Jim Pepper

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Birthday
18, 1941
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
Feb 10, 1992 (50)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1941
Birthplace
Oregon
Death Date
Feb 10, 1992 (50)

About

Native American multi-instrumentalist and jazz fusion musician who was in Everything is Everything for a short period of time.

Before Fame

He formed The Free Spirits in 1965, making it one of the first bands to fuse jazz and rock aesthetics.

Trivia

He the recipient of a posthumous Lifetime Musical Achievement Award by First Americans in the Arts in 1999 and was inducted into the Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame a year later.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Salem, Oregon.

Associated With

The Music of Jim Pepper, a work for orchestra and jazz band, was arranged by Gunther Schuller in 1998.