Archie Shepp facts for kids
Archie Shepp in Warsaw, 2008
|Born||May 24, 1937
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
|Genres||Jazz, free jazz, avant-garde jazz|
|Labels||Impulse!, SteepleChase, DENON, BYG Actuel|
|Associated acts||Cecil Taylor, John Coltrane, Horace Parlan|
With 1972's Attica Blues and The Cry of My People, he spoke out for civil rights; the former album was a response to the Attica Prison riots.
- Stewart Smith, "Archie Shepp interview", Summerhall, July 31, 2012.
- Phil Freeman, "Interview: Archie Shepp on John Coltrane, the Blues and More", Red Bull Music Academy, August 25, 2014.
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