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Archie Shepp Quartet ft. Tom McClung, Avery Sharpe & Steve McCraven
Price 8pm Shows $35.00; 10pm Shows $25.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Jazz Blues

Archie Shepp Quartet ft. Tom McClung, Avery Sharpe & Steve McCraven

Friday, Oct 12, 2012 10:00p

Saxophone player, composer, pianist, singer, politically committed poet, playwright, Archie Shepp is a legend.

He populates his musical world with themes and stylistic elements provided by the greatest voices of jazz: from Ellington to Monk and Mingus, from Parker to Siver and Taylor. His technical and emotional capacity enables him to integrate the varied elements inherited by the Masters of Tenor from Webster to Coltrane into his own playing but according to his very own combination: the wild
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Archie Shepp Quartet ft. Tom McClung, Avery Sharpe & Steve McCraven

Saxophone player, composer, pianist, singer, politically committed poet, playwright, Archie Shepp is a legend.

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Archie Shepp
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Saxophonist Archie Shepp was one of the key figures in the free-jazz movement of the 1960s. A follower of John Coltrane, Shepp paid tribute to his mentor on 1964's FOUR FOR TRANE. Shepp's approach was marked by fiery improvisations, the incorporation of a diverse array of black musical forms (from gospel to R&B), and an ideological focus on revolutionary politics and themes of black power and identity....
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Yoshi's Oakland Jazz Club
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-9200
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