Pepper and Gordon

Ullman, Michael A.
October 1977
New Republic;10/1/77, Vol. 177 Issue 14, p35
Focuses on saxophonists Art Pepper and Dexter Gordon. Features of Gordon's performance; Overview of Gordon's professional career in jazz; Artists who influenced Pepper's style of performance; Information on personality of Gordon; Report that Gordon is generally credited as being the first tenor player to incorporate adequately the style of artists like Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk; Focus on career rise of Gordon in his field; Information on success of Gordon; Report on Pepper; Information on imprisonment of Pepper; Focus on his music releases after he was out of prison.


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