This dsd music was never released on a sacd, but it is available as a dsd download at nativedsd. Mariamar is an album by jazz saxophonist archie shepp recorded in rome, italy on october 16, 1975 and released on the horo label. I even have a zappa live album where archie jams with uncle frank and his band. Archie shepps fire music is an album essential to any jazz collection. Thanks for this and even more thanks for keeping your blog going despite the big wipeout. Here is a performance of archie shepps attica blues orchestra performing cal masseys the cry of my people. Telecineradio, full of exotic themes and classic cinema sounds reminiscent of italian comedy, boppy noir, and gladiator epics.
The set was recorded in new york after a few free and festive years in paris, and its an amazing aboutface that has archie stepping into a world of righteous, fullon, political, and funky themes the likes of which are far more outspoken than any of his previous recordings. 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. Its not really an archie shepp album in the traditional sense. This is one of the best and most overlooked impulse albums of the free jazz era. Archie shepp is a restless spirit who has played many styles of music in his career, three for a quarter one for a dime is an excellent example of how much furious energy he brought to the new thing of the sixties before he moved on to other things. Archie shepp at his spiritual best recording in paris in 1969, and absorbing a heck of a lot of panafrican influences. The fact that this album holds up better than almost any of shepps records nearly 40 years after the fact has plenty to do with the band he chose for this session. Archie shepp, byname of archie vernon shepp, born may 24, 1937, fort lauderdale, florida, u. Saxophonist who embodied the free, experimental generation, later evolving into one of the revered and respected elders of jazz. Archie shepp yasmin, a black woman 1969 this fine1969 offering from tenor and soprano saxophonist archie shepp finds theartist deep within the progressive, politically charged aesthetics and fiery playing that characterized his best avantgarde work. Archie shepp i know about the life recorded in 1981 in a quartet setting featuring the great drummer john betsch, bassist santi debriano, and pianist ken werner, i know about the life doesnt so much explore these standards as recontextualize them in the canon. From 1964, archie shepps first date as a leader featured as one would expect from the title four tunes by john coltrane, his mentor, his major influence, and his bandleader. Tchangodei and archie shepp mp3 download tchangodei and archie shepp albums. Jazz is my religion ted joans read the poem archie shepp sax roswell rudd tbn grachan moncur iii tbn jimmy garrison bass beaver harris ds recorded in france, december 15, 1967 rare live recording item of archie shepp in same year and members of live at donaueschingen.
Archie vernon shepp born may 24, 1937 is an american jazz saxophonist, educator and playwright who since the 1960s has played a central part in the development of avantgarde jazz. Superb live recordings dated july 18 and july 20, 1970 captured in france at the antibes juan le pen jazz festival. Last month, i spoke with saxophonist archie shepp, one of my heroes for more than 40 years now. He is best known for his passionately afrocentric music of the late. Archie shepp is an american jazz saxophonist, poet, and playwright long known for the. It features sounds that go in line with what he had done up until then and some funkier, fatback sounds that go in line with what his later impulse releases would sound like. Shepp was born in fort lauderdale, florida, but raised in philadelphia, pennsylvania.
Im pleasantly surprised to see a visit to this set here on the blog and even more. A classic of spiritual, soulful jazz and one of archie shepps greatest albums. Laid down in 1977 for the denon label, its pretty short less then 40 minutes in all but oh so sweet, full of those intense, breathy notes shepp plays so well. Archie shepp born may 24, 1937, fort lauderdale, florida, usa is an african american jazz saxophonist. Shepp spoke at length about growing up in fort lauderdale and philadelphia. Archie shepp three for a quarter one for a dime lp1969. Archie shepp born may 24, 1937, fort lauderdale, florida, usa is an africanamerican jazz saxophonist.
Archie shepp pictures click for larger image if you would like to download les mondesreves partie 2 click here. Ive included the album art from the 2004 reissue since i prefer it to the original. Beautiful only italian lp, deep jazz with a soul feel. Archie started playing jazz in the early 60s and continues to dazzle. Archie shepp a sea of faces 1975 the savage saints. If you are a free registered member, we will keep the files on our server for up to 60 days after the last download. First and last meeting in frankfurt and paris 1988, jazz at radio rai. Max roach archie shepp force vinyl rip, 320 mp3, uniteledis max roach drums archie shepp ts france 1976.
