Gettin' Together (Art Pepper album)

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Gettin' Together
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Studio album by Art Pepper
Released 1960
Recorded 29 February 1960
Genre Jazz
Length 58:05
Label Contemporary/OJC
Producer Lester Koenig
Art Pepper chronology
Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics
(1959)Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics1959
Gettin' Together
Smack Up
(1960)Smack Up1960

Gettin' Together is a 1960 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper playing with Conte Candoli, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb.

The sleeve notes (by Martin Williams) describe the album as 'a sort of sequel to the earlier Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section' which also featured Miles Davis rhythm section of its time.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD. Fourth Edition, 1998 3.5/4 stars
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Whims of Chambers" (Paul Chambers) – 6:56
  2. "Bijou the Poodle" (Art Pepper) – 5:48
  3. "Why Are We Afraid" (Dory Langdon; André Previn) – 3:36
  4. "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" (Sigmund Romberg; Oscar Hammerstein II) – 6:55
  5. "Rhythm-a-Ning" (Thelonious Monk) – 7:15
  6. "Diane" (Art Pepper) – 5:03
  7. "Gettin' Together" (Art Pepper) –7 :50
(Recorded on 29 February 1960.)



  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 160. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 


  • Richard Cook & Brian Morton. The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD. Penguin, 4th edition, 1998. ISBN 0-14-051383-3