Roadgame

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Roadgame
Roadgame.jpg
Live album by
Released1982
RecordedAugust 15, 1981
VenueMaiden Voyage, Los Angeles, CA
GenreJazz
Length42:51
LabelGalaxy
GXY 5142
ProducerEd Michel
Art Pepper chronology
Art Pepper with Duke Jordan in Copenhagen 1981
(1981)
Roadgame
(1982)
Art Lives
(1981)

Roadgame (subtitled Recorded in Performance at Maiden Voyage, Los Angeles) is a live album by saxophonist Art Pepper recorded in 1981 at the Maiden Voyage nightclub in Los Angeles and released on the Galaxy label.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[5]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow noted "Although only a year away from his death, the great Art Pepper was still very much in his prime for this memorable outing".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Art Pepper except where noted.

  1. "Roadgame" - 9:30
  2. "Road Waltz" 10:55
  3. "When You're Smiling" (Larry Shay, Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin) - 8:46
  4. "Everything Happens to Me" (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair) - 12:04
  5. "Roadgame" [alternate take] - 11:02 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Art Pepper catalog accessed October 31, 2016
  2. ^ Art Pepper: An Illustrated Discography accessed October 31, 2016
  3. ^ David Edwards, Mike Callahan, Patrice Eyries, Randy Watts and Tim Neely Galaxy Album Discography accessed October 31, 2016
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Roadgame – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  5. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 160. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.