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Archie Shepp

We remember Horace Parlan. ‘Movin’ & Horacin”

This day (February 23, 2017), in Korsor, Denmark, died Horace Parlan,an American hard bop and post-bop piano player. Tracklist : Love And Peace (2000) . Love And Peace (2011) . w/. Peter Almqvist Trio – I’M Old Fashioned . Archie Shepp Quartet – Live in Sttugart (1990) . w/ Benny Carter – When Lights Are Low (1985) . Tracklist : Congalegra […]

Archie Shepp records ‘Fire Music,’ an album Impulse! (1965)

Archie Shepp’s ‘Fire Music’ is a studio album recorded on February 16 and March 9, 1965 and released the same year 1965 by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Hambone (Archie Shepp) – 12:29 . 2.Los Olvidados (Archie Shepp) – 08:54 . 3.Malcolm, Malcolm Semper Malcolm (Archie Shepp) – 04:48 . 4.Prelude To A Kiss (Duke Ellington, […]

This week In Jazz Legends 38

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for…

Archie Shepp’s ‘Attica Blues’ is an album (in direct reference to the Attica Prison riots) recorded on January 24–26, 1972 at A&R Recording, NYC and released the same year by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) – 04:49 . 2.Invocation: Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) – 00:18 . 3.Steam, Part […]

Sun Ra takes his All Stars+ Arkestra to Berlin (1983)

October 29, 1983 – the Sun Ra All Stars – that is Don Cherry (tp,voc), Lester Bowie (tp), Marshall Allen (as,perc), John Gilmore (ts,fl), Archie Shepp (ts,voc), Sun Ra (kb), Richard Davis (b), Clifford Jarvis (d), Philly Joe Jones (d) and Famoudou Don Moye (perc) – participate in Jazztage at Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany

Archie Shepp visits Copenhagen (2016)

October 20, 2016 – the Archie Shepp Quartet – that is Archie Shepp (s, voc), Tom McClung (p), Wayne Dockery (b) and Steve McCraven (d) – will perform at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark

This week In Jazz Legends 23

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam Rivers. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected […]

Archie Shepp records ‘The Cry of My People’ for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp’s ‘The Cry of My People’ is an album recorded on September 25–27, 1972, with gospel singers, big bands, quintets, sextets and chamber orchestras and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Rest Enough (Song To Mother) (Archie Shepp) – 04:41 . 2.A Prayer (Cal Massey) – 06:29 . 3.All God’S Children […]

Playing Coltrane

‘Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists. Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]

Archie Shepp brings a big band to ‘Jazz in Marciac’ (2015)

August 9, 2015 – Archie Shepp plus his big band – that is Olivier Chaussade (s), Virgile Lefebvre (s), François Théberge (s, fl), Jean-Philippe Scali (s), Izidor Leitinger (tp), Olivier Miconi (tp), Christophe Leloil (tp), Sébastien Llado (tb), Michaël Ballue (tb), Romain Morello (tb), Pierre Durand (g), Amina Claudine Myers (p, voc), Tom Mc Clung […]

John Coltrane records ‘Ascension’ with Mccoy Tyner, Elvin Jones,…

John Coltrane’s ‘Ascension’ is an album of continuous performance without breaks recorded on June 28, 1965 and released in February 1966 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Edition I/Ascension (John Coltrane) – 38:30 . 2.Edition Ii/Ascension (John Coltrane) – 40:49 Chuck Stewart ALSO READ Wikipedia Ohio University Newsweek Musicians : John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 04

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 223 Posts we publish this week. Here, they […]

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington‘s composition ‘The nearness of you’, we have mixed 18 ‘Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington‘. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

Between Night And Day

From ‘Somewhere In The Night’ to ‘Summer Night Night And Day’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz Old and New‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Night And …. Day‘. It has Chick Corea, Jack Teagarden, Jane Monheit, Keely Smith and many more.

Count Strayhorn

From ‘Satin Doll’ to ‘Day Dream’, we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Billy Strayhorn‘. It has Ella Fitzgerald, David Sanborn, Archie Shepp, Jimmy Smith and many more.