Archie Shepp and His Band.
Archie Shepp - tenor saxophone, piano Cameron Brown - bass Beaver Harris - drums.
Information on Archie Shepp.
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Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937) is an American jazz saxophonist. Shepp was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied piano, clarinet, and alto saxophone before focusing on tenor saxophone. He occasionally plays soprano saxophone and piano. He studied drama at Goddard College from 1955 to 1959. He played in a Latin jazz band for a short time before joining the band of avant-garde pianist Cecil Taylor.
Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by the African people, as well as for his work with The New York Contemporary Five, Horace Parlan, and his collaborations with his "New Thing" contemporaries, most notably Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane.
Archie Shepp est l’un des grands noms du jazz contemporain, un artiste de haut vol que nous retrouvons dans l’intimité d’ARTE Studio. 5 July at 06:51 ·. Tonight, Tribute to John Coltrane (with Carl-Henri Morisset, Christophe Leloil, Darryl Hall Bassist, Hamid Drake and Marion Rampal). FRI, 5 JUL. Archie Shepp // Kongsberg Musikkteater. Kongsberg Jazzfestival · Kongsberg, Norway.
Archie Shepp is an American jazz saxophonist, poet, and playwright long known for the outspoken political tones in his work. Shepp was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 24th, 1937, but raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he studied piano, clarinet and alto saxophone before focusing on tenor saxophone (he occasionally plays soprano saxophone). He is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late sixties which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by people of African descent.
Archie Shepp was born in 1937 in Fort Lauderdale in Florida. He grew up in Philadelphia, studied piano and saxophone and attended high school in Germantown; he went to college, became involved with theatre, met writers and poets, among them, Leroy Jones and wrote: The Communist, an allegorical play about the situation of black Americans. In the late fifties, Archie Shepp also met the most radical musicians of the time: Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Jimmy Garrison, Ted Curson, Beaver Harris.
Jazz legend Archie Shepp, forms a new Attica Blues big band to produce a live album + DVD. Created by. Archie Shepp. Archie Shepp is eager to transmit his experience and these timeless values to the new Attica Blues orchestra. This includes: - Recording & Mastering Fees - Transportation and technical setup at the two concert venues
Credits:Philly Joe Jones - Drums
Archie Shepp - Primary Artist, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor)