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"Art Pepper, Smack Up #79"

ART PEPPER - SMACK UP 180 GRAM SEALED LIMITED EDITION NUMBERED #79 Here's How it was done: Using only the original analog master tapes, the renowned team of Steve Hoffman & Kevin Gray remastered and cut all of the titles at AcousTech Mastering, which features a pure Class-A disc-cutting system. AcousTech is located at Record Technology, Inc. the plant where the vinyl was pressed. It is a tremendous sonic advantage to have the pressing plant plating department & mastering room in the same facility as Steve & Kevin could cut a lacquer and plated immediately. This prevents the degradation of the grooves in a lacquer which is very fragile to quick deterioration. This is the ultimate reissues. The only way you'll get closer to this classic music is to listen to the master tapes or have been in the studio with the artist originally during the actual session. 180 GRAM Sealed LP - #79 Art Pepper left a legacy of innumerable appearances on records, but his sessions for Contemporary always seemed to find him in the best company and in the best shape. Here his impassioned alto sax is appropriately applied to the compositions of six saxophonists, among them Benny Carter, Ornette Coleman, and Pepper himself. The presence of Jack Sheldon in a rare performance as a small-group trumpeter was another important factor in the album's success. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Track Listings 1. Smack Up 2. Las Cuevas De Mario 3. A Bit Of Basie 4. How Can You Lose 5. Maybe Next Year 6. Tears Inside
SKU Number: LAPJ 012
Price: $79.99