Marty Paich: Violets for Your Furs

Track

Violets For Your Furs

Group

Marty Paich

CD

The Broadway Bit / I Get A Boot Out Of You (Collectors’ Choice 683)

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Musicians:

Jack Sheldon (trumpet), Art Pepper (alto sax), Bill Perkins (tenor sax), Victor Feldman (vibes), Joe Mondragon (bass), Mel Lewis (drums), Conte Candoli (trumpet),

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone), George Roberts (bass trombone), Vince DeRosa (French horn), Bill Hood (baritone sax), Russ Freeman (piano)

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Arrangement by Marty Paich

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Recorded: Los Angeles, July 2, 1959

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Rating: 92/100 (learn more)

Art Pepper was a leading West Coast alto saxophonist during the 1950s before personal problems removed him from the scene off and on for years. His beautiful, distinctive tone, highly personal phrasing, and great expressiveness are on full display in Marty Paich’s fine arrangement of "Violets For Your Furs," where Pepper is the featured soloist with Paich’s 13-piece ensemble.

Reviewer: David Franklin

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