Pepper Adams

Encounter

Encounter!

  • Release Date: 20 May 1996
  • OJCCD-892-2

Perhaps the reunion of so many great Detroit jazzmen (Pepper Adams, Tommy Flanagan, and Elvin Jones all having arrived in New York in the mid-Fifties, Ron Carter a few years later) made this session special. Then again, California native Zoot Sims had a habit of raising the standard on any recording where he appeared. In any event, Encounter! is a classic blowing date, with a blue-ribbon program (including compositions representing Debut-era Thad Jones, Prestige-period Flanagan, and two from … MORE

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