Archie Shepp Discography

1960 (age 23)

Cecil Taylor Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Denis Charles (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 12, 1960
Air (take 5)Mosaic MR6-127
Air (take 9)Mosaic MR6-127; Candid CCD 79046
Lazy Afternoon (take 1)Candid CJM 8006
* Candid CJM 8006, CJS 9006, CS 9006, CCD 79006   The World Of Cecil Taylor
= Barnaby Z 30562   The Cecil Taylor Quartet - Air
= Mosaic MR6-127, MD4-127   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor And Buell Neidlinger
* Candid CCD 79046   Cecil Taylor - Air

Cecil Taylor Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Denis Charles (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor): same personnel
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 13, 1960
Air (take 21)Mosaic MR6-127; Candid CCD 79046
Air (take 28)Candid CJM 8006
Air (take 29) (Air (take 24))Mosaic MR6-127; Candid CCD 79046
* Candid CJM 8006, CJS 9006, CS 9006, CCD 79006   The World Of Cecil Taylor
= Barnaby Z 30562   The Cecil Taylor Quartet - Air
= Mosaic MR6-127, MD4-127   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor And Buell Neidlinger
* Candid CCD 79046   Cecil Taylor - Air

1961

Buell Neidlinger Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano, celeste) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Denis Charles (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, January 9, 1961
Davis (take 1)Candid CCD 79034; Mosaic MR6-127
Davis (take 3)-
O.P. (take 1)Candid CS 9013
Cell Walk For Celeste (take 1)Candid CCD 79034; Mosaic MR6-127
Cell Walk For Celeste (take 3)-
Cell Walk For Celeste (take 8)Candid CS 9017
I Forgot (take 1)Candid CS 9013
Section C (take 1)K2B2 2269; Candid CCD 79034; Mosaic MR6-127
* Candid CS 9013, CCD 79013   Cecil Taylor - Jumpin' Punkins
= Mosaic MR6-127, MD4-127   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor And Buell Neidlinger
* Candid CS 9017; Barnaby KZ 31035; Candid CCD 79017   Cecil Taylor/Buell Neidlinger - New York City R&B
= Mosaic MR6-127, MD4-127   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor And Buell Neidlinger
* K2B2 2269   Buell Neidlinger/Marty Krystall - Marty's Garage
* Candid CCD 79034   Cecil Taylor - Cell Walk For Celeste

Buell Neidlinger Octet

Clark Terry (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Buell Neidlinger (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, January 10, 1961
Jumpin' Punkins (take 4)Candid CCD 79034; Mosaic MR6-127
Things Ain't What They Used To Be (take 1)Candid CS 9017
Things Ain't What They Used To Be (take 3)Candid CS 9013
Jumpin' Punkins (take 6)-
Jumpin' Punkins (take 5)Candid CCD 79034
* Candid CS 9017; Barnaby KZ 31035; Candid CCD 79017   Cecil Taylor/Buell Neidlinger - New York City R&B
= Mosaic MR6-127, MD4-127   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor And Buell Neidlinger
* Candid CS 9013, CCD 79013   Cecil Taylor - Jumpin' Punkins
= Mosaic MR6-127, MD4-127   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor And Buell Neidlinger
* Candid CCD 79034   Cecil Taylor - Cell Walk For Celeste

The Cecil Taylor Quintet/Septet

Ted Curson (trumpet -1) Roswell Rudd (trombone -1) Jimmy Lyons (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Henry Grimes (bass) Sunny Murray as Jimmy Murray (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 10, 1961
1. 10540MixedImpulse! A 9, IA 9339-2, IMPD 270
2. 10541Pots-
3. 10542Bulbs-
* Impulse! A 9, 767 419 104-2   The Gil Evans Orchestra - Into The Hot
* Impulse! IA 9339-2   Cecil Taylor/Charles Tolliver/Grachan Moncur/Archie Shepp - The Dedication Series, Vol. VIII: The New Breed
* Impulse! IMPD 270   The Cecil Taylor Unit/Roswell Rudd Sextet - Mixed

The Cecil Taylor Quintet/Septet

Ted Curson (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) Jimmy Lyons (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Henry Grimes (bass) Sunny Murray as Jimmy Murray (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 23, 1961
10548MixedImpulse! unissued

The Cecil Taylor Quintet/Septet

Ted Curson (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) Jimmy Lyons (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cecil Taylor (piano) Henry Grimes (bass) Sunny Murray as Jimmy Murray (drums): same personnel
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 25, 1961
10549PotsImpulse! unissued
10550Bulbs-

1962

Archie Shepp - Bill Dixon Quartet

Bill Dixon (trumpet) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Don Moore (bass -1,2,4) Reggie Workman (bass -3) Paul Cohen (drums -1,2,4) Howard McRae (drums -3)
NYC, October, 1962
1. 63-114TrioSavoy MG 12178
2. 63-115Quartet-
3. 63-116Peace-
4. 63-117Somewhere-
* Savoy MG 12178   Archie Shepp-Bill Dixon Quartet

1963

New York Contemporary Five

Don Cherry (cornet) John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Don Moore (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
NYC, August 23, 1963
Sound Barrier (Cisum)Fontana (Du) 681 013 ZL
Wo Wo (Hoppin')-
Consequences-
Rufus-
Crepuscule With Nellie-
* Fontana (Du) 681 013 ZL, 881 013 ZY   New York Contemporary Five - Consequences

John Tchicai - Archie Shepp Quartet

John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Don Moore (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
NYC, August 23, 1963
RufusFontana (Du) 681 014 ZL
Nettus-
Hoppin'-
For Helved-
Funeral-
* Fontana (Du) 681 014 ZL, 881 014 ZY   John Tchicai/Archie Shepp/J.C. Moses/Don Moore - Rufus

New York Contemporary Five

Don Cherry (cornet) John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Don Moore (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
Copenhagen, Denmark, October 12, 1963
TrioFontana (Du) 681 013 ZL
Trio (take 1) ("Future One" directed by Neils Holt version)unissued
Trio (take 2)-
* Fontana (Du) 681 013 ZL, 881 013 ZY   New York Contemporary Five - Consequences

New York Contemporary Five

Don Cherry (cornet) John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Don Moore (bass) J.C. Moses (drums): same personnel
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 15, 1963
CisumSonet (Swd) SLP 36; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
TrioSonet (Swd) SLP 51; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
Consequences-
The FuneralSonet (Swd) SLP 36
Sound By Yorunissued
Wo WoSonet (Swd) SLP 51; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
Crepuscule With Nellieunissued
O.C.Sonet (Swd) SLP 36; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
The Sphinxunissued
When Will The Blues LeaveSonet (Swd) SLP 36; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
Monk's MoodSonet (Swd) SLP 51; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
Ezz-Thetic (theme)-
Emotions-
Crepuscule With NellieSonet (Swd) SLP 36; Storyville (D) STCD 8209
Epistrophyunissued
MikSonet (Swd) SLP 36
Ezz-Thetic (theme)-
* Sonet (Swd) SLP 36   New York Contemporary Five Recorded 'Live' At Jazzhus Montmartre, Vol. 1
= Storyville (D) SLP 1010   Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary Five, Vol. 1
= Delmark DL-409, DS-9409   Archie Shepp In Europe, Vol. 1: With The New York Contemporary 5
* Sonet (Swd) SLP 51   New York Contemporary Five Recorded 'Live' At Jazzhus Montmartre, Vol. 2
= Storyville (D) SLP 1009   Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary Five, Vol. 2
= Delmark DL-412, DS-9412   Archie Shepp In Europe, Vol. 2: With The New York Contemporary 5 (not released)
* Storyville (D) STCD 8209   Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary Five

Archie Shepp - Lars Gullin Quintet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Lars Gullin (baritone saxophone) Tete Montoliu (piano) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 21, 1963
You Stepped Out Of A DreamSteepleChase (D) SCC 6013
I Should Care-
The House I Live In-
Sweet Georgia Brown-
* SteepleChase (D) SCC 6013, SCCD 36013   Archie Shepp/Lars Gullin Quintet - The House I Live In

1964

Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary Five

Ted Curson (trumpet -1,2) Don Cherry (trumpet -3) John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Boykins (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
NYC, February 5, 1964
1. 64-061Where Poppies BloomSavoy MG 12184, SJL 2235
2. 64-062Like A Blessed Baby Lamb-
3. 64-063Consequences-
* Savoy MG 12184   Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary Five/Bill Dixon 7-Tette
= BYG (F) 529.100   Archie Shepp/Bill Dixon - Consequences
* Savoy SJL 2235   Various Artists - New Music: 2nd Wave

Archie Shepp Sextet

Alan Shorter (flugelhorn) Roswell Rudd (trombone) John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Reggie Workman (bass) Charles Moffett (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 10, 1964
90159Syeeda's Song FluteImpulse! A 71, ASY 9284-3
90160Mr. SymsImpulse! A 71
90161Cousin Mary-
90162Naima-
90163Rufus: Swung His Face At Last To The Wind, Then His Neck SnappedImpulse! A 71, ASH 9253-3
* Impulse! A 71, IMPD 218   Archie Shepp - Four For Trane
* Impulse! ASY 9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass
* Impulse! ASH 9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

Archie Shepp Septet

Charles Tolliver (trumpet) Benny Jacobs-El (trombone) Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Reggie Johnson (bass) Roger Blank (drums)
"Judson Hall", NYC, October, 1964
The Funeralunissued
Rufus: Swung His Face At Last To The Wind, Then His Neck Snapped-
Hambone Or The Dirty Dozens-
Los Olvidados-
There'll Be Happier Times-
The Chased-

John Coltrane Sextet

John Coltrane, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 10, 1964
90246-4A Love Supreme, Part 1: AcknowledgementImpulse! 314 589 945-2
90246-6--
* Impulse! 314 589 945-2   John Coltrane - A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition

The Jazz Composer's Orchestra

Mike Mantler (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) Willie Ruff (French horn) Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone) Jimmy Lyons, John Tchicai (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Fred Pirtle (baritone saxophone) Paul Bley (piano) Eddie Gomez (bass) Milford Graves (drums) Carla Bley (composer)
"Judson Hall", NYC, December 29, 1964
RoastFontana (Du) 681 011 ZL
* Fontana (Du) 681 011 ZL, 881 011 ZY   The Jazz Composer's Orchestra - Communication

1965

Archie Shepp Sextet

Ted Curson (trumpet) Joseph Orange (trombone) Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Reggie Johnson (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February 16, 1965
90249The Girl From IpanemaImpulse! A 86
90250Prelude To A Kiss-
90251Hambone-
90252Los Olvidados-
* Impulse! A 86, IMPD 158   Archie Shepp - Fire Music

Archie Shepp Trio

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, recitation) David Izenzon (bass) J.C. Moses (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 9, 1965
90299-1The ChasedImpulse! IA 9357-2, GRD 125
90299-2--
90299-3-Impulse! A 101, ASY 9284-3, IA 9357-2, GRD 125
90300The Pickaninny (Picked Clean-No More-Or Can You Back Back Doodlebug)Impulse! A 97, IA 9357-2
90301Malcom, Malcom, Semper MalcomImpulse! A 86, IA 9357-2, GRD 125
* Impulse! IA 9357-2   Archie Shepp - The Dedication Series, Vol. XVII: Further Fire Music
* Impulse! A 101, A 9101   Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 3
* Impulse! ASY 9284-3   Various Artists - The Bass
* Impulse! A 97, GRD 125   Archie Shepp - On This Night
* Impulse! A 86, IMPD 158   Archie Shepp - Fire Music

Archie Shepp Septet

Virgil Jones (trumpet) Astley Fennell (trombone) Marion Brown (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Fred Pirtle (baritone saxophone) Reggie Johnson (bass) Roger Blank (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, March 28, 1965
HamboneImpulse! A 90, IA 9339-2, IMPD 158
* Impulse! A 90, GRD 137   Various Artists - The New Wave In Jazz
* Impulse! IA 9339-2   Cecil Taylor/Charles Tolliver/Grachan Moncur/Archie Shepp - The Dedication Series, Vol. VIII: The New Breed
* Impulse! IMPD 158   Archie Shepp - Fire Music

John Coltrane Orchestra

Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Johnson (trumpet) Marion Brown, John Tchicai (alto saxophone) John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Art Davis, Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 28, 1965
90321-1Ascension, Edition 1: Part 1Impulse! A 95, ASD 9228
90322-1Ascension, Edition 1: Part 2Impulse! A 95
90321-2Ascension, Edition 2: Part 1Impulse! A 95 (later), AS 9223-2
90322-2Ascension, Edition 2: Part 2Impulse! A 95 (later)
* Impulse! A 95   John Coltrane - Ascension, Edition 1
= Impulse! 314 543 413-2   John Coltrane - Ascension
* Impulse! ASD 9228   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials
* Impulse! A 95 (later)   John Coltrane - Ascension, Edition 2
= Impulse! 314 543 413-2   John Coltrane - Ascension
* Impulse! AS 9223-2   The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, recitation) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Barre Phillips (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 2, 1965
Spoken Introduction To Archie Shepp's Set By Billy TaylorImpulse! 314 543 414-2
90355Gingerbread, Gingerbread BoyImpulse! A 97, IA 9357-2
Call Me By My Rightful NameImpulse! A 94, IA 9357-2
Scag-
Rufus: Swung His Face At Last To The Wind, Then His Neck Snapped-
Le Matin Des Noire-
* Impulse! A 97, GRD 125   Archie Shepp - On This Night
* Impulse! IA 9357-2   Archie Shepp - The Dedication Series, Vol. XVII: Further Fire Music
* Impulse! A 94, 314 543 414-2   John Coltrane/Archie Shepp - New Thing At Newport

Archie Shepp's Group

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano) Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone) Henry Grimes (bass) Rashied Ali (drums -1/3) J.C. Moses (drums -5) Joe Chambers (drums, timpani -1,4) Ed Blackwell (rhythm logs -2,3,5) Christine Spencer (vocals -1)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 12, 1965
1. 90356On This Night (If That Great Day Would Come)Impulse! A 97
2. 90357-1The Mac Man-
3. 90357-2The Mac Man (alt. take)Impulse! IA 9357-2, GRD 125
4. 90358In A Sentimental MoodImpulse! A 97
5. 90359The Original Mr. Sonny Boy Williamson-
* Impulse! A 97, GRD 125   Archie Shepp - On This Night
* Impulse! IA 9357-2   Archie Shepp - The Dedication Series, Vol. XVII: Further Fire Music

John Coltrane Quintet

John Coltrane (soprano,tenor saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Down Beat Jazz Festival", Soldier's Field, Chicago, IL, August 15, 1965
Nature Boy / Blue Valse (Blue Waltz)private tape

John Coltrane Octet

John Coltrane (soprano,tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, percussion, bagpipes) Carlos Ward (alto saxophone) Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, percussion) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Rashied Ali, Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, September, 1965
Afro Bluerejected
Out Of This World-

John Coltrane Quartet

John Coltrane (soprano,tenor saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) McCoy Tyner (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Elvin Jones, unknown (drums)
September, 1965
But Not For Meprivate tape
unknown title-

1966

Archie Shepp Quintet

Roswell Rudd (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano) Donald Garrett or Lewis Worrell (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Both/And Club", San Francisco, CA, February 19, 1966
Keep Your Heart RightImpulse! A 9118
Lady Sings The Blues-
Sylvia-
The Wedding-
Wherever June Bugs Go-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Things Ain't What They Used To BeImpulse! AS 9162, IMPD 254
Three For A Quarter, One For A Dime-
Gingerbrad, Gingerbread Boyunissued
For My Grandmother-
Dedication To James Brown-
* Impulse! A 9118, IMPD 254   Archie Shepp - Live In San Francisco
* Impulse! AS 9162   Archie Shepp - Three For A Quarter, One For A Dime

Archie Shepp Octet

Tommy Turrentine (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III, Roswell Rudd (trombone) Howard Johnson (tuba) Perry Robinson (clarinet) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Charlie Haden (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 19, 1966
90617BasheerImpulse! A 9134, AS 9267-2
90618Mama Too TightImpulse! A 9134
90619Theme For Ernie-
90620A Portrait Of Robert Thompson: A. Prelude To A Kiss / B. The Break Strain-King Cotton / C. Dem Basses-
* Impulse! A 9134, IMPD 248   Archie Shepp - Mama Too Tight
* Impulse! AS 9267-2   Various Artists - No Energy Crisis

Chico Hamilton Sextet

Arnie Lawrence (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (piano) Larry Corryell (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 9, 1966
90632For Mods OnlyImpulse! A 9130
* Impulse! A 9130, 314 547 958-2   Chico Hamilton - The Dealer

1967 (age 30)

Archie Shepp Nonet

Martin Banks (trumpet, flugelhorn) Mike Zwerin (bass trombone, trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Reggie Workman (bass) Norman Connors, Beaver Harris (drums) Frank Charles (talking drum) Dennis Charles (percussion) Ed Blackwell (rhythm logs)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 26, 1967
90778The Magic Of Ju-JuImpulse! AS 9154
90779Sorry 'Bout That-
90780Shazam-
90781You're What This Day Is All About-
* Impulse! AS 9154   Archie Shepp - The Magic Of Ju-Ju

Archie Shepp Quintet

Grachan Moncur III, Roswell Rudd (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Donaueschinger Musiktage", Donaueschingen, West Germany, October 21, 1967
One For Trane, Part 1SABA (G) SB 15148
One For Trane, Part 2-
* SABA (G) SB 15148; MPS (G) MPS 15148; MPS/BASF (G) CRM 651, 21 20651-3   Archie Shepp - Life At The Donaueschingen Music Festival

Archie Shepp Quintet

Grachan Moncur III, Roswell Rudd (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums): same personnel
live in France, December 15, 1967
A Portrait Of Robert Thompson (As A Young Man)Jazz Music Yesterday (It) JMY 1007-2
Jazz Is My Religion-
* Jazz Music Yesterday (It) JMY 1007-2   Archie Shepp - Freedom

1968

Archie Shepp Septet

Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums -1,4) Beaver Harris (drums -2,4)
RCA Studios, NYC or National Recording Studios, NYC, January 29, 1968
1.Damn If I Know (The Stroller)Impulse! AS 9170
2.Frankenstein-
3.Fiesta-
4.Sophisticated Lady-
* Impulse! AS 9170, IMPD 272   Archie Shepp - The Way Ahead

