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Art Pepper (1925–1982) was called the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker generation. But his autobiography, Straight Life, is much more than a jazz book—it is one of the most explosive, yet one of the most lyrical, of all autobiographies. This edition is updated with an extensive afterword by Laurie Pepper covering Art Peppers last years, and a complete and up-to-date discography by Todd Selbert.

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"Art Pepper (1925–1982) was called the greatest alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker generation. But his autobiography, Straight Life, is much more than a jazz book—it is one of the most explosi"

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ISBN:
9780306805585
Author:
Pepper, Art
Author:
Pepper, Laurie
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Musicians
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
Saxophonists -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Saxophonists.
Subject:
Pepper, Art
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Subject:
Saxophonists - United States
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
IX. Bd.
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
616
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 16.5 oz

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