Pepper Adams and The Tommy Banks Trio - Live At Room At The Top
Record Store Day 2022
The eighth historical release from archival imprint Real to Reel Records is an unreleased concert recording from baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams with the Tommy Banks Trio. Adams is best known for his work with John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Lee Morgan, Donald Byrd and countless other jazz legends. The 70-minute performance was recorded on September 25th, 1972 at the University of Alberta. Transferred from the original analogue tapes, the deluxe edition 180-gram double LP is mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearant Audio and packaged in a gatefold sleeve. Includes an extensive booklet with rare photos; essays by Gary Carner, producer Cory Weeds; plus interviews with baritone saxophonists Frank Basile and Gary Smulyan as well as original music producer Marc Vasey. This is the first release from Vasey’s rich tape archive oin Edmonton, Alberta.
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