Art Pepper – Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section: Craft (180g Stereo Vinyl LP)
Contemporary Records 70th Anniversary Series 180g Vinyl LP Reissue All-Analog Mastered from the Original Tapes by Bernie Grundman!
In the aftermath of Charlie Parker, no alto saxophonist blazed a more brilliant alternative path than Art Pepper, who forged a lyrical detour bypassing bebop despite his love of Bird. The L.A. native poured his tormented soul into his horn, recording a series of classic albums between stints in prison due to his addiction to heroin. His Contemporary sessions rank among his very best work.
Pepper’s first album Meets The Rhythm Section features his legendary sessions with the East Coast rhythm section for Miles Davis’s quintet. Originally released in 1957 and recorded by legendary engineer Roy DuNann this new edition features all-analog mastering from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman. The record is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP and presented in a Stoughton Old Style Tip-On Jacket.
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