I hear a sound is a retelling of shepps 1972 attica blues lp. The opening title track refers to the shooting of43 inmates at the attica prison riot some months before. This is heavyweight deep jazz with soul vocals and a huge horn section. It opens up with the fiery funkandgospel number, attica blues, written in response. One of the worlds most renowned, multiple awardwinning record companies. Employing a sextet including drummer joe chambers and alto saxophonist marion brown, shepp puts together a record that is both. When you say that youre looking for something thats the more dissonant the better, it seems to me as if youre trying to compartmentalize his music, rather than accept it for what it is. Licensed courtesy of universal music group limited. Shepp is best known for his passionately afrocentric music of the late 1960s, which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by the africanamericans, as well as for his work with the new york contemporary five, horace parlan, and his collaborations with his new thing contemporaries, most. Steam 1976 full album youtube getatchew mekurya ethiopian urban modern music vol.
You can buy album attica blues vinyl 1972 archie shepp. Moses drums rudy van gelder studio, englewood cliffs, nj, march 9, 1965 music. Shepp, archie storyville records the best in jazz since 1952. I even have a zappa live album where archie jams with uncle frank and his band. Every time shepps breath hits the reeds he creates an emotional vibe which all of his records have displayed. Attica was made in 1972, right after the infamous prison riot, and is second to none in its painting of race relations during the era. After the original and the repeat performance at the palais des glaces in 1979 of his attica blues orchestra, archie shepp in 2012 revived this fantastic ensemble, together with a brilliant and dynamic collective of performers. Check out attica blues by archie shepp on amazon music.
In january 1972, archie shepp recorded the album attica blues in tribute to this rebellion. Bear family records proud to be independent specialised in premium quality reissues. For my ears, archie shepps music is all part of one piece, whether hes playing more freely or more structured. Archie shepp has been at various times a feared firebrand and radical, soulful throwback and contemplative veteran. The physical cd has eleven tracks along with instructions to download two further selections. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Every time shepp s breath hits the reeds he creates an emotional vibe which all of his records have displayed. Attica blues vinyl 1972 jazz archie shepp download. Archie shepps new attica blues band project by archie.
This is a very likeable and listenable album, and features the same sort of emotional purity of expression found on shepps more out blowing albums. Candid e ccd 79046 lazy afternoon take 1 candid cjm 8006. Archie shepps new attica blues band project kickstarter. 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. Archie shepp belgium 2015 sunday, august 30th, 2015 click on the panels for a better view or to download jpg artwork. Souljazz, free jazz, fusion archie shepp attica blues 2001, paper sleeve, cd discogs. I hear the sound by archie shepp attica blues orchestra. Attica blues vinyl 1972 jazz archie shepp download jazz. Archie shepp attica blues 2001, paper sleeve, cd discogs. Tomorrow will be another day by florence wetzel the cry of my people by david rickert interviews. He was viewed in the 60s as perhaps the most articulate and disturbing member of the free generation, a published playwright willing to speak on the record in unsparing, explicit fashion about social injustice and the anger and. Archie shepp, attica blues orchestra i hear the sound 20, cd.
Fire music must be one of shepps most interesting albums, blistering and intense, a halfway house between free and the avant garde. Kwanza by chris may kwanza by norman weinstein first take by germein linares interviews. None set the stage better that archie shepps attica blues. Here you can buy and download music mp3 archie shepp. Montreux two is a live album by jazz saxophonist archie shepp recorded at the montreux jazz festival in 1975 and released on the arista freedom label. After the original and the repeat performance at the palais des glaces in 1979 of his attica blues orchestra, archie shepp in 2012 revived this fantastic ensemble, together with a. Perhaps because shepps musical interests were changing, attica blues isnt the allout blast of rage one might expect. Albums include fire music, the magic of juju, and four for trane. Nov 08, 20 for my ears, archie shepp s music is all part of one piece, whether hes playing more freely or more structured.
Steam part 1 site map help add to favorites to get full access to the site e. Perhaps because shepp s musical interests were changing, attica blues isnt the allout blast of rage one might expect. Archie shepp on this night if that great day would come 10. Attica blues is an album by avantgarde jazz saxophonist archie shepp. Attica blues, written in response to the attica prison massacre, which contains a plea for equality repeated over and over again if i. Attica blues by archie shepp 4988031165225 cd barnes. Archie shepp tenor saxophone, recitation david izenzon bass j. Nov 21, 20 attica blues was a classic shepp album from 1972 an incensed response to the bloody state suppression of the previous years attica prison riot, using a big band and a wider embrace of the. They complete the moving and exhilarating music by archie shepps attica blues orchestra.
Thats right, archie shepp, saxophone player extraordinaire and one of our. Delicate sound of thunder expanded new edition duration. Attica blues was a classic shepp album from 1972 an incensed response to the bloody state suppression of the previous years attica prison riot, using a big band and a wider embrace of the. Cd album, limited edition, reissue, remastered paper sleeve country. Nov 02, 2004 none set the stage better that archie shepp s attica blues. From the title track inwards, this is a wonderful, beautiful album shepp s attica blues, an album made in a time of social destruction and allout war waged on the africanamerican community. Some of the most exciting jazz albums to listen to are those that try to strike a middle ground between the mainstream and the avantgarde. Download new jazz album by archie shepp attica blues 19722003 flac from ol.756 1526 962 148 427 312 1350 382 1208 97 1144 1256 507 598 734 926 723 1411 210 1569 970 495 737 269 1004 157 1215 570 994 1199 51 1339 263 835 1546 473 1534 403 857 1347 78 208 1163 559 674 971 640 101 1266