Straight Life


Straight Life: The Story of Art Pepper

by Art Pepper


Curator Reviews

Michael Shannon

Jazz is what has kept me from completely losing my marbles. A friend recommended I check this out, and that's how I knew he was my friend. A bullseye. Art's story told through his own words and the words of those who loved him or at least were fascinated by his incredible gift and witnessed his every attempt to blow it to smithereens. Gives you the most palpable sense of the agony and the ecstasy, the unreasonableness and eventual reasonableness of his life.

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