Art Pepper and George Cables

Goin-Home

Goin' Home

  • Release Date: 07 Oct 1991
  • OJCCD-679-2

This album was voted by many critics one of the best jazz recordings of 1982 and one of the best Art Pepper records ever. It was his last; Art died less than a month after it was made. "Goin' Home," an old spiritual, is about death and the soul's return to God. Musically speaking, "goin' home" is a bandstand command to return–after an interval of improvising–to the beginning of the written melody, which then becomes the closing statement of the song. In this du… MORE