Archie Shepp


Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA) is an African-American jazz saxophonist.

Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by the African people, as well as for his work with [a1608797], [a253065], and his collaborations with his "New Thing" contemporaries, most notably [a195812] and [a97545].