Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section is a 1957 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper with Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones, who at the time were the rhythm section for Miles Davis's quintet. The album is considered a milestone in Pepper's career. According to Pepper, the album was recorded under enormous pressure, as he first learned of the recording session the morning he was due in the studio, and he had never met the other musicians, all of whom he greatly admired
Gene DePaul, Don Raye. Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section. 12. Whims of Chambers. feat: Conte Candoli, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb, Wynton Kelly, Art Pepper.
Paul Chambers, Art Pepper, Conte Candoli, Wynton Kelly & Jimmie Cobb. 2. You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To. 5:23. 3. Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise.
Art Peppers 10th album as a leader, recorded on a January 19, 1957 session with the at the time Miles Davis rhythm section, pianist Red Garland, bassist Paul Chambers (3) and drummer "Philly" Joe Jones. This date is traditionally seen as a watershed moment in Pepper's career, both in aesthetic terms and in terms of public recognition. Miles Davis was playing on the West Coast, and Les Koenig set up this date in which Pepper sits in with Davis's rhythm section (Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, Philly Joe Jones on drums).
Gettin' Together is a 1960 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper playing with Conte Candoli, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb. The sleeve notes (by Martin Williams) describe the album as 'a sort of sequel to the earlier Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section' which also featured Miles Davis rhythm section of its time.
Meets The Rhythm Section (Contemporary/OJC 1957). Rusty from inactivity, angry from surprise, and very very high, Art Pepper produces a masterpiece from chaos with none other than Miles Davis's first great quintet rhythm section-THE Rhythm Section: Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones. Art Pepper + Eleven: Modern Jazz Classics (Contemporary/OJC 1959). Gettin' Together (Contemporary/OJC 1960). Again with Miles's rhythm section, but from the Kind of Blue combo (Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb). Conte Candoli adds his brass for an octet of tunes crowned by the bassist's "Whims of Chambers. Art Pepper at his ragged best in 1977. With superb accompaniment by George Cables, George Mraz, and Elvin Jones, Art Pepper defined his later career with these corrosive performances. The Hollywood All-Star Sessions (Galaxy 2001).
The rhythm section in question here belonged to Miles Davis in Los Angeles, one fine day in January 1957. Pepper had made a name for himself in Stan Kenton's band, but this was really the first time he found himself in the studio with a rhythm section such as Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones. He pieced together a broken horn, went in, and blew. This is a legendary album by the great Art Pepper. The story goes something like this: Art, having a taste for heroin, had been fixing solid day and night for about a week. Art Pepper, who gained a lot of experience during his days with Stan Kenton and Benny Carter, has recorded some fine recordings as a leader and "Meets The Rhythm Section" is one of them. What an outstanding recording this is!
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CreditsJohnny Burke - Composer
Conte Candoli - Primary Artist
Paul Chambers - Composer, Primary Artist
Jimmy Cobb - Primary Artist
Tom Delaney - Composer
Gene DePaul - Composer
Red Garland - Composer
Dizzy Gillespie - Composer
James Van Heusen - Composer
Wynton Kelly - Primary Artist
Thelonious Monk - Composer
Art Pepper - Composer, Primary Artist
Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section - Primary Artist
Cole Porter - Composer
Chano Pozo - Composer
Don Raye - Composer
|1||Gettin' Together Art Pepper||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section feat: Conte Candoli / Paul Chambers / Jimmy Cobb / Wynton Kelly / Art Pepper||6:53|
|2||You'd Be So Nice to Come Home to Cole Porter||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||5:23|
|3||Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section feat: Conte Candoli / Paul Chambers / Jimmy Cobb / Wynton Kelly / Art Pepper||6:54|
|4||Red Pepper Blues Red Garland||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||3:36|
|5||Imagination Johnny Burke / James Van Heusen||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||5:52|
|6||Waltz Me Blues Paul Chambers / Art Pepper||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||2:56|
|7||Straight Life Art Pepper||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||4:06|
|8||Jazz Me Blues Tom Delaney||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||4:46|
|9||Tin Tin Deo Chano Pozo||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||7:42|
|10||Star Eyes Gene DePaul / Don Raye||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||5:09|
|11||Birks Works Dizzy Gillespie||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section||4:13|
|12||Whims of Chambers Paul Chambers||Art Pepper & His Rhythm Section feat: Conte Candoli / Paul Chambers / Jimmy Cobb / Wynton Kelly / Art Pepper||6:54|
|13||Bijou The Poodle Art Pepper||5:58|
|14||Why Are We Afraid||3:35|
|15||Rhythm-A-Ning Thelonious Monk||7:13|
|16||Diane Art Pepper||5:03|