

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-677-2.

Art Pepper - Winter Moon   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-677-2

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Stanley Cowell, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar; Cecil McBee, bass; Carl Burnett, drums; with Nate Rubin, concertmaster; Patrice Anderson, Audrey Desilva, Clifton Foster, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Greg Mazmanian, Dan Smiley, John Tenney, Emily Van Valkenburgh, violin; Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams, Sharon O'Connor, cello; Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman, arranger, conductor.: same session.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 and 4, 1980

Ol' Man River
Our Song (alternate take)
The Prisoner (alternate take)

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5140 in 1982 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - One September Afternoon   Galaxy GXY-5141   1982

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar #1,6; Cecil McBee, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 5, 1980

1.Mr. Big Falls His J.G. Hand
2.Close To You Alone
3.There Will Never Be Another You
4.Melolev
5.Goodbye Again!
6.Brazil

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-678-2.

Art Pepper - One September Afternoon   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-678-2

Art Pepper, alto sax; Stanley Cowell, piano; Howard Roberts, guitar #3; Cecil McBee, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 5, 1980

1.There Will Never Be Another You (alternate take)
2.Melolev (alternate take)
3.Goodbye, Again! (alternate take)

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5141 in 1982 + 3 bonus tracks.

Freddie Hubbard - Mistral   Eastworld (J) EWJ-80194

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet, flugelhorn; Phil Ranelin, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; 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, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 17, 18 and 19, 1980

Sunshine Lady
Eclipse
Blue Nights
Now I've Found Love
I Love You
Bring It Back Home

** also released on Liberty LT-1110 in 1981.

1981

Art Pepper - Live At Fat Tuesday's   Elemental Music (Eu) 5990427   2015

Art Pepper, alto sax; Milcho Leviev, piano; George Mraz, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Fat Tuesday's, NYC, April 15, 1981

Rhythm-a-ning
What Is This Thing Called Love?
Goodbye
Make A List, Make A Wish
Red Car

Shelly Manne And His Hollywood All Stars - Hollywood Jam   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1012   1981

Bill Watrus, trombone; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Pete Jolly, piano; Monty Budwig, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1981

Just Friends
These Foolish Things
Hollywood Jam Blues
Lover Come Back To Me
Limehouse Blues
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

Art Pepper With Duke Jordan In Copenhagen 1981   Galaxy 2GCD 8201-2   1996

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Duke Jordan, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 3, 1981

Blues Montmartre
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

Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989   Philology (It) W 100/101

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Pescara Jazz, Stadio Adriatico, Pescara, Italy, July 12, 1981

Cherokee

Art Pepper - Art Lives - The Maiden Voyage Sessions Vol. 2   Galaxy GXY-5145   1983

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981

Thank You Blues

same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981

Allen's Alley
Samba Mom-Mom
But Beautiful

Art Pepper - APQ - The Maiden Voyage Sessions Vol. 3   Galaxy GXY-5151   1984

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981

Valse Triste
What's New
Landscape (edited version)

same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981

Mambo Koyama

Art Pepper - Arthur's Blues   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-680-2

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981

Donna Lee

same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1981

Road Waltz
For Freddie
But Beautiful

same personnel.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981

Arthur's Blues

Art Pepper - Roadgame - The Maiden Voyage Sessions Vol. 1   Galaxy GXY-5142   1982

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same session.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981

Roadgame
Road Waltz
When You're Smiling
Everything Happens To Me

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-774-2 in 1993.

Art Pepper - Roadgame - The Maiden Voyage Sessions Vol. 1   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-774-2   1993

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.: same session.

Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981

Roadgame (alternate take)

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5142 in 1982 + 1 bonus track.

Art 'N' Zoot   Pablo PACD-2310-957-2   1995

Art Pepper, alto sax #1,2,6; Zoot Sims, tenor sax #1,3-6; Victor Feldman, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar #4,5; Ray Brown, bass #1,3-6; Charlie Haden, bass #2; Billy Higgins, drums.

Royce Hall, University Of California, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1981

1.Wee (Allen's Alley)
2.Over The Rainbow
3.In The Middle Of A Kiss
4.Broadway
5.The Girl From Ipanema
6.Breakdown Blues

1982 (aged 56)

Lee Konitz And His West Coast Friends - High Jingo   Atlas Record (J) LA27-1016   1982

Lee Konitz, Art Pepper, alto sax; Michael Lang, piano; Bob Magnusson, bass; John Dentz, drums.

Sage & Sound, Los Angeles, CA, January 18 and 19, 1982

S' Wonderful
Whims Of Chambers
A Minor Blues In F
This Can't Be Love
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Anniversary Song
Cherokee

Richie Cole - Return To Alto Acres   Palo Alto Jazz PA 8023

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Richie Cole, alto, baritone sax; Roger Kellaway, piano; Bob Magnusson, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1982

Return To Alto Acres
The Things We Did Last Summer
Art's Opus #2
A & R
Palo Alto Blues
Broadway

Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic   Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Richie Cole, alto, baritone sax; Roger Kellaway, piano; Bob Magnusson, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same session.

Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1982

Sleigh Ride

Art Pepper - Darn That Dream   Real Time RT 309

Art Pepper, alto sax; Joe Farrell, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Tony Dumas, bass; John Dentz, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1982

Section-8 Blues
Sweet Lorraine
Mode For Joe
Darn That Dream
Who Can I Turn To

Art Pepper, George Cables - Tete-A-Tete   Galaxy GXY-5147   1983

Art Pepper, alto sax; George Cables, piano.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 13 and 14, 1982

Over The Rainbow
Tete-A-Tete
Down That Dream
Body And Soul
The Way You Look Tonight
'Round Midnight
You Go To My Head

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-843-2.

Art Pepper, George Cables - Goin' Home   Galaxy GXY-5143   1982

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 and 12, 1982

Goin' Home
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

** also released on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-679-2.

Art Pepper, George Cables - Goin' Home   Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-679-2

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; George Cables, piano.: same session.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 and 12, 1982

You Go To My Head (alternate take)
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (alternate take A)

** originally released on Galaxy GXY-5143 in 1982 + 2 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Last Concert 1982 - Final Art   Tofrec (J) TFCL 88918

Art Pepper, alto sax, clarinet; Roger Kellaway, piano; David Williams, bass; Carl Burnett, drums.

Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 1982

Landscape
Ophelia
Mambo
Koyama
Over The Rainbow
When You're Smiling