Saxophone player who embodied the radical, experimental side of jazz in the '60s, but later evolved into one of its most revered and respected elders.
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Album 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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The Good Life 1984 The Good Life Varrick
 
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Down Home New York 1984 Down Home New York Soul Note (Italy)
 
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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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Tray of Silver 1989 Tray of Silver Columbia
 
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Octiminus 1989 Octiminus Pulque
 
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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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Ocean Bridges 2020 Ocean Bridges Redefinition Records
 
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Let My People Go 2021 Let My People Go Archieball
 
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Passport to Paradise Passport to Paradise WestWind
 
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Bijou Bijou Musica
 
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Contemporary Five: Consequences Revisted Contemporary Five: Consequences Revisted
 
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1/9/79 1/9/79 Marge
 
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