Pepper, Art - Seven Classic Albums (remastered) 4 x CDs (special)
The great altoist of the 50s and later, who spent a lot of time in the hoosecow for addiction problems (and who famously titled one of his (great) releases "Smack Up!" and yes, it is about exactly what you think it's about. This has 7 great albums from 1952-1960, some of his very best and best-known stuff. You get: Surf Ride, Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section, Mucho Calor, Art Pepper + Eleven, Playboys, Gettin' Together, Smack Up and all of them complete at an unbelievable price ($1.70 per album?!!). Phew.
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