Archie Shepp's Group

Martin Banks (trumpet, flugelhorn) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -1) Robin Kenyatta (alto saxophone, flute) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Andrew Bey (piano) Mel Brown (organ, guitar -1) Bert Payne (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass -1) Albert Winston (electric bass, bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Leon Thomas (vocals) Tasha Thomas, Doris Troy (backing vocals)
RCA Studios, NYC + Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1968
1.Stick 'Em UpImpulse! AS 9188
2.Spoo Pee DooImpulse! AS 9262
* Impulse! AS 9188   Archie Shepp - For Losers
* Impulse! AS 9262   Archie Shepp - Kwanza

1969

Archie Shepp's Group

Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) James Spaulding (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Dave Burrell (organ) Wally Richardson (guitar) Bob Bushnell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, February 17, 1969
AbstractImpulse! AS 9188
Back BackImpulse! AS 9262
* Impulse! AS 9188   Archie Shepp - For Losers
* Impulse! AS 9262   Archie Shepp - Kwanza

Archie Shepp's Group

Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
National Recording Studios, NYC, February 26, 1969
New AfricaImpulse! AS 9262, IMPD 272
Bakai-
* Impulse! AS 9262   Archie Shepp - Kwanza
* Impulse! IMPD 272   Archie Shepp - The Way Ahead

Archie Shepp's Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) unknown Algerian musicians
"First Pan-African Festival", Algiers, Algeria, July 29, 1969
Brotherhood At KetchaohaBYG (F) 529.351
* BYG (F) 529.351; Affinity (E) AFF 41   Archie Shepp - Live At The Pan-African Festival
= BYG (F) 529.203   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Live At The Panafrican Festival

Archie Shepp's Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Dave Burrell (piano) Alan Silva (bass) Sunny Murray (drums) Ted Joans, Don Lee (recitation) unknown Algerian musicians
"First Pan-African Festival", Algiers, Algeria, July 30, 1969
We Have Come Back, Part 1BYG (F) 529.351
We Have Come Back, Part 2-
* BYG (F) 529.351; Affinity (E) AFF 41   Archie Shepp - Live At The Pan-African Festival
= BYG (F) 529.203   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Live At The Panafrican Festival

Grachan Moncur III Quintet/Sextet

Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Roscoe Mitchell (alto saxophone, piccolo) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Alan Silva (bass) Andrew Cyrille (drums)
Studio Saravah, Paris, France, August 11, 1969
WhenBYG (F) 529.321
* BYG (F) 529.321; Affinity (E) AFF 38   Grachan Moncur III - New Africa
= BYG (F) 529.205   Grachan Moncur III - Aco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Waked Up Very Early)/New Africa

Archie Shepp's Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Lester Bowie (trumpet) Arthur Jones (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Roscoe Mitchell (bass saxophone, piccolo) Laurence Devereaux (balafon) Dave Burrell (piano) Malachi Favors, Earl Freeman (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums) Sunny Murray (drums, percussion) Art Taylor (rhythm logs)
Paris, France, August 12, 1969
Yasmina, A Black WomanBYG (F) 529.304
* BYG (F) 529.304; Affinity (E) AFF 21   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman
= BYG (F) 529.203   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Live At The Panafrican Festival
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 771   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Poem For Malcolm

Archie Shepp Quintet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -1) Dave Burrell (piano) Malachi Favors (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, August 12, 1969
1.Sonny's BackBYG (F) 529.304
2.Body And Soul-
* BYG (F) 529.304; Affinity (E) AFF 21   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman
= BYG (F) 529.203   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Live At The Panafrican Festival
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 771   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Poem For Malcolm

Dave Burrell Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Arthur Jones (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Alan Silva (bass) Sunny Murray (drums)
Paris, France, August 13, 1969
EchoBYG (F) 529.320
Peace-
* BYG (F) 529.320; Affinity (E) AFF 36   Dave Burrell - Echo

Archie Shepp Quintet

Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone, voice) Burton Greene (piano) Alan Silva (bass) Claude Delcloo (drums) Philly Joe Jones (timpani)
Paris, France, August 14, 1969
Mama RoseBYG (F) 529.311
Poem For Malcolm-
* BYG (F) 529.311; Affinity (E) AFF 78   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm
= BYG (F) 529.208   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm/Blase
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 771   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Poem For Malcolm

Archie Shepp Sextet

Grachan Moncur III (trombone -2) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone -2) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano) Vince Benedetti (piano -2) Malachi Favors (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, August 14, 1969
1.Rain ForestBYG (F) 529.311
2.Oleo-
* BYG (F) 529.311; Affinity (E) AFF 78   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm
= BYG (F) 529.208   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm/Blase
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 771   Archie Shepp - Yasmina, A Black Woman/Poem For Malcolm

Sunny Murray Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Lester Bowie (trumpet, flugelhorn) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Roscoe Mitchell (alto saxophone, flute) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Kenneth Terroade (tenor saxophone, flute) Dave Burrell (piano) Alan Silva (bass) Sunny Murray (drums) Earl Freeman (timpani, bells) Malachi Favors (bells, balafon) Arthur Jones (gong, tambourine, bells) Jeanne Lee (voice, bells)
Paris, France, August 15, 1969
Suns Of Africa, Part 1BYG (F) 529.303
Suns Of Africa, Part 2-
Lester Bowie (trumpet) Archie Shepp, Kenneth Terroade (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Malachi Favors, Alan Silva (bass) Sunny Murray (drums)
Flower TraneBYG (F) 529.348
* BYG (F) 529.303   Sunny Murray - Hommage To Africa
= BYG (F) 529.207   Sunny Murray - Sunshine/Hommage To Africa
* BYG (F) 529.348   Sunny Murray - Sunshine
= BYG (F) 529.207   Sunny Murray - Sunshine/Hommage To Africa

Archie Shepp Septet

Lester Bowie (trumpet -3) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Chicago Beauchamps, Julio Finn (harmonica -1,2) Dave Burrell (piano -1/4) Malachi Favors (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums -1,2,4,5) Jeanne Lee (vocals -1/4)
Paris, France, August 16, 1969
1.My AngelBYG (F) 529.318
2.Blase-
3.There Is A Balm In Gilead-
4.Sophisticated LadyBYG (F) 529.318, 23
5.TouaregBYG (F) 529.318
* BYG (F) 529.318; Affinity (E) AFF 7   Archie Shepp - Blase
= BYG (F) 529.208   Archie Shepp - Poem For Malcolm/Blase
* BYG (F) 23   Various Artists - New Thing

Alan Silva And His Celestrial Communication Orchestra

Bernard Vitet (trumpet, flugelhorn) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) Anthony Braxton (alto,soprano saxophone) Kenneth Terroade (tenor saxophone) Alan Silva (violin) Leroy Jenkins (violin, viola) Dave Burrell (piano) Malachi Favors, Beb Guerin (bass) Claude Delcloo (drums)
Paris, France, August 17, 1969
From The Luna Surface, Part 1BYG (F) 529.312
From The Luna Surface, Part 2-
We Was Thereunissued
* BYG (F) 529.312   Alan Silva And His Celestrial Communication Orchestra - Luna Surface

Clifford Thornton's Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet, congas) Grachan Moncur III (trombone) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) Arthur Jones (alto saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano, bells) Beb Guerin (bass) Sunny Murray (drums) Earl Freeman (congas, gong, percussion)
Paris, France, August 18, 1969
KetchaouaBYG (F) 529.323
Burrell plays (piano) Freeman plays (bass)
Pan African Festival-
* BYG (F) 529.323   Clifford Thornton - Ketchaoua

Archie Shepp's Group

Woody Shaw (trumpet -1,2) Matthew Gee (trombone -1,2) Clarence Sharpe (alto saxophone -1,2,4) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone, flute -1/3) Cedar Walton (piano) Wilbur Ware (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) China-Lin Sharpe (vocals -1,4)
RCA Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969
1. 91096Un Croque Monsieur (Poem: For Losers)Impulse! AS 9188
2. 91097Slow DragImpulse! AS 9262
3. 91098What Would It Be Without YouImpulse! AS 9188
4. 91099I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)-
* Impulse! AS 9188   Archie Shepp - For Losers
* Impulse! AS 9262   Archie Shepp - Kwanza

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra +

Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Ambrose Jackson, Harold "Money" Johnson, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Francois Guin (trombone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Norris Turney (alto,tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Paul Gonsalves, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Harold Ashby (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) Victor Gaskin (bass) Rufus Jones (drums) Tony Watkins (vocals)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, 2nd concert, November 1, 1969
C Jam BluesCurcio (It) GJ-1
* Curcio (It) GJ-1   Various Artists - I Giganti Del Jazz, Vol. 1

Archie Shepp Octet

Clifford Thornton (trumpet) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) Noah Howard (alto saxophone) Julio Finn (harmonica) Leroy Jenkins (viola) Dave Burrell (piano) Earl Freeman (bass) Sunny Murray (drums) Chicago Beau (vocals)
Paris, France, November 9, 1969
Black Gipsy (Black Gypsy)America (F) 30 AM 6099
Epitaph Of A Small Winner: Rio De Janeiro / Casablanca / Chicago-
Pitchin' CanAmerica (F) 30 AM 6106, 067 849-2
* America (F) 30 AM 6099, 067 849-2   Archie Shepp - Black Gipsy
= Prestige PR 10034   Archie Shepp - Black Gypsy
* America (F) 30 AM 6106   Archie Shepp - Pitchin Can

