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Jim Pepper

Jim Pepper has been played on NTS in shows including Mark Leckey, featured first on 5 February 2019. Songs played include African Blues and Witchi Tai To.

An American jazz saxophonist, composer, and singer of Native American ancestry. Pepper achieved notoriety for his compositions combining elements of jazz and Native American music. His "Witchi Tai To" (derived from a peyote healing chant of the Native American Church which he had learned from his grandfather) is the most famous example of this hybrid style; the song has been covered by many other artists.

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
African Blues
Jim Pepper, Amina Claudine Myers, Anthony Cox, Leopoldo Fleming
PAO Records2006
African Blues
Jim Pepper, Amina Claudine Myers, Anthony Cox, Leopoldo FlemingPAO Records2006
Discogs
Witchi Tai To
Jim Pepper
Atlantic1971
Witchi Tai To
Jim PepperAtlantic1971
Discogs