Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics is a 1960 jazz big band album by saxophonist Art Pepper performing under the direction and arrangements of Marty Paich. The recording is one of several dates Pepper made with Paich and his big band in 1959 and is the only one with Pepper as leader.
By: Art Pepper (1959, Jazz). More albums from Art Pepper: New York Album by Art Pepper. Winter Moon by Art Pepper. Gettin’ Together! by Art Pepper. The Late Show by Art Pepper. View all albums . Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics). By: Art Pepper (1959, Jazz).
This release of Art Pepper + Eleven: Modern Jazz Classics is part of Fantasy's effort to release remastered masterpieces from its vaults. All of the alternate takes are released, as they have a several earlier offerings. The sonics of this release are exceptional. The drums and bass are clear and apparent and the space around Pepper and the other soloists is well defined. Visit Fantasy Records and Art Pepper on the web. Track Listing: Move; Groovin?
Altoist Art Pepper is joined by an 11-piece band playing Marty Paich arrangements of a dozen jazz standards from the bop and cool jazz era. Trumpeter Jack Sheldon has a few solos, but the focus is very much on the altoist who is in peak form for this period. Throughout, Pepper sounds quite inspired by Paich's charts which feature the band as an active part of the music rather than just in the background.
Posts About Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics. The recording focuses on Paich's big band arrangements of modern jazz classics, including Denzil Best's "Move," Thelonious Monk's "'Round Midnight," Gerry Mulligan's "Walkin' Shoes".
1. Move 2. Groovin' High 3. Opus De Funk 4. 'Round Midnight 5. Four Brothers 6. Shaw 'Nuff 7. Bernie's Tune 8. Walkin' Shoes 9. Anthropology 10. Airegin 11. Walkin' (Original Take) 12. Walkin' (Bonus Track) 13.
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics is a 1960 jazz big band album by saxophonist Art Pepper performing under the direction and arrangements of Marty Paich.
Written-By – Denzil Best
Written-By – Dizzy Gillespie
|A3||Opus De Funk
Written-By – Horace Silver
Written-By – Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk
Written-By – Jimmy Giuffre
Written-By – Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie
Written-By – Bernie Miller
Written-By – Gerry Mulligan
Written-By – Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Walter Bishop*
Written-By – Sonny Rollins
Written-By – Richard Carpenter
Written-By – Charlie Parker
|M 3568||Art Pepper||Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (LP, Album, Mono)||Contemporary Records||M 3568||US||1959|
|OJCCD-341-2, S-7568||Art Pepper||Art Pepper + Eleven (CD, Album, RE, RM, RP)||Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records||OJCCD-341-2, S-7568||US||Unknown|
|CSA-7568-6||Art Pepper||Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (SACD, Album, RE)||Contemporary Records||CSA-7568-6||US||2004|
|OJC20 341-2, C-7568||Art Pepper||Art Pepper + Eleven (CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig)||Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records||OJC20 341-2, C-7568||Europe||2000|
|0025218634120||Art Pepper||Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classics) (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records||0025218634120||Europe||2007|