Archie Shepp - Philly Joe Jones Septet

Anthony Braxton (soprano,alto saxophone) Chicago Beau (soprano saxophone, harmonica, vocals) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano) Julio Finn (harmonica, vocals) Leroy Jenkins (violin) Earl Freeman (bass, vocals) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Paris, France, November-December, 1969
The LowlandsAmerica (F) 30 AM 6102
Howling In The Silence: Raynes Or Thunders / Julio's Song-
* America (F) 30 AM 6102; Fantasy LP 86018   Archie Shepp/Philly Joe Jones

1970

Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble

Clifford Thornton (trumpet, piano) Alan Shorter (flugelhorn) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano, recitation) Joseph Dejean (guitar) Beb Guerin (bass) Claude Delcloo (drums)
live in Antibes, France, July 18, 1970
The Early Bird, Part 1BYG (F) 529.338
The Early Bird, Part 2-
* BYG (F) 529.338   Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble Live In Antibes, Vol. 1

Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble

Clifford Thornton (trumpet, piano) Alan Shorter (flugelhorn) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano, recitation) Joseph Dejean (guitar) Beb Guerin (bass) Claude Delcloo (drums): same personnel
live in Antibes, France, July 20, 1970
Huru, Part 1BYG (F) 529.339
Huru, Part 2-
* BYG (F) 529.339   Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble Live In Antibes, Vol. 2

Archie Shepp Nonet

Joseph Jarman (tenor saxophone) or Lester Bowie (trumpet) Alan Shorter (flugelhorn) Clifford Thornton (valve trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano) Bobby Few (piano) Bob Reid (bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Djibrill (congas) Ostaine Blue Warner (percussion)
Paris, France, July 23, 1970
Coral RockAmerica (F) 30 AM 6103
I Should Care-
Uhuru (Dawn Of Freedom), Part 1America (F) 30 AM 6106
Uhuru (Dawn Of Freedom), Part 2-
* America (F) 30 AM 6103; Prestige P 10066   Archie Shepp - Coral Rock
* America (F) 30 AM 6106   Archie Shepp - Pitchin Can

Archie Shepp Quartet

Alan Shorter (flugelhorn) Archie Shepp (piano) Bob Reid (bass) Muhammad Ali (drums)
Paris, France, November, 1970
Sweet Georgia BrownInner City IC 1001
Doodlin'-
Invitation-
Worried About You-
If You Could See Me Now-
More Than You Know-
Coral Rock-
* Inner City IC 1001   Archie Shepp - Doodlin'

1971

Alice Coltrane Group

Pharoah Sanders (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute, percussion, fifes) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, percussion) Alice Coltrane (harp, piano, percussion) Kumar Kramer (harmonium) Tulsi (tambura) Jimmy Garrison, Cecil McBee (bass) Ed Blackwell, Clifford Jarvis (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 21, 1971
Journey In SatchidanandaImpulse! unissued
Shiva-Loka-
Africa-
Leo-

Archie Shepp's Group

Roy Burrowes, Ted Daniel (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Grachan Moncur III (trombone) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, piccolo) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Howard Johnson (baritone saxophone) Dave Burrell (electric piano) Billy Butler, David Spinozza (guitar) Roland Wilson (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Hetty 'Bunchy' Fox, Calo Scott, Juma Sutan (percussion) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals) Anita Branham, Claudette Brown, Barbara Parsons, Ernestina Parsons, Jody Shayne, Anita Shepp, Johnny Shepp, Sharon Shepp (backing vocals)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 17, 1971
Money Blues (Part 1)Impulse! AS 9212
Money Blues (Part 2)-
Money Blues (Part 3)-
Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Cal Massey (electric piano)
Dr. King, The Peaceful Warrior-
Roy Burrowes, Ted Daniel (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Grachan Moncur III (trombone) James Spaulding (alto saxophone, piccolo) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Howard Johnson (baritone saxophone) Leroy Jenkins (violin) Calo Scott (cello) Dave Burrell (electric piano) Roland Wilson (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Hetty 'Bunchy' Fox, Juma Sutan (percussion) Anita Branham, Claudette Brown, Barbara Parsons, Ernestina Parsons, Jody Shayne, Anita Shepp, Johnny Shepp, Sharon Shepp (backing vocals)
Things Have Got To Change (Part 1)-
Things Have Got To Change (Part 2)-
* Impulse! AS 9212, 024 654 419-2   Archie Shepp - Things Have Got To Change

1972

Archie Shepp's Group

Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Marion Brown, Clarence White (alto saxophone) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) James Ware (baritone saxophone) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Jerry Jemmott, Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sutan (percussion) Carl Hall as Henry Hull (vocals) Joshie Armstead, Albertine Robinson (backing vocals)
A&R Recording Studio, NYC, January 24, 25 & 26, 1972
Attica BluesImpulse! AS 9222
William Kunstler (narrator)
Invocation: Attica Blues-
Marion Brown (bamboo flute, percussion) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Dave Burrell (electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
Steam, Part 1-
Marion Brown (flute, percussion) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Bartholomew Gray (narrator)
Invocation To Mr. Parker-
Marion Brown (bamboo flute, percussion) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Dave Burrell (electric piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
Steam, Part 2-
Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Marion Brown, Clarence White (alto saxophone) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) James Ware (baritone saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano, electric piano) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sutan (percussion)
Blues For Brother George Jackson-
William Kunstler (narrator)
Invocation: Ballad For A Child-
Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Roland Wilson (Fender bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Carl Hall as Henry Hull (vocals)
Ballad For A Child-
Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) Clarence White (alto saxophone) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson (tenor saxophone) James Ware (baritone saxophone) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Romulus Franceschini (conductor)
Good Bye Sweet Pops-
Clifford Thornton (cornet) Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley (trumpet) Cal Massey (flugelhorn) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi (trombone) Hakim Jami (euphonium) Clarence White (alto saxophone) Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) James Ware (baritone saxophone) John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Shankar (violin) Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott (cello) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sutan (percussion) Waheeda Massey (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (conductor)
Quiet Dawn-
* Impulse! AS 9222   Archie Shepp - Attica Blues

Archie Shepp's Group

Harold Mabern (piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Ron Carter (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Nene DeFense (tambourine) Peggie Blue (lead vocals) Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (backing vocals)
Allegro Sound Studios, NYC, September 25-27, 1972
Rest Enough (Song To Mother)Impulse! AS 9231
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) John Blake, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Lois Siessinger (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Ron Carter (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Nene DeFense (percussion) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (conductor) Romulus Franceschini, Cal Massey (arranger)
A Prayer-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Ron Carter (electric bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (tambourine) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (vocals)
All God's Children Got A Home In The Universe-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Noel DeCosta, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Jerry Little (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (percussion) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (arranger) Cal Massey (arranger, conductor)
The Lady-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) John Blake, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Lois Siessinger (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Ron Carter (electric bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (percussion) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (vocals) Romulus Franceschini (conductor) Romulus Franceschini, Cal Massey (arranger)
The Cry Of My People-
Charles Greenlee (trombone) Dave Burrell (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
African Drum Suite, Part 1-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) Noel DeCosta, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Jerry Little (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Dave Burrell (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (bongos, congas) Terry Quaye (tambourine, congas) Guilherme Franco (berimbau, Brazilian percussion) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Terry Quaye, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White, Joe Lee Wilson (vocals) Dave Burrell (arranger, conductor)
African Drum Suite, Part 2-
Charles McGhee (trumpet) Charles Stephens (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Noel DeCosta, Gayle Dixon, Leroy Jenkins, Jerry Little (violin) Patricia Dixon, Esther Mellon (cello) Harold Mabern (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Nene DeFense (tambourine) Joe Lee Wilson (lead vocals) Peggie Blue, Andre Franklin, Mildred Lane, Mary Stephens, Barbara White, Judith White (backing vocals) Charles Greenlee (arranger, conductor)
Come Sunday-
* Impulse! AS 9231, B0001790-02   Archie Shepp - The Cry Of My People

1973

Archie Shepp Quintet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Donald Rafael Garrett (bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Suzanne Fasteau (percussion)
Radio Ljubljana, "International Jazz Festival", Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, June, 1973
Sonny's BackEnja (G) 2030
African Drum Suiteunissued
Sophisticated Lady-
52nd Street Theme-
* Enja (G) 2030, ENJ 2030-2   Bill Evans/Bobby Hutcherson/Karin Krog/Archie Shepp - Live At The Festival

1975

Archie Shepp's Group

Roy Burrowes, Alden Griggs (trumpet, flugelhorn) Charles Greenlee (trombone) Ray Draper (tuba) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Walter Davis Jr. (electric piano) Brandon Ross (guitar) Jimmy Garrison, Vishnu Bill Wood (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Abdul Zahir Batin, Nene DeFense (percussion) Semenya McCord, Bill Willingham (vocals) Bill Hasson (recitation)
NYC, April 12, 1975
There's A Trumpet In My Soul Suite, Part 1: There's A Trumpet In My SoulFreedom (E) FLP 41016
There's A Trumpet In My Soul Suite, Part 1: Samba Da Rua-
There's A Trumpet In My Soul Suite, Part 1: Zaid, Part 1-
Down In Brazil-
There's A Trumpet In My Soul Suite, Part 2: Zaid, Part 2-
There's A Trumpet In My Soul Suite, Part 2: It Is The Year Of The Rabbit-
There's A Trumpet In My Soul Suite, Part 2: Zaid, Part 3-
* Freedom (E) FLP 41016; Arista Freedom AL 1016   Archie Shepp - There's A Trumpet In My Soul

