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Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp has been played over 120 times on NTS, first on 2 August 2013. Archie Shepp's music has been featured on 106 episodes.

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. He is…

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Blasé
Archie Shepp
BYG Records1969
Blasé
Archie SheppBYG Records1969
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Attica Blues
Archie Shepp
Impulse!1972
Attica Blues
Archie SheppImpulse!1972
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Song For Mozambique / Poem: A Sea Of Faces
Archie Shepp
Black Saint1975
Song For Mozambique / Poem: A Sea Of Faces
Archie SheppBlack Saint1975
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Quiet Dawn
Archie Shepp
Impulse!1972
Quiet Dawn
Archie SheppImpulse!1972
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Contracts
Archie Shepp, Jasper Van't Hof (Nils Winther mix)
SteepleChase1982
Contracts
Archie Shepp, Jasper Van't Hof (Nils Winther mix)SteepleChase1982
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There's A Trumpet In My Soul
Archie Shepp
Freedom1975
There's A Trumpet In My Soul
Archie SheppFreedom1975
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A Prayer
Archie Shepp
Impulse!, ABC Records1973
A Prayer
Archie SheppImpulse!, ABC Records1973
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Here Comes The Family
Family Of Percussion, Archie Shepp
Någarå1981
Here Comes The Family
Family Of Percussion, Archie SheppNågarå1981
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There Is A Balm In Gilead
Archie Shepp
BYG Records1969
There Is A Balm In Gilead
Archie SheppBYG Records1969
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The Creators
Bobby Hutcherson, Harold Land, Bill Evans, Eddie Gomez, Archie Shepp, Karin Krog
Enja Records1973
The Creators
Bobby Hutcherson, Harold Land, Bill Evans, Eddie Gomez, Archie Shepp, Karin KrogEnja Records1973
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