Art Pepper Discography
[page last modified 06-Apr-2007]

Please note! If you have any recording or album cover with Art Pepper on it, that is not already listed here -- I want to know about it! Please send email to mikel about it. Thanks!

This is intended to be a complete list of all the Art Pepper disks. It is basically a cross-reference to the magnificent sessionography by Todd Selbert which can be found as an appendix to the Art Pepper biography "Straight Life", by Art & Laurie Pepper. It is an ongoing project -- I have most of Art's disks and will get them all typed/scanned as time permits.

Just to explain why I'm doing this -- Art's recordings have been released and re-released in uncountable versions over the years. When I'm standing there in the record store looking at some random Art Pepper disk that I've never seen before, I need to know whether or not to buy it. I go home, dig out my copy of Selbert's discog. and enter the results here.

release datetitlecomments
5 Birds and a Monk(multi-artist collection)
Among Friends
Art Lives
04/28/1998The Art Of The Ballad Series
10/25/1990The Art Of Pepper, The Complete Aladdin Recordings Volume Three
The Art Of Pepper, Omega Sessions
08/05/1994The Art Pepper Quartet
The Art Pepper Quartet, Vol. 1, with the Sonny Clark Trio
Art Pepper with Sonny Clark Trio, vol. 2
10/03/1995Art 'N' Zoot
01/14/1992The Artistry Of Pepper
10/10/1991Arthur's Blues
Ballads By Four(multi-artist collection)
Besame Mucho
06/15/1993The Best Of Art Pepper
Big BandChet Baker
Blues for the FishermanMilcho Leviev Quartet, live at Ronnie Scott's, June 1980. Mole Records, Out of print. Not in Selbert.
California HardDolo Coker
The Complete 1947-1951 Small Group Recordings
The Complete Free Wheeling SessionsWith Ted Brown
The Complete Galaxy Recordingsbox set, 16 CDs
The Complete Discovery Sessions/Savoy Master Takes
The Complete Lighthouse Sessions
The Complete Surf Ride Plus2 CD set
The Complete Straight Ahead Sessions2 CD set
The Complete Surf Sessions2 CD set
The Complete TV Studio Recordings
03/31/1995The Complete Village set, 9 CDs
Darn That Dream
09/21/1999The Discovery Sessions
Featured In Other Groups2 disks
Free Wheeling
02/17/1992Friday Night At The Village Vanguard
The 1975 Garden State Jam Sessions(2 CD set)
The Gauntlet(Soundtrack to the movie)
10/26/1999Gettin' Together
07/01/1991Goin' Home
Go West, ManQuincy Jones Orchestra
Hollywood All Star Sessions
?/ ?/1991I'll Remember April - Live At Foothill College
07/09/1996In Copenhagen, 1981
In Stuttgart, 25/05/1981Bootleg? Not in Selbert.
In San Francisco, '64
The Intimate
Just FriendsBill Perkins, with Richie Kamuca & Art Pepper
09/23/1997Jazz Profile No. 16
08/15/1992Lauries Choice
Jazz Casual: West Coast SaxaphoneGerry Mulligan
Just A FewShorty Rogers
Les Incontournables
Live At Donte's
Live At Donte's1974 11.7.74/2CDs bootleg
Live In 4 Queens Hotel1976 2.8.76 bootleg
Live At Qualicum Beach1977 2.4.77/2CDs bootleg
Live In Hammersmith1979 19.5.79 bootleg
Live In Comachio1980 26.7.80 bootleg
Live At Disneyland1980 9.80/2CDs bootleg
Live In Leicester1981 12.5.81 bootleg
Live In Stuttgart1981 24.5.81/2CDs bootleg
Live In Ancona1981 27.5.81/2CDs bootleg
Live In Hungarya1981 29.5.81/Szekesfehevar/69min bootleg
Live In Tokyo1981 21.7.81/The Blue Shell/47min bootleg
Live In Knewbworth1981 25min bootleg
Live In Japan, Vol 1
Live In Japan, Vol 2
02/11/2000Live In Toronto, 1977, Volume 1
01/22/1990Living Legend
The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 3
Moanin'Marty Paich Big Band
Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper(no group name)
05/23/1988Modern Art, The Complete Aladdin Recordings Volume 2
02/17/1992More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4
Mosaic Select 15Art Pepper
Mucho Calor(no group name)
Neon Art Volume One
Neon Art Volume Two
Neon Art Volume Three
The New York Album
A Night At The Surf Club Vol. 1
A Night At The Surf Club Vol. 2
A Night In Tunisia
07/01/1991No Limit
10/10/1991One September Afternoon
Omega Alpha
Pepper Returns
Picture Of Heath
Popo(with Shorty Rogers)
Promise KeptThe Complete Artist's House Recordings (5 CD set)
05/23/1988The Return of Art Pepper:...The Complete Aladdin, Vol 1
Return To Alto AcresRichie Cole
The RouteChet Baker
07/08/1997San Francisco Samba
02/17/1992Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard
07/01/1991Smack Up
So In Love
10/26/1999Straight Life
04/23/1996Surf Ride (& Rider)
This Is How I feel About JazzQuincy Jones
06/15/1995Timeless Art Pepper
04/24/1995Tokyo Debut
04/05/1994Tokyo Encore
02/17/1992Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard
01/22/1990The Trip
True Blues(Milcho Leviev Quartet). Bootleg? Not in Selbert
Two Altos
06/11/1989Val's Pal
Unreleased Art, Vol. 1Abashiri - 22-Nov-81
Unreleased Art, Vol. IILast Concert - 30-May-82
Unreleased Art, Vol. IIICroydon - 14-May-81
Unreleased Art, Vol. IVArt History Project
Unreleased Art, Vol. VStuttgart - 25-May-81
Unreleased Art, Vol. VIBlues for the Fisherman - 27-Jun-80
Unreleased Art, Vol. VIIOsaka Japan - 18-Nov-80
Unreleased Art, Vol. VIIILive at the Winery - 06-Sep-76
Unreleased Art, Vol. 9with Warne Marsh at Donte's - 26-Apr-74
Unreleased Art, Vol. 10Toronto - 16-Jun-77
Very Rarewith Elvin Jones
07/01/1997Volume 1
The Way It Was
The Way It Was - 1950's
West Coast Sessions Volume 1
West Coast Sessions Volume 2
West Coast Sessions Volume 3
West Coast Sessions Volume 4
West Coast Sessions Volume 5
West Coast Sessions Volume 6
The West Coast SoundShelly Manne & His Men
07/01/1991Winter Moon
Art Pepper with Sonny Clark Trio vol. 1
With Warne Marsh
Jazz Of Two CitiesWarne Marsh
Young Art(compilation)

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