Archie Shepp Quintet

Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 18, 1975
Lush LifeFreedom (E) FLP 41027
U-Jaama (U-Jamaa)-
Crucificado-
Miss Toni-
same session
Steam (Stream)Freedom (E) FLP 41034
Along Came Betty-
Blues For Donald Duck-
* Freedom (E) FLP 41027; Arista Freedom AL 1027   Archie Shepp - Montreux One
* Freedom (E) FLP 41034; Arista Freedom AL 1034   Archie Shepp - Montreux Two

Archie Shepp's Group

Charles Greenlee (trombone, tambourine) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Bunny Foy (maracas)
Phonogram Studios, Milan, Italy, August 4 & 5, 1975
HipnosisBlack Saint (It) BSR 0002
Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone, vocals) Dave Burrell (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (tambourine, vocals) Bunny Foy, Charles Greenlee, Rafi Taha (vocals)
Song For Mozambique / Poem: A Sea Of Faces-
Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Bunny Foy (vocals)
I Know 'Bout The Life-
Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
Lookin' For Someone To Love-
* Black Saint (It) BSR 0002   Archie Shepp - A Sea Of Faces

Archie Shepp Sextet

Cicci Santucci (trumpet) Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Irio De Paula (guitar) Alessio Urso (bass) Afonso Vieira (drums)
Rome, Italy, September 28, 1975
TropicalHoro (It) HZ 10; Atomic (Eu) 76810
* Horo (It) HZ 10   Archie Shepp - Body And Soul
* Atomic (Eu) 76810   Archie Shepp - Mariamar

Archie Shepp Quintet

Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) David Williams (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
Rome, Italy, September 28, 1975
LybiaHoro (It) HLL 101-27; Atomic (Eu) 76811
My Heart Cries Out To Africa-
DogonHoro (It) HZ 10; Atomic (Eu) 76811
* Horo (It) HLL 101-27   Archie Shepp - Jazz A Confronto
* Horo (It) HZ 10   Archie Shepp - Body And Soul
* Atomic (Eu) 76811   Archie Shepp - Lybia

Charles Greenlee Group

Alden Griggs, Charles Sullivan (trumpet) Charles Greenlee (trombone) Suliman Hakim (alto saxophone, flute) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) James Ware (baritone saxophone) Hubert Eaves (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Neil Clarke (percussion, congas) Jean Carn, Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
NYC, September, 1975
I Know About The LifeBaystate (J) RVJ-6003
He's Gone-
Someday You'll Be Sorry-
Miss Barbara-
Steam-
Crusificado-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6003   Charles Greenlee - I Know About The Life

Archie Shepp Sextet

Cicci Santucci (trumpet) Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, piano) Irio De Paula (guitar) Alessio Urso (bass) Afonso Vieira (drums)
Rome, Italy, October 16, 1975
MariamarHoro (It) HZ 01; Atomic (Eu) 76810
Tres Ideias-
The Magic-
Shepp's Mood-
Body And SoulHoro (It) HZ 10; Atomic (Eu) 76810
* Horo (It) HZ 01   Archie Shepp - Mariamar
* Horo (It) HZ 10   Archie Shepp - Body And Soul
* Atomic (Eu) 76810   Archie Shepp - Mariamar

Archie Shepp Quintet

Charles Greenlee (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Enregistrement Public Au 1 Festival Independant De Massy", Massy, France, October 24, 1975
Blues For Don'l DuckUniteledis (F) UNI 22975-YX2
Blues For Don'l Duck (Suite Et Fin)-
U-Jaama <<Unite>>-
Hipnosis-
African Drum Suite-
52nd Street Theme-
* Uniteledis (F) UNI 22975-YX2   Archie Shepp A Massy - U-Jaama <<Unite>>

Archie Shepp Duo

Arthur Jones (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, piano) Zusaan Kali Fasteau (vocals)
Paris, France, October 25, 1975
Big FootMusica (F) MUS 3001
Hommage A Sidney Bechet-
The Inner City-
A Little Tune-
* Musica (F) MUS 3001   Archie Shepp - Bijou

1976

Archie Shepp Trio

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Cameron Brown (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"East-West Jazz Festival", Nurnberg, West Germany, May 14, 1976
SolitudeEnja (G) 2076
Steam-
Message From Trane-
52nd Street Theme-
InvitationEnja (G) ENJ 2076-2
Ah-Leu-Cha-
* Enja (G) 2076, ENJ 2076-2; Inner City IC 3002   Archie Shepp - Steam

Karin Krog

Charles Greenlee (trombone -2,3,5,6) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Jon Balke (piano -1/3,5,6) Arild Andersen (bass -1/3,5,6) Cameron Brown (bass -2) Beaver Harris (drums -1/3,5,6) Karin Krog (vocals)
Oslo, Norway, June 23, 1976
1.Sing Me Softly Of The BluesCompendium/Fidardo (N) 2
2.Steam-
3.Day Dream-
4.Solitude-
5.Hi-Fly-
6.Soul Eyes-
* Compendium/Fidardo (N) 2   Karin Krog/Archie Shepp - Hi-Fly

Max Roach - Archie Shepp Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Max Roach (drums)
Paris, France, summer 1976
Sweet Mao: La Preparation / La Marche / Le CommencementUniteledis (F) UN 128976
Suid Afrika '76-
* Uniteledis (F) UN 128976   Max Roach/Archie Shepp - Force: Sweet Mao-Suid Afrika '76

Charlie Haden - Archie Shepp Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Charlie Haden (bass)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, December 20, 1976
Shepp's WayA&M/Horizon SP-727
* A&M/Horizon SP-727   Charlie Haden - The Golden Number

1977 (age 40)

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
"Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club", Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 12, 1977
YiamaJust A Memory (Canadian) RSCD 0005-2
Sonny's Back-
The Girl From Ipanema-
Donna Lee-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Steam-
Crucificado-
Confirmation-
* Just A Memory (Canadian) RSCD 0005-2   Archie Shepp - The Rising Sun Collection

Archie Shepp - Horace Parlan Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano)
Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 25, 1977
Goin' HomeSteepleChase (D) SCS 1079
Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
Go Down Moses-
Steal Away To Jesus-
Deep River-
My Lord, What A Morning-
Amazing Grace-
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child-
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
Come SundaySteepleChase (D) SCCD 31079
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1079, SCCD 31079   Archie Shepp And Horace Parlan - Goin' Home

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Albert Dailey (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Charlie Persip (drums)
North Brookfield, MA, May 7, 1977
Soul EyesDenon (J) YX-7567
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Wise One-
Where Are You-
Darn That Dream-
Theme For Ernie-
* Denon (J) YX-7567, 35C38-7264, DC 8570   Archie Shepp - Ballads For Trane

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Walter Davis Jr. (piano) Earl May (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
NYC, June 3, 1977
Don't You Know I CareDenon (J) YX-7570
Caravan-
Day Dream-
Satin Doll-
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good-
Prelude To A Kiss-
* Denon (J) YX-7570, DC 8547   Archie Shepp - Day Dream

Archie Shepp Trio

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Rome, Italy, October 12, 1977
Hooray For MalHoro (It) HDP 13-14
Sophisticated Lady-
Things Have Got To Change-
I Didn't Know About You-
* Horo (It) HDP 13-14   Archie Shepp - In The Tradition

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
"Le Palais Des Glaces", Paris, France, October 18, 1977
Hooray For HerbieImpro (F) 01
Confirmation-
Baimbu-
Blues Free-
Sonny's Back-
U-JaamaImpro (F) 03
Sophisticated Lady-
Straight Street-
What Would It Be Without You-
Baimbu-
Un Pot D'eau Trop Chaud-
* Impro (F) 01; EPM Musique (F) 152062   Archie Shepp - Parisian Concert, Vol. 1
* Impro (F) 03; EPM Musique (F) 151942   Archie Shepp - Parisian Concert, Vol. 2

Archie Shepp Quartet With Joe Lee Wilson

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, flute, piano) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Cameron Brown (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Joe Lee Wilson (vocals)
Paris, France, October 19, 1977
St. Louis BluesFluid (F) FLU 102
Cool And Caressing-
What Would It Be Without You-
Soft As Rain-
Nice And Easy (Such A Lovely Lady)-
Touch You, Feel You-
* Fluid (F) FLU 102   Archie Shepp/Joe Lee Wilson - A Touch Of The Blues

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
NYC, November 28, 1977
On Green Dolphin StreetDenon (J) YX-7524
Enough-
The Scene Is Clean-
In A Mellow Blues-
I Thought About You-
* Denon (J) YX-7524, 38C38-7262, DC 8587   Archie Shepp - On Green Dolphin Street

Archie Shepp - Gato Barbieri Quintet

Gato Barbieri as Maurice Dog, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Jerome Van Jones (piano) Leroy Bibs (bass) Noel McGhee (drums)
Paris, France, 1977
Witness, Part 1Musica (F) MUS 3013
Witness, Part 2-
* Musica (F) MUS 3013   Archie Shepp - Witness (not released)

1978

Takashi Mizuhashi Quartet/Trio

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mickey Tucker (piano) Takashi Mizuhashi (bass) Horace Arnold (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 1978
Isn't She LovelyDenon (J) YX-7534
The Shadow Of Your Smile-
OleoDenon (J) YX-7540
* Denon (J) YX-7534   Takashi Mizuhashi - Early Summer In Tokyo
* Denon (J) YX-7540   Takashi Mizuhashi - Gon's Delight

