Pepper Adams

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by Pepper Adams

Biography

Park Adams III, 8 October 1930, Highland Park, Michigan, USA, d. 10 September 1986, New York City, New York, USA. While Adams was still a child his family moved to Rochester, New York, where he became involved in the local jazz music scene. Inspired by Coleman Hawkins, Adams decided to become a tenor saxophone player, but quickly fell under the spell of Harry Carney, taking up the baritone in the mid-40s (somewhat self-depreciatingly, Adams later insisted that the chief reason he took up the... Read more

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jazz
hard bop
saxophone
60s
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