Pepper Adams (Saxophone)
Born: 8th October 1930, Highland Park, Michigan, U. S.
Died: 10th September 1986, Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Park Frederick "Pepper" Adams III was an American jazz baritone saxophonist and composer. He composed 42 pieces, was the leader on eighteen albums spanning 28 years, and participated in 600 sessions as a sideman. He worked with an array of musicians, and had especially fruitful collaborations with trumpeter Donald Byrd and as a member of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band.