TITLE

Pepper and Gordon

AUTHOR(S)
Ullman, Michael A.
PUB. DATE
October 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;10/1/77, Vol. 177 Issue 14, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9579763

 

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