Art Pepper’s Last Chorus

Listening to the Art Pepper CDs for the new batch of recommendations in Doug's Picks (center column) stimulated memories of time spent with Pepper not long before he died. The occasion was the basis of an article in Texas Monthly. Later, in slightly different form, it ended up as part of a chapter in Jazz Matters. Here it is as a bonus post--or as a marketing ploy for a twenty-year-old book that manages to stay in print--or as an excuse to show you an unusual picture. Art Pepper's Last … [Read more...]