Straight Life: The Story Of Art Pepper (Paperback)

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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 Pepper's last years, and a complete and up-to-date discography by Todd Selbert.

About the Author

Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr. (1925-1982) was an alto saxophonist who came to prominence in Stan Kenton's band.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780306805585
ISBN-10: 0306805588
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: March 22nd, 1994
Pages: 616
Language: English