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Art Pepper (1925–1982)

A saxophonist, Art Pepper played briefly with Gus Arnheim but most often played with black groups in downtown Los Angeles. It was during the late 1940s and early 1950s that he became addicted to heroin, and during the 1960s he served a few jail sentences. Pepper's wife wrote his biography, entitled "Straight Life." See full bio »

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Known For

The Gauntlet
The Gauntlet Music Department
(1977)
The Notorious Bettie Page
(2005)
The Impossible Itself
(2010)

Filmography

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 2016 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Duck and Cover (2016) ... (writer: "Minor Yours" - as Arthur E. Pepper, uncredited)
  Bosch (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Victim of the Night (2016) ... (writer: "Minority" - as Arthur Pepper, uncredited)
- Chapter Ten: Us and Them (2015) ... (performer: "Patricia" - uncredited) / (writer: "Patricia" - uncredited)
  Bi no tsubo (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2013) (writer - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Tanada (2013) ... (performer: "Tin Tin Deo")
- Owan (2013) ... (performer: "Cinnamon") / (writer: "Cinnamon")
- Chikurin (2013) ... (performer: "Straight Life") / (writer: "Straight Life")
 2008 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (Documentary) (music: "Jack's Blues")
 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page (performer: "Blues In") / (writer: "Blues In")
 1994 Bottle Rocket (Short) (performer: "The Route")
 1959 Some Like It Hot (performer: "Sugar Blues" (1920), "Some Like It Hot" (1958), "Sugar Blues - Runnin' Wild" - uncredited)
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 1977 The Gauntlet (musician: jazz soloist)
 1976 The Enforcer (musician: alto saxophone solo - uncredited)
 1960 The Subterraneans (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1959 Some Like It Hot (musician: alto sax - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 2010 The Impossible Itself (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 1980 Heart Beat (jazz solos)
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 1982 Art Pepper: Notes from a Jazz Survivor (Documentary)
Himself
 1960 The Subterraneans
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "The Hollywood All-Star Sessions" (Fantasy) (5-disc set) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | See more »
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Trivia:

Jazz saxophonist.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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