Ephemera (album)

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Ephemera
Ephemera (album).jpg
Studio album by
Pepper Adams Quartet
Released1974
RecordedSeptember 10, 1973
StudioEMI Studios, Manchester Square, London, England
GenreJazz
LabelSpotlite
SPJ PA6
ProducerTony Williams
Pepper Adams chronology
Encounter!
(1968)
Ephemera
(1974)
Julian
(1975)

Ephemera, is an album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams which was recorded in London in 1973 and originally released on the Spotlite label.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

The following review is a Typo by someone! This refers to an LP Pepper did of all Mimgus’ tunes. None of the tunes on Ephemera are Mingus tunes!

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[5]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "This is one of those must-own recordings for fans of Adams; but it is also for those who revere Mingus' work, because, as radical as some of these interpretations are, they were not only sanctioned by, but delighted in by the composer".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pepper Adams except where noted.

  1. "Ephemera" – 7:15
  2. "Bouncing with Bud" (Bud Powell) – 10:55
  3. "Civilization and Its Discontents" – 6:11
  4. "Jitterbug Waltz" (Fats Waller) – 6:17
  5. "Quiet Lady" (Thad Jones) – 9:23
  6. "Patrice" – 6:09
  7. "Hellure (How Are You're)" – 4:56

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pepper Adams discography accessed February 22, 2017
  2. ^ Pepper Adams catalog accessed February 22, 2017
  3. ^ Encilopedia del Jazz: Pepper Adams accessed May 10, 2017
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Pepper Adams Epemera – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 4. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.