Arthur Edward Pepper Jr. (September 1, 1925 – June 15, 1982) was an American alto saxophonist and very occasional tenor and clarinetist. A longtime figure in West Coast jazz, Pepper came to prominence in STan Kenton’s big band. He was known for his emotionally charged performances and several stylistic shifts throughout his career.
Featured composer: Art Pepper
House Band: Daniel Hayles (p), Chris Beernink (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 17 March 2019, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro