Archie Shepp

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Saxophonist who embodied the free, experimental generation, later evolving into one of the revered and respected elders of jazz.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Bill Dixon/Archie Shepp
1962 Bill Dixon/Archie Shepp Savoy
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Archie Shepp/Bill Dixon Quartet
1962 Archie Shepp/Bill Dixon Quartet Free Factory
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The New York Contemporary Five
1963 The New York Contemporary Five Delmark
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Archie Shepp in Europe
1963 Archie Shepp in Europe Delmark
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The House I Live In
1963 The House I Live In SteepleChase
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New York Contemporary 5 in Europe
1963 New York Contemporary 5 in Europe Delmark
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Archie Shepp
1964 Archie Shepp Impulse!
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Four for Trane
1964 Four for Trane GRP
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The New Wave in Jazz
1965 The New Wave in Jazz Impulse!
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New Thing at Newport
1965 New Thing at Newport Impulse!
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Fire Music
1965 Fire Music GRP
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New Thing at Newport
1965 New Thing at Newport Impulse!
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Three for a Quarter, One for a Dime
1966 Three for a Quarter, One for a Dime Impulse!
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Live in San Francisco
1966 Live in San Francisco GRP / Impulse!
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Mama Too Tight
1966 Mama Too Tight Impulse!
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On This Night
1966 On This Night GRP / Impulse!
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The Magic of Ju-Ju
1967 The Magic of Ju-Ju Import
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Life at the Donaueschingen Music Festival
1968 Life at the Donaueschingen Music Festival MPS Records
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Yasmina, a Black Woman
1969 Yasmina, a Black Woman Sunspots
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Poem for Malcolm
1969 Poem for Malcolm Sunspots
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Blasé
1969 Blasé Le Jazz
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Black Gipsy
1969 Black Gipsy Universal International
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Live at the Pan-African Festival
1969 Live at the Pan-African Festival Sunspots
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The Way Ahead
1969 The Way Ahead GRP / Impulse!
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Live in Antibes Vol. 1 & 2
1970 Live in Antibes Vol. 1 & 2 Fuel 2000 / Varese
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For Losers
1971 For Losers Universal / Universal Distribution
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Archie Shepp & Philly Joe Jones
1971 Archie Shepp & Philly Joe Jones Fantasy
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Things Have Got to Change
1971 Things Have Got to Change Impulse!
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Attica Blues
1972 Attica Blues Impulse! / Universal Distribution
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The Cry of My People
1973 The Cry of My People Impulse!
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Coral Rock
1973 Coral Rock Prestige
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Kwanza
1974 Kwanza Impulse!
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There's a Trumpet in My Soul
1975 There's a Trumpet in My Soul Freedom Records (Jazz)
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Montreux, Vol. 1
1975 Montreux, Vol. 1 Freedom
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Montreux, Vols. 1 & 2
1975 Montreux, Vols. 1 & 2 Arista / Freedom
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U-Jaama (Unite)
1975 U-Jaama (Unite) Uniteledis
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Montreux Two
1975 Montreux Two 1201 Music
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A Sea of Faces
1975 A Sea of Faces Black Saint
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Steam
1976 Steam Enja
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Goin' Home
1977 Goin' Home Steeplechase
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Ballads for Trane
1977 Ballads for Trane Denon Records
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Day Dream
1977 Day Dream Denon Records
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On Green Dolphin Street
1977 On Green Dolphin Street Denon Records
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Duet
1978 Duet Denon Records / Savoy Jazz
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Live in Tokyo
1978 Live in Tokyo Denon Records
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Maple Leaf Rag
1978 Maple Leaf Rag Flued
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Lady Bird
1978 Lady Bird Denon Records
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Bird Fire: A Tribute to Charlie Parker
1979 Bird Fire: A Tribute to Charlie Parker Westwind
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Further Fire Music
1979 Further Fire Music Impulse!
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Attica Blues Big Band
1979 Attica Blues Big Band Marge
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Duo Reunion
1979 Duo Reunion L & R Music / Records
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Live at the Totem, Vol. 1
1979 Live at the Totem, Vol. 1 FD Entertainment
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Looking at Bird
1980 Looking at Bird Steeplechase
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Trouble in Mind
1980 Trouble in Mind SteepleChase
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I Know About the Life
1981 I Know About the Life Sackville
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Tribute to Sidney Bechet
1981 Tribute to Sidney Bechet Impro
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Soul Song
1982 Soul Song Enja
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African Moods
1984 African Moods Circle
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Archie Shepp & Jeanne Lee
1984 Archie Shepp & Jeanne Lee WestWind
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Down Home New York
1984 Down Home New York Soul Note (Italy)
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The Good Life
1984 The Good Life Varrick
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California Meeting: Live on Broadway
1985 California Meeting: Live on Broadway Soul Note (Italy)
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Little Red Moon
1985 Little Red Moon Soul Note (Italy)
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Mama Rose: Live in Concert
1985 Mama Rose: Live in Concert SteepleChase
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Reunion
1987 Reunion L & R Music / Records
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Splashes (Tribute to Wilbur Little)
1987 Splashes (Tribute to Wilbur Little) L & R Music / Records
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First Set
1987 First Set 52 Rue Est
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Second Set
1987 Second Set 52 Rue Est
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The Fifth of May
1987 The Fifth of May Optimism
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Mama Rose: In Concert
1987 Mama Rose: In Concert WestWind
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In Memory Of
1988 In Memory Of L & R Music / Records
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En Concert a Banlieues Bleues
1989 En Concert a Banlieues Bleues 52 Rue Est
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Octiminus
1989 Octiminus Pulque
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Tray of Silver
1989 Tray of Silver Columbia
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Body and Soul
1991 Body and Soul Enja
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I Didn't Know About You
1991 I Didn't Know About You Timeless
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Swing Low
1991 Swing Low Plainisphare
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Archie Shepp Plays Bechet
1994 Archie Shepp Plays Bechet WestWind
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Painted Lady
1995 Painted Lady ITM
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Stream
1995 Stream Jazz Hour
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Lover Man
1995 Lover Man Timeless
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Perfect Passions
1995 Perfect Passions WestWind
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Parisian Concert, Vol. 2
1996 Parisian Concert, Vol. 2 EPM
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Parisian Concert, Vol. 1
1996 Parisian Concert, Vol. 1 EPM
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Live at the Totem, Vol. 2: 'Round About Midnight
1996 Live at the Totem, Vol. 2: 'Round About Midnight EPM
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True Ballads
1996 True Ballads Venus Jazz / Tokuma Records
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Something to Live For
1997 Something to Live For Timeless
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Live at Donaueschingen Music Festival
1997 Live at Donaueschingen Music Festival Polygram
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True Ballads II
1997 True Ballads II
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True Blue
1998 True Blue Venus Jazz / Venus
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Conversations
1999 Conversations Delmark
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Black Ballads
2000 Black Ballads Timeless
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St. Louis Blues
2001 St. Louis Blues Jazz Magnet
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Live in New York
2001 Live in New York Universal Distribution / Verve
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Blues
2001 Blues Absor
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Swing Low: Live
2001 Swing Low: Live Elephant (City Hall)
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Hungarian Bebop
2002 Hungarian Bebop Budapest Music Center
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Chooldy Chooldy
2002 Chooldy Chooldy Azzurra Music
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Deja Vu
2003 Deja Vu Japanese Import
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Live in Antibes, Vol. 2
2003 Live in Antibes, Vol. 2 Sunspots
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Tomorrow Will Be Another Day
2003 Tomorrow Will Be Another Day Allegro Corporation / PAO
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Live in Antibes, Vol. 1
2004 Live in Antibes, Vol. 1 Sunspots
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Blue Ballads
2004 Blue Ballads Venus Jazz
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Bateau Lavoir + Archie Shepp
2004 Bateau Lavoir + Archie Shepp Bateau Lavoir
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Left Alone Revisited: A Tribute to Billie Holiday
2005 Left Alone Revisited: A Tribute to Billie Holiday Enja
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First Take
2005 First Take Archie Ball
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Kindred Spirits, Vol. 1
2007 Kindred Spirits, Vol. 1 Archie Ball / Henri Selmer Paris
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Gemini
2007 Gemini Archie Ball
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Phat Jam in Milano
2009 Phat Jam in Milano Dawn of Freedom
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Lybia
2009 Lybia Ais
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Mariamar
2009 Mariamar Ais
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Wo! Man
2011 Wo! Man Archie Ball
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I Hear the Sound
2013 I Hear the Sound Archie Ball
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Rufus
2015 Rufus Coolmusic
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Bijou
Bijou Musica
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Passport to Paradise
Passport to Paradise WestWind
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1/9/79
1/9/79 Marge
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