Archie Shepp - Dollar Brand Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,alto,soprano saxophone) Dollar Brand (piano)
Tokyo, Japan, June 5, 1978
FortunatoDenon (J) YX-7532
Barefoot Boy From Queens Town - To Mongezi-
Left Alone-
Theme From "Proof Of The Man"-
Ubu Suku-
Moniebah-
* Denon (J) YX-7532, 38C38-7008, DC 8561   Archie Shepp/Dollar Brand - Duet

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mickey Tucker (piano) Buster Williams (bass) Horace Arnold (drums)
"Nakano Sun Plaza Hall", Tokyo, Japan, June 6, 1978
CaravanDenon (J) YX-7538
In A Sentimental Mood-
Steam-
Straight Street-
* Denon (J) YX-7538, COCY-80753   Archie Shepp Quartet Live In Tokyo

Archie Shepp Trio

Archie Shepp (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Paris, France, July 14, 1978
Maple Leaf RagFluid (F) FLU 104
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
Lift Every Voice And Sing-
Chelsea Bridge-
EVA "In Memoriam"-
Lush Life-
The Scene Is Clean-
* Fluid (F) FLU 104   Archie Shepp - Maple Leaf Rag

George Adams - Heinz Sauer - Archie Shepp Sextet

Heinz Sauer (tenor saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Rainer Bruninghaus (piano) Palle Danielsson (bass) Alex Riel (drums)
"Frankfurt Workshop", Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, September 24, 1978
Free For ThreeCircle (G) RK 24978/31
For Art's Art Now-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Free Interlude-
Devil BluesCircle (G) RK 7884/33
Confirmation-
* Circle (G) RK 24978/31   George Adams/Heinz Sauer/Archie Shepp - Frankfurt Workshop '78: Tenor Saxes
* Circle (G) RK 7884/33   Archie Shepp - Devil Blues

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Warsaw, Poland, October, 1978
Mama RoseWest Wind (G) WW 2082
Lush Life-
In A Sentimental Mood-
* West Wind (G) WW 2082   Archie Shepp - Perfect Passions

Art Matthews Sextet/Quintet/Quartet

Dizzy Reece (trumpet) Billy Pierce (tenor saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor,alto saxophone) Art Matthews (piano) Charles Fambrough (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
NYC, December 4, 1978
Samba EbonyBaystate (J) RVJ-6052
I'll Remember April-
5/5 Thing-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6052; Matra MA 1001   Art Matthews - It's Easy To Remember

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (alto saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
NYC, December 7, 1978
Donna LeeDenon (J) YX-7543
Relaxin' At Camarillo-
Now's The Time-
Lady Bird-
Flamingo-
* Denon (J) YX-7543, DC 8546   Archie Shepp - Lady Bird

1979

Archie Shepp Quintet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Cheik Tidiane Fall (poetry, cachichi, congas)
"Totem Stadium", Paris, France, January 9, 1979
Poem For Mama RoseMarge (F) 08
Back Ground Goungchi-
Things Have Got To Change, Part 1Marge (F) 08; EPM Musique (F) 152172
Things Have Got To Change, Part 2-
Giant Steps-
You Don't Know What Love IsEPM Musique (F) 152172
No Smokin'-
* Marge (F) 08   Archie Shepp - Live At The Totem, Vol. 1
* EPM Musique (F) 152172   Archie Shepp - Things Have Got To Change

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
"Totem Stadium", Paris, France, January 9, 1979
Donna LeeMarge (F) 16
'Round Midnight-
Blues For Brother George Jackson-
Confirmation-
* Marge (F) 16   Archie Shepp - Live At The Totem, Vol. 2
= EPM Musique (F) 152202   Archie Shepp - 'Round About Midnight

Siegfried Kessler Trio With Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Jean-Francois Jenny Clark (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Paris, France, January 25, 1979
InvitationImpro (F) 04
Along Came Betty-
* Impro (F) 04; EPM Musique (F) 152092   Siegfried Kessler - Invitation

Archie Shepp Quintet

Everett Hollins (trumpet) Archie Shepp (tenor,baritone saxophone) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Bob Cunningham (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Paris, France, January 25, 1979
Lover ManImpro (F) 05
Au Privave-
Parker's Mood-
Now's The Time-
* Impro (F) 05   Archie Shepp - Bird Fire
= EPM Musique (F) 151962   Archie Shepp - A Tribute To Charlie Parker

Archie Shepp Quintet

Howard Johnson (tuba, baritone saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Mickey Tucker (piano) Takashi Mizuhashi (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
Tokyo, Japan, April 11, 1979
No Smokin'Denon (J) YX-7806
If You Could See Me Now-
Nica's Dream-
Cookin' At The Continental-
* Denon (J) YX-7806, DC 8548   Archie Shepp - Tray Of Silver

Sangeeta Michael Berardi Sextet/Quintet

Roswell Rudd (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Sangeeta Michael Berardi (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Mario Pavone (bass -2) Rashied Ali (drums)
July-October, 1979
1.Some Other BluesNew Pulse Artists NPA 1001
2.The Fifth Heart String Sings-
* New Pulse Artists NPA 1001   Sangeeta Michael Berardi - Divine Song

Max Roach - Archie Shepp Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Max Roach (drums)
"Jazz Festival Willisau '79", Willisau, Switzerland, August 30, 1979
The Long Marchhat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6041
U-Jaa-Ma-
Triptich: Four Big Sid / Drums Unlimited / Papa Johat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6042
South Africa Goddam-
J.C. Mose Ishat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6041
Sophisticated Lady-
It's Timehat Hut (Swi) 2R13; hatART (Swi) CD 6042
Giant StepshatART (Swi) CD 6042
* hat Hut (Swi) 2R13   Max Roach Featuring Archie Shepp - The Long March
= hatART (Swi) 4026   Max Roach Duos With Archie Shepp And Anthony Braxton - The Long March
* hatART (Swi) CD 6041   Max Roach And Archie Shepp - The Long March, Part 1
* hatART (Swi) CD 6042   Max Roach And Archie Shepp - The Long March, Part 2

Attica Blues Big Band

Kamal Abdul Alim, Roy Burrowes, Charles McGhee, Eddie Preston, Malachi Thompson (trumpet) Charles Greenlee, Dick Griffin, Raymond Harris, Charles Stephens, Steve Turre (trombone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, piano) Marvin Blackman, Marion Brown, Patience Higgins, John Purcell, James Ware (saxophones, flute) Candice Green (violin) Terry Jenoure (violin, vocals) Carl Ector (viola) Akua Dixon (cello, vocals) Art Matthews (piano) Clyde Criner (synthesizer) Brandon Ross (guitar) Avery Sharpe (bass, electric bass) Hakim Jami (bass, tuba) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Kevin Jones (percussion) Irene Datcher, Joe Lee Wilson (vocals) Ray Copeland (conductor, director)
live in Palais Des Glaces, Paris, France, October 24, 1979
Antes De AdiosBlue Marge (F) 1001
Star Love-
Moon Bees-
Attica Blues, Part 1-
Steam-
Quiet Dawn-
Hi-Fly-
U-Jaama-
Strollin'-
Ballad For A Child-
Simone-
Crusificado-
A Change Has Come Over Me-
Goodbye Sweet Pops-
Skippin'-
Attica Blues, Part 2-
* Blue Marge (F) 1001; EPM Musique (F) 151982   Archie Shepp - Attica Blues Big Band Live At The Palais Des Glaces

1980

Abbey Lincoln

Roy Burroughs (trumpet -1/4,6) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Hilton Ruiz (piano) Jack Gregg (bass) Freddie Waits (drums) Abbey Lincoln (vocals)
Paris, France, February 4, 1980
1.Sophisticated LadyBlue Marge (F) 1003
2.Golden Lady-
3.Painted Lady-
4.Throw It Away-
5.What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life-
6.Caged Bird-
* Blue Marge (F) 1003   Abbey Lincoln In Paris - Painted Lady
= Inner City IC 1117   Abbey Lincoln - Golden Lady

Archie Shepp - Horace Parlan Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano)
Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 6, 1980
Back Water Blues (Backwater Blues)SteepleChase (D) SCS 1139
Trouble In Mind-
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out-
Careless Love Blues-
How Long Blues-
Blues In ThirdsSteepleChase (D) SCCD 31139
When Things Go Wrong-
Goin' Down SlowSteepleChase (D) SCS 1139
Courthouse Blues-
C.C. Rider-
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor-
St. James Infirmary-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1139, SCCD 31139   Archie Shepp And Horace Parlan - Trouble In Mind

Archie Shepp - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass)
Copenhagen, Denmark, February 7, 1980
Moose The MoocheSteepleChase (D) SCS 1149
Embraceable You-
Ornithology-
Billie's Bounce-
Yardbird Suite-
Blues For Alice-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Confirmation-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1149, SCCD 31149   Archie Shepp And Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - Looking At Bird

Family Of Percussion

Archie Shepp (flute, tenor,soprano saxophone, recitation) Tom Nicholas (percussion) Hans-Peter Giger, Trilok Gurtu, Doug Hammond (percussion, vocals)
Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, October 13 & 14, 1980
Here Comes The FamilyNagara (G) Mix 1021
Street Song-
Euterpe's Favorit/Wilhelm Liefland Gewidmet-
Ardopetotri-
For Ti Roro-
* Nagara (G) Mix 1021   Family Of Percussion And Archie Shepp - Here Comes The Family

