Pepper Adams

Park “Pepper” Adams III was a jazz baritone saxophonist. Nicknamed “The Knife” for his sound on the horn, he had a hearty tone and driving rhythmic sense which provided the antithesis to the lighter, floating style of his contemporary Gerry Mulligan. #


  • I?m all in favor of getting grants for musicians. Or any other good brand of Scotch.

  • No baritone player should be afraid of the noise it makes. Harry Carney isn?t!

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