Art Pepper records ‘Winter Moon’ with a string orchestra (1980)

Art Pepper’s ‘Winter Moon’ is an album recorded on September 3 & 4, 1980 with strings and released In 1981 By Galaxy Records.

Track Listing : 1.Our Song (Art Pepper) – 05:29 . 2.Here’S That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) – 05:18 . 3.That’S Love (Art Pepper) – 04:50 . 4.Winter Moon (Hoagy Carmichael) – 05:30 . 5.When The Sun Comes Out (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 05:47 . 6.Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 06:59 . 7.Prisoner (Love Theme From Eyes Of Laura Mars) (Lawrence, Desautels) – 06:45


Galen Rowell

Musicians : Art Pepper – Alto Saxophone Clarinet On (6) . Stanley Cowell – Piano . Howard Roberts – Guitar, . Cecil Mcbee – Bass . Carl Burnett – Drums . Nate Rubin – Violin, Concert Master . Mary Ann Meredith – Cello . Sharon O’Connor – Cello . Terry Adams – Cello . Audrey Desilva – Violin . Clifton Foster – Violin . Dan Smiley – Violin . Elizabeth Gibson – Violin . Emily Van Valkenburg – Violin . Greg Mazmanian – Violin . John Tenney – Violin . Patrice Anderson – Violin . Stephen Gehl – Violin . Bill Holman – Conductor . Jimmy Bond – Conductor

Production : Produced By Ed Michel . Bill Holman, Jimmy Bond . George Horn – Mastering . Baker Bigsby – Engineer . Wally Buck – Engineer . Danny Kopelson – Engineer Assistant

Arrangements : Bill Holman, Jimmy Bond

Package : Phil Carroll – Art Director . Galen Rowell asterisques RVM – Photography

Recorded On September 3 & 4, 1980 At Fantasy Studios, Berkley.

Released In 1981 By Galaxy Records.

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jazz.com
His jumpy, staccato phrases culminate in a charged peak that is perfectly timed with the strings’ swelling crescendo. Pepper’s reprise of the theme is a mournful, haunting cry […]

allmusic
Ever since Artie Shaw and Charlie Parker, most jazz musicians have had a desire to record at least once in their lives with strings, often considering it a prestigious honor. […]

All About Jazz
This album is so consistent that it is difficult to pick outstanding tracks. Pepper’s own Our Song is prefaced by a sweeping string intro, leading into a sustained and varied solo. That’s Love and Blues in the Night (the latter with Pepper on clarinet) showcase his fine blues playing. […]

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