| Pepper Adams: The Complete Regent Sessions (CD: Fresh Sound)|
Pepper Adams made these recordings in 1957, the year Down Beat jazz critics chose him as the New Star of baritone sax, and the year he began to get a nationwide reputation. The firmness of his tone, the ease of his technique, his flow of ideas and their execution are always impressive.
The fine line-up of personnel also includes : Sonny Redd (as), Bernard McKinney (euphonium), Wynton Kelly, Hank Jones (p), Doug Watkins, George Duvivier (b), Elvin Jones (d). (Discovery Records)