Category Archives: Archie Shepp

My Little Red Book

LA PREPARATION Max Roach and Archie Shepp Force (Sweet Mao – Suid Afrika 76) Uniteledis : 1976 MR, drums; AS, sax. This exceptional double-album of duets with Archie Shepp helped inaugurate Max Roach’s own revolutionary cultural program. Over the ensuing… Continue reading

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CONSEQUENCES TRIO New York Contemporary Five Consequences Fontana : 1963 Archie Shepp, tenor sax; Don Cherry, trumpet; John Tchicai, alto sax; Don Moore, bass; J. C. Moses, drums. The New York Contemporary Five barely lasted a year all told, but… Continue reading

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The Fire This Time

ONE FOR THE TRANE, PART ONE Archie Shepp Live at the Donaueschingen Music Festival BASF/MPS : 1972 AS, tenor sax; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Roswell Rudd, trombone; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Beaver Harris, drums. We had the liquor, the chicken, the… Continue reading

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Mellow Gold (Part Two)

THE GOLDEN NUMBER SHEPP’S WAY Charlie Haden The Golden Number A&M : 1977 Jazz Loft CH, bass; Ornette Coleman, trumpet (on “The Golden Number”); Archie Shepp, tenor sax (on “Shepp’s Way”). Gold Fever, y’all: We’re back with another installment of… Continue reading

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