Tonight in the explorers room we return to the chappell music library to investigate two very different series from the venerable label. Archie shepp 1972 the cry of my people cun cun revival. Archie shepp attica blues 1972 refining his largeensemble experiments of 1971, attica blues is one of archie shepp s most significant post60s statements, recorded just several months after authorities ended the attica prison uprising by massacring 43 inmates and hostages. Ive been on a bit of a shepp jag recently, and this is one thats been on regular latenight rotation here at chateau barabara. Here is a lengthy interview 80 minutes, from the video series the hang, of archie shepp with bret primack and willard jenkins discussing thsi recording, kickstarter, john coltrane, the state of jazz today and so much more. In reflection of its namesake, its gritty and urban. Archie shepp black gipsy 1970we fucking love music. His father, who worked a succession of bluecollar jobs to support the family, introduced shepp to music via the radio and through his collection of swing sides and folk songs. Archie shepps first major outing was recorded in august 1964 about a year before john coltrane gathered some of these same players shepp and alto. Archie shepp and the full moon ensemble featuring clifford thornton on piano and trumpet, beb guerin on bass and claude delcloo on drums play through four long tracks with an intensity that still sounds fresh more than four decades later.
A very nice issue of a 1976 italian lp of archie shepp with local and brazilian musicians spinning out lush, soulful jazz tunes. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Tulips, tulips, learning to breathe extended mix, bird fire, eagles flight, top tracks. The first track here is amazing, and the rest is just great. And the money shot is, archie does everything he tries very well, and never better than on the deep soul music of attica blues. Shepp is best known for his passionately afrocentric. Archie shepplife at the donaueschingen music festival. B dubois department of african american studies university of massachusetts, amherst, ma 01003 blog archive. Archie shepp american musician and educator britannica. Archie shepp for losers archie shepp recorded this album for impulse on three seperate dates in 196869, but it wasnt released until 1971. Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. Archie shepp a sea of faces although this performance from 1975 was known and appreciated by the then fans, some jazz critics, lamenting at the evolution of shepps music thought to deviate from the royal road of politicomusical correctness, have failed to notice its remarkable qualities. The centerpiece of the album is the amazing yasmina a long track that builds with passion and fire, pulsing with an intensity that. Yall want my opinion, shepp handles the large ensemble nicely.
Archie vernon shepp is an american jazz saxophonist, educator and playwright who since the 1960s has played a central part in the development of avantgarde. A typical shepp album, in that it starts with a freeblazing afroinferno heavy on repetition and blowout saxing, then shifts to something more classical but still pretty wonky. Archie shepp life at the donaueschingen music festival, 1967 saba lp, sb 15 148 st this is for tony, who privately requested a reup of one for the trane posted by boromir as mp3s a back in 2008. Archie shepp attica blues 1972 refining his largeensemble experiments of 1971, attica blues is one of archie shepps most significant post60s statements, recorded just several months after authorities ended the attica prison uprising by massacring 43 inmates and hostages. Flash strap exclusive 27 soundtrack 26 spiritual 26 funk 25 pop 24 rock 21 art that i made 20 vocal jazz 20 folk 18 soul 18 african 17 dub 16 eastern 16 free jazz 16 brazilian 14 jamaican 14 spoken word 12 les baxter 11 krautrock 11 archie shepp 10 piero umiliani 10 sven libaek 10 60s 9 hawaii 9. He told stories about john coltrane and lee morgan. Shepp was born in fort lauderdale, florida, on may 24, 1937, but raised in philadelphia, pennsylvania, where he studied piano, clarinet and alto saxophone before focusing on tenor saxophone he occasionally plays soprano saxophone. Downloaded mp3 will work on any pc, dvd player, pda etc.
I have a lossless download and can offer a link in the comments here if anyone is interested. Contracts, quiet dawn, learning to breathe extended mix, attica blues, nobody knows the troubles ive. Albums include fire music, the magic of juju, and four for trane. A94, as94, grd105, 314 543 4142 john coltrane, archie shepp new thing at newport. Archie shepplife at the donaueschingen music festival, 1967 saba lp, sb 15 148 st this is for tony, who privately requested a reup of one for the trane posted by boromir as mp3s a back in 2008. Archie shepp biography, albums, streaming links allmusic.
Mariamar is an album by jazz saxophonist archie shepp recorded in rome. The second disc is a live recording which pairs shepp and crew with a number of algerian and tuareg musicians. Archie shepp quartet and dar gnawa of tangier feat. The sound quality is a bit dodgy, but the two lengthy tunes are filled with plenty of passion and joy, and one in which shepp and crew get their point across. Archie shepp is a new york city native and alumnus of goddard college. Get archie shepp setlists view them, share them, discuss them with other archie shepp fans for free on.1143 1373 1080 440 1123 1138 198 831 1048 1370 31 124 727 359 496 99 964 387 444 1546 1064 1548 381 1049 15 77 266 1393 1078 818 955 519 1220 555 356 208 876 537 125 556 254 7 654 537 1159 594 623 1347 670 1123 432