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Seems like he used a Low B VI and a rubber berg.

I'm sure about the VI, but not 100% sure about the Berg.

Lars was tremendous, wasn't he ?:)


Bob Gordon was another one; but there's not much available w/ him soloing.
 

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Pepper used a balanced action bari w/ a berg and from 1980 til death used a low Bb VI and a dukoff.
 

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He did use the dukoff in '80 when he got the VI according to his intervwiew w/ sax journal. Guess the dukoff didn't work out and he switched to a lawton.
 

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In a Downbeat interview he described how his Berg got so pitted it was unusable. He said that he was (at the time) playing on a Dukoff D6, "but I'm not sure I'll stick with it."

If you listen to "Urban Dreams" you get a double-edged sword: it was one of Pepper's best albums in terms of his playing but he's playing the Dukoff and sounds quite thin. He was playing a Lawton by the time he recorded with Kenny Wheeler on "Conjuration" and beyond.
 
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