Art Pepper Quotes

Art Pepper Quotes.

I enjoy playing with a big band occasionally, but it's

I enjoy playing with a big band occasionally, but it’s too restricting; you really don’t have a chance to stretch out and do what you want to do. Getting that thing of relating to a large band is great experience; I relate much better, though, if it’s a small band.
Art Pepper
Alto (saxophone) is just a very hard instrument; there’s so few people that play it really well. I feel it’s the best one, too, now. At first I didn’t feel that way; I wanted to be a tenor player. It took a long time for me to feel that alto was the most expressive of the saxophones.
Art Pepper