Straight Life: The Story Of Art Pepper

Straight Life: The Story Of Art Pepper

Art Pepper, Laurie Pepper


Art Pepper (1925–1982) used to be known as the best alto saxophonist of the post-Charlie Parker iteration. yet his autobiography, Straight Life, is way greater than a jazz book—it is without doubt one of the so much explosive, but some of the most lyrical, of all autobiographies. This version is up to date with an intensive afterword by means of Laurie Pepper overlaying paintings Pepper’s final years, and a whole and up to date discography by way of Todd Selbert.

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