The Master (Pepper Adams album)

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The Master...
The Master (Pepper Adams album).jpg
Studio album by Pepper Adams
Released 1980
Recorded March 11, 1980, 1978
Studio Downtown Sound Studio, NYC
Genre Jazz
Length 42:31
Label Muse
MR 5213
Producer Mitch Farber
Pepper Adams chronology
Be-Bop?
(1979)Be-Bop?1979
The Master...
(1980)
Urban Dreams
(1989)Urban Dreams1989

The Master..., is an album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams which was recorded in 1980 and originally released on the Muse label.[1][2][3][4]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[5]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[6]

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden states "This 1980 studio date with Tommy Flanagan, George Mraz, and Leroy Williams is a stimulating outing, dominated by the leader's originals".[5]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pepper Adams except where noted.

  1. "Enchilada Baby" – 5:41
  2. "Chelsea Bridge" (Billy Strayhorn) – 8:58
  3. "Bossallegro" – 6:03
  4. "Rue Serpente" – 8:10
  5. "Lovers of Their Time" – 6:07
  6. "My Shining Hour" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 7:32

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pepper Adams discography accessed February 22, 2017
  2. ^ Pepper Adams catalog accessed February 22, 2017
  3. ^ Jazzlists: Muse LP series discography: 5200 to 5249 accessed February 22, 2017
  4. ^ Encilopedia del Jazz: Pepper Adams accessed May 10, 2017
  5. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. Pepper Adams The Master – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  6. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 4. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.