1981

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Kenny Werner (piano) Santi Debriano (bass) John Betsch (drums)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 11 & 12, 1981
I Know About The LifeSackville (Canadian) 3026
Giant Steps-
'Round Midnight-
Well, You Needn't-
* Sackville (Canadian) 3026, SKCD 2-3026   Archie Shepp - I Know About The Life

Archie Shepp Quintet

Charles McGhee (trumpet) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone, flute, piano) Charles Eubanks (piano) Santi Debriano (bass) John Betsch (drums) Michelle Wiley (vocals)
"Jazz Unite", Paris, France, November 3, 1981
My ManImpro (F) 06
Premier Bal-
Blues For Bechet-
Petite Fleur-
Passport To Paradise-
* Impro (F) 06   Archie Shepp - My Man
= West Wind (G) WW 002, WW 2002   Archie Shepp - Passport To Paradise

1982

Archie Shepp - Jasper Van't Hof Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, recitation) Jasper Van't Hof (organ, electric piano, piano, synthesizer, composer, kalimba)
"SWF Jazz Concert", Villingen, Black Forest, West Germany, February 5, 1982
ContractsSteepleChase (D) SCS 1169, SCCD 30006
Mama RoseSteepleChase (D) SCS 1169
People (Pipo)-
Kalimba-
Recovered Residence-
* SteepleChase (D) SCS 1169, SCCD 31169   Archie Shepp/Jasper Van't Hof - Mama Rose
* SteepleChase (D) SCCD 30006   Various Artists - Players Place, Vol. 1

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Kenny Werner (piano) Santi Debriano (bass) Marvin Bugalu Smith (drums)
Cologne, West Germany, December 1, 1982
Mama RoseEnja (G) 4050
Soul Song-
Geechee-
My RomanceEnja (G) ENJ 4050-2
* Enja (G) 4050, ENJ 4050-2   Archie Shepp - Soul Song

Material

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Raymond Jones (electric piano) Yogi Horton (drums) Whitney Houston (vocals)
NYC, 1982
MemoriesElektra 9 60206-1
* Elektra 9 60206-1   Material - One Down

1983

Sun Ra All Stars

Don Cherry (pocket trumpet) Lester Bowie (trumpet) Eloe Omoe (contralto clarinet) Archie Shepp (soprano saxophone) Marshall Allen (alto saxophone, EVI) John Gilmore (tenor saxophone) Sun Ra (piano, synthesizer, vocals) Richard Davis (bass) Clifford Jarvis, Philly Joe Jones (drums) Famoudou Don Moye (drums, Sun percussion)
Montreux, Switzerland, between November 2 & 5, 1983
SunRa 11-83AStars That Shine Darkly..., Part 1Saturn 10-11-85
Stars That Shine Darkly..., Part 2Saturn Gemini 9-1213-85
* Saturn 10-11-85   Sun Ra - Hiroshima
* Saturn Gemini 9-1213-85   Sun Ra - Outer Reach Intensity-Engery

1984

Archie Shepp Quintet

Charles McGhee (trumpet, vocals) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, voice) Kenny Werner (piano, voice) Saheb Sarbib (bass, electric bass, voice) Marvin Bugalu Smith (drums, voice) Bazzi Bartholomew Grey (voice)
NYC, February 5-8, 1984
Down Home New YorkSoul Note (It) SN 1102
'Round Midnight-
May 16th-
The 4th World-
Straight Street-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1102, 121102-2   Archie Shepp - Down Home New York

Archie Shepp Quartet With Jeanne Lee

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Siegfried Kessler (piano) Peter Bockius (bass) Don Mumford (drums) Jeanne Lee (vocals -1/5)
Leverkusen, West Germany, October 6, 1984
1.'Round MidnightCircle (G) RK 61084/29; West Wind (G) WW 2036
2.Tune For Shepp (Dedicated To Sun Ra)-
3.Bahia-
4.Sophisticated Lady-
5.Blue Monk-
6.Mama RoseCircle (G) RK 7884/33; West Wind (G) WW 2036
7.U-Majaa-
* Circle (G) RK 61084/29   Archie Shepp - African Moods
* Circle (G) RK 7884/33   Archie Shepp - Devil Blues
* West Wind (G) WW 2036   Archie Shepp And Jeanne Lee

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Kenny Werner (piano) Avery Sharpe (bass) Marvin Bugalu Smith (drums)
Northampton, MA, 1984
Moose The MoocheVarrick VR 005
Stompin' At The Savoy-
The Good Life-
Jordu-
Mama Rose-
Une Petite Surprise-
* Varrick VR 005   Archie Shepp - The Good Life

1985

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) George Cables (piano) Herbie Lewis (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums) Royal Blue (vocals)
live in Sacramento, CA, May 22, 1985
St. James InfirmarySoul Note (It) SN 1122
A Night In Tunisia-
Giant Steps-
My Romance-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1122, 121122-2   Archie Shepp - Live "On Broadway": California Meeting

Archie Shepp - Michel Marre Septet

Michel Marre (trumpet, tuba) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Siegfried Kessler (synthesizer) Wilbur Little (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums) Samuel Ateba, Denis Fournier (percussion)
Montpellier, France, November 17 & 18, 1985
PassionVent Du Sud (F) VS 105; 52e Rue Est (F) RECD 018
Prelude To A Kiss-
We'll Be Together Again-
For Heaven's Sake-
You're My Thrill-
Little Folks52e Rue Est (F) RECD 018
Never Thought-
* Vent Du Sud (F) VS 105   Archie Shepp/Michel Marre - You're My Thrill
* 52e Rue Est (F) RECD 018   Archie Shepp/Michel Marre - Passion

Archie Shepp Quintet

Enrico Rava (trumpet, flugelhorn) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Siegfried Kessler (piano, synthesizer) Wilbur Little (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Milan, Italy, December 11, 12 & 13, 1985
Little Red MoonSoul Note (It) SN 1112
Impromptu-
Naima-
Whisper Not-
Sweet Georgia Brown-
* Soul Note (It) SN 1112, 121112-2   Archie Shepp - Little Red Moon

1986

Tchangodei - Archie Shepp Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Tchangodei (piano)
Paris, France, September 22, 1986
Ballad For MandelaVolcanic (F) 130656
African Transe-
Vol De L'Aigle-
Rollin'-
* Volcanic (F) 130656, 130656xCD   Tchangodei/Archie Shepp - Eagle's Flight

1987 (age 50)

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Harry Emmery (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Monster, Holland, May 4, 1987
ArrivalL+R (G) LR 45005
Steam-
Reflexions-
Relaxin' At Camarillo-
Manhattan-
Groovin' High-
* L+R (G) LR 45005, CDLR 45005   Archie Shepp - Splashes

Archie Shepp - Horace Parlan Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano)
Monster, Holland, May 5, 1987
Sophisticated LadyL+R (G) LR 45003
Cousin Flo-
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
Call Me-
Pannonica-
When Lights Are Low-
Stardust-
* L+R (G) LR 45003, CDLR 45003   Archie Shepp/Horace Parlan - Reunion

Archie Shepp - Jasper Van't Hof Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Jasper Van't Hof (piano, synthesizer, kalimba, carkeys)
Monster, Holland, May 7 & 8, 1987
Down Home In New YorkL+R (G) LR 45004
The Hunter-
Naima-
Pulse Of The Roots-
5th Of May-
In A Decent Way-
* L+R (G) LR 45004, CDLR 45004   Archie Shepp/Jasper Van't Hof - The Fifth Of May

Tchangodei - Archie Shepp - Mal Waldron Trio

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano, grave-medium) Tchangodei (piano, medium-aigu)
Lyon, France, May 12 & 15, 1987
Africa StruggleVolcanic (F) 18.018
Space Blues-
Drifting Blues-
The Seagulls Of Kristiansund-
* Volcanic (F) 18.018, 18.018xCD   Tchangodei/Archie Shepp/Mal Waldron - Three For Freedom

Archie Shepp - Horace Parlan Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano)
live in Annecy, France, 1st set, October 24, 1987
Arrival52e Rue Est (F) RE 015
Back Water Blues-
'Round Midnight-
Mama Rose-
How Long Blues-
Steam52e Rue Est (F) RECD 015
* 52e Rue Est (F) RE 015, RECD 015   Archie Shepp/Horace Parlan - En Concert: 1st Set

Archie Shepp - Horace Parlan Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano): same personnel
live in Annecy, France, 2nd set, October 24, 1987
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor52e Rue Est (F) RE 016
Ruby, My Dear-
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out-
Trouble In Mind-
Deep River-
Sophisticated Lady-
* 52e Rue Est (F) RE 016, RECD 016   Archie Shepp/Horace Parlan - En Concert: 2nd Set

1988

Archie Shepp Quartet With Annette Lowman

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Dave Burrell (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums) Annette Lowman (vocals)
Monster, Holland, January 27, 1988
Stars Are In Your EyesTimeless (Du) SJP 287
Lover Man-
Medley: Brand New World / Breaking A New Day-
Margy Pargy-
My Funny Valentine-
Lush Life-
Squeeze Me-
Yesterdays-
Tribute To Bessie SmithTimeless (Du) CDSJP 287
* Timeless (Du) SJP 287, CDSJP 287   Archie Shepp/Annette Lowman - Lover Man

