TV

Oregon Art Beat

Jazz Musician Jim Pepper


Beginning in the late 1960s, Jim Pepper became a pioneer of fusion jazz. His primary instrument was the tenor saxophone and his characteristic incisive, penetrating tone and soulful delivery was unique for its time. Of Kaw and Creek heritage, Pepper also combined elements of jazz with American Indian music. There have been three recent concerts of his work in Portland and one at the Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC.

First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Jack Berry

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

More Oregon Art Beat

More OPB

Episode

Musician Mac Potts; Jazz Musician Jim Pepper

Oregon Art Beat:#831
Original Broadcast: May 31, 2007