Archie Shepp (Saxophone)
Born: 24th May 1937, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
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.
Further Reading: Archie Shepp
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.