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Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp (Saxophone)

Born: 24th May 1937, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Nationality: American

Archie Shepp is an American jazz saxophonist, educator and playwright who since the 1960s has played a central part in the development of avant-garde jazz.

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One of the great saxophonists of the sixties, Archie Shepp made some of the most exciting and politicised recordings of the era, in a series of albums that documented the civil rights struggle.

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