Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!
Jazz
Label: Contemporary Records ‎– LAX 3131, Contemporary Records ‎– LAX-3131
Series: Contemporary Jazz 1500 Series –
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
Country: Japan
Date of released: 1977
Category: Jazz
Style: Post Bop
Genre: Jazz
Musician: Art Pepper
Album's name: ...The Way It Was!
ZIP archive size: 1759

Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!


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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Written-By – Clarence Gaskill, Jimmy McHugh
5:21
A2 All The Things You Are
Written-By – Oscar Hammerstein II & Jerome Kern*
6:32
A3 What's New
Written-By – Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke
4:03
A4 Tickle Toe
Written-By – Lester Young
4:50
B1 The Man I Love
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
6:32
B2 Autumn Leaves
Written-By – Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer, Joseph Kosma
6:28
B3 The Way You Look Tonight
Written-By – Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
6:35

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – King Record Co. Ltd
  • Recorded At – Contemporary's Studio
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Contemporary Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Contemporary Records, Inc.

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Art Pepper
  • Bass – Ben Tucker (tracks: A1 to A4), Jimmy Bond (tracks: B2), Paul Chambers (tracks: B1, B3)
  • Design – George Kershaw
  • Drums – "Philly" Joe Jones (tracks: B1), Frank Butler (tracks: B2), Gary Frommer (tracks: A1 to A4), Jimmy Cobb (tracks: B3)
  • Engineer – Roy DuNann
  • Liner Notes – Laurie Miller*
  • Liner Notes [Told To Laurie Miller] – Art Pepper
  • Photography By [Cover] – Cecil Charles
  • Piano – Dolo Coker (tracks: B2), Red Garland (tracks: B1), Ronnie Ball (tracks: A1 to A4), Wynton Kelly (tracks: B3)
  • Producer – Lester Koenig
  • Tenor Saxophone – Warne Marsh (tracks: A1 to A4)

Notes

Comes in hard sleeve with Obi.
Including insert.

#A1-A4: recorded Nov. 26, 1956. Previously unreleased.
#B1: recorded Jan. 19, 1957. Previously unreleased from session for "Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section" (Contemporary S7532)
#B2: recorded Nov. 23, 1960. Previously unreleased from session for "Art Pepper: Intensity" (Contemporary S7607)
#B3: recorded Feb. 29, 1960. Previously unreleased session for "Art Pepper: Gettin' Together" (Contemporary S7573)

All sessions recorded at Contemporary's Studio in Los Angeles.

Cover photo taken at the January 19, 1957 session.
Liner Notes by Art Pepper, told to Laurie Miller Sept. 13, 1972. (Laurie Miller is a free-lance photographer and writer with whom Art Pepper is working on his autobiography.
Album front cover and liner © 1972 by Contemporary Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [Label]): SILBT 5086
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [Label]): SILBT 5087
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [Label]): S 7630 (A)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [Label]): S 7630 (B)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [Stamped]): SILBT 5086 C-4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [Stamped]): SILBT 5087 B-4
  • Other (Price): ¥1,500

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
S7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was! ‎(LP, Album, RE, RP) Contemporary Records S7630 US Unknown
P-7568 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was! ‎(LP, Album, RE) Contemporary Records P-7568 Japan 1982
OJCCD-389-2, S-7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was! ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records OJCCD-389-2, S-7630 UK & Europe 1989
S7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was! ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Contemporary Records S7630 US 1972
OJCCD-389-2, S-7630 Art Pepper ...The Way It Was! ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records OJCCD-389-2, S-7630 US 1989