Archie Shepp

Tradition (FOX034)

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Tradition

Archie Shepp

Alternative Fox

5060672883344

LPS 161457

FOX034

JAZZ

2

LP 22,30 €

2-LP LIMITED EDITION

Alternative Fox present a reissue of Archie Shepp's The Tradition, originally released in 1978. Avant-garde giant Archie Shepp made an indelible contribution to experimental jazz. Double-LP The Tradition was recorded in Rome in 1977 for Horo Records with drummer Clifford Jarvis and bassist Cameron Brown; the raucous Hooray For Mal has shades of be-bop, while Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Lady is largely tackled by Shepp on upright piano (with gorgeous soloing by Brown); Things Have Got To Change hearkens to Shepp's experience of the Pan-African Cultural Festival of Algiers of 1969 and Ellington's I Didn't Know About You is relayed as a soft tenor ballad with rough edges."

PERSONNEL:

  • Archie Shepp - piano, saxophone
  • Cameron Brown - bass
  • Clifford Jarvis - drums

Recorded at Horo Voice Studios, Rome, October 12, 1977

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • 01. Hooray For Mal (19:55 min)
  • SIDE B
  • 01. Sophisticated Lady (18:23 min.)
  • SIDE C
  • 01. Things Have Got To Change (19:05 min)
  • SIDE D
  • 01. I Didn't Know About You (20:12 min)