Archie Shepp Quartet With Chet Baker

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
"21st German Jazz Festival", "Kongresshalle", Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, March 13, 1988
Dedication To Bessie Smith's BluesL+R (G) LR 45006
My Foolish Heart-
ConfirmationL+R (G) CDLR 45006
* L+R (G) LR 45006, CDLR 45006   Archie Shepp/Chet Baker - In Memory Of First And Last Meeting In Frankfurt And Paris 1988

Archie Shepp Quartet With Chet Baker

Chet Baker (trumpet, vocals) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums): same personnel
live in Paris, France, March 14, 1988
When Lights Are LowL+R (G) CDLR 45006
How Deep Is The OceanL+R (G) LR 45006
That Ol' Devil Moon-
My IdealL+R (G) CDLR 45006
* L+R (G) LR 45006, CDLR 45006   Archie Shepp/Chet Baker - In Memory Of First And Last Meeting In Frankfurt And Paris 1988

Tchangodei - Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Tchangodei (piano) Wilbur Little (bass) Clifford Jarvis (drums)
Paris, France, May, 1988
Una Noche Con FrancisVolcanic (F) 24083
Soweto-
Ginseng-
Mavichavel-
Regard-
* Volcanic (F) 24083, 24083xCD   Tchangodei/Archie Shepp - Ginseng

1989

Chris McGregor And The Brotherhood Of Breath With Archie Shepp

Harry Beckett, Dave Defries, Claude Deppa (trumpet, flugelhorn) Faez Virji, Annie Whitehead (trombone) Jeff Gordon (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone) Julian Arguelles (flute, soprano saxophone) Talib Kibwe (alto clarinet, alto saxophone) Robert Juritz (alto saxophone, bassoon) Frank Williams (alto,tenor saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) Chris McGregor (piano) Ernest Mogotsi Mothle (bass) Gilbert Matthews (drums) Tony Maronie (percussion) Sonti Mndebele (vocals)
live in Banlieues, France, March 18, 1989
Sangena52e Rue Est (F) RECD 017
Mayebuye-
Country Cooking-
Jikele-
Presentation-
Steam-
Sweet As Honey-
Bessie Smith's Blues-
* 52e Rue Est (F) RECD 017   Chris McGregor/Archie Shepp - En Concert A Banlieues Bleues With Chris McGregor And The Brotherhood Of Breath

Archie Shepp - Richard Davis Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Richard Davis (bass)
"Club Cantare", Boston, MA, October 1, 1989
Things Ain't What They Used To BeEnja (G) ENJ 7007-2
Body And Soul-
Pannonica-
'Round Midnight-
* Enja (G) ENJ 7007-2   Archie Shepp/Richard Davis - Body And Soul

Archie Shepp - Francisco Mondragon Rio Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Francisco Mondragon Rio (guitar) Fred Williams (bass) Hugh Petersen (drums) Marla Adler (vocals)
NYC, December 14 & 15, 1989
San FranciscoPulque PULCD 3
Guadalupe-
Desert And Bandits-
Octiminus-
Delight-
To-Night-
* Pulque PULCD 3   Archie Shepp/Francisco Mondragon Rio - Octiminus

1990

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,alto saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano) Wayne Dockery (bass) George Brown (drums)
Munich, Germany, November 6, 1990
Go Down Moses (Let My People Go)Timeless (Du) CDSJP 370
I Didn't Know About You-
Billie's Bossa-
Hot House-
The Good Life-
Now's The Time-
Ask Me Now-
Party Time-
* Timeless (Du) CDSJP 370   Archie Shepp - I Didn't Know About You

1991

Archie Shepp - Horace Parlan Duo

Archie Shepp (tenor,alto saxophone, vocals) Horace Parlan (piano)
"Bellerive Hotel", Zurich, Switzerland, September 27 & 28, 1991
Swing Low, Sweet ChariotPlainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-73
See See Rider-
Embraceable You-
Go Down Moses-
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor-
I Didn't Know About You-
Dedication To Bessie Smith's Blues-
Billie's Bossa-
* Plainisphare (Swi) PL 1267-73   Archie Shepp/Horace Parlan - Swing Low

1992

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,alto saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Wayne Dockery (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums)
Studio 44, Monster, Holland, January 13, 1992
Do You Know What It Means To Miss New OrleansTimeless (Du) CDSJP 386
I Know About The Life-
Georgia On My Mind-
Embraceable You-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Lush Life-
Deja Vu-
Angel Eyes-
All Too Soon-
Ain't Misbehavin'-
* Timeless (Du) CDSJP 386   Archie Shepp - Black Ballads

Yusef Lateef - Archie Shepp Quintet/Sextet/Septet

Yusef Lateef, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Tom McClung (piano) Avery Sharpe (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums) Mulazimuddin S. Rasool (congas -8) Tony Vacca (tambourine -8) Adam Rudolph (percussion -1)
Monstar Media, Leverett, MA, January, 1992
1.You Know What I MeanYAL Records YAL 977
2.Monk Remembered-
3.Thong-
4.Selim-
5.Dr. Emilio-
6.In The Valley-
7.Odd A Little-
8.Ammons Remembered-
* YAL Records YAL 977   Tenors Of Yusef Lateef And Archie Shepp

Sax Legends, Vol. 1

David Murray, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Sound On Sound, NYC, August 13, 14 & 25, 1992
BambooPaddle Wheel (J) KICJ-139
omit Murray
My Little Brown Book-
* Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-139   Lee Konitz/Phil Woods/Frank Morgan/Archie Shepp/Houston Person/Dave Liebman/Bennie Wallace/David Murray/Steve Coleman/Donald Harrison/John Zorn/Craig Bailey - Sax Legends, Vol. 1
= Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-8241/2   Lee Konitz/Phil Woods/Frank Morgan/Archie Shepp/Houston Person/Dave Liebman/Bennie Wallace/David Murray/Steve Coleman/Donald Harrison/John Zorn/Craig Bailey - Sax Legends
= Evidence ECD 22130-2   Frank Morgan/Lee Konitz/Phil Woods/John Zorn/Steve Coleman/Donald Harrison/Craig Bailey/Dave Liebman/Archie Shepp/David Murray/Houston Person/Bennie Wallace - The Colossal Saxophone Sessions

Sax Legends, Vol. 2

Donald Harrison, Lee Konitz, Frank Morgan, John Zorn (alto saxophone) David Murray, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) George Cables (piano) Rufus Reid (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)
Sound On Sound, NYC, August 13, 14 & 25, 1992
Blues For 52nd StreetPaddle Wheel (J) KICJ-140
* Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-140   Lee Konitz/Phil Woods/Frank Morgan/Archie Shepp/Houston Person/Dave Liebman/Bennie Wallace/David Murray/Steve Coleman/Donald Harrison/John Zorn/Craig Bailey - Sax Legends, Vol. 2
= Paddle Wheel (J) KICJ-8241/2   Lee Konitz/Phil Woods/Frank Morgan/Archie Shepp/Houston Person/Dave Liebman/Bennie Wallace/David Murray/Steve Coleman/Donald Harrison/John Zorn/Craig Bailey - Sax Legends
= Evidence ECD 22130-2   Frank Morgan/Lee Konitz/Phil Woods/John Zorn/Steve Coleman/Donald Harrison/Craig Bailey/Dave Liebman/Archie Shepp/David Murray/Houston Person/Bennie Wallace - The Colossal Saxophone Sessions

1993

Michel Herr Big Band Featuring Archie Shepp

Nic Fissette, Edmond Harnie, Richard Rousselet, Eric Verhaeghe (trumpet) Phil Abraham, Marc Godfroid, Claude Remacle (trombone) Jan De Backer (bass trombone) Michel Massot (tuba) Pierre Vaiana (soprano,tenor saxophone) Frank Vaganee (alto saxophone) Peter Vandendriessche (alto saxophone, B flat clarinet) Kurt Van Herck, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Johan Vandendriessche (baritone saxophone) Michel Herr (piano, composer, arranger, musical director) Jeanfrancois Prins (guitar) Philippe Aerts, Riccardo Del Fra, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (bass) Jan De Haas, John Engels (drums) Silvia Droste (vocals)
Belgium???, circa 1993???
Just FriendsAMC (Belgian) 50.047
Song For Lucy (quartet version)-
Something Of Me-
Perdido-
Jeff's Funeral-
Club Groove-
Besame Mucho-
Cherokee-
Song For Lucy (quartet version)-
Bass Boom (double bass choir)-
Marche Funebre-
Black Rose Stomp-
Song For Lucy (big band version)-
Medicine-
Something Of Me-
Good Guess-
Cri-
Jeff's Funeral (version with Archie Shepp)-
Song For Lucy (solo piano version)-
* AMC (Belgian) 50.047   Michel Herr/Archie Shepp - Just Friends (Soundtrack)

1994

Stephen McCraven Sextet

Ed Byrne (trombone) Avram Fefer (tenor saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone) Tom McClung (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums)
Guy's Boogitie Shoe Shop, ???, February 8, 1994
Song Of The Forest BoogarabooWorld McC Music WMM 9505
Ask Me Now-
Nothing At All-
But Beautiful-
Ugly Beauty-
Black Beauty-
Otology-
* World McC Music WMM 9505   Stephen McCraven - Song Of The Forest Boogaraboo

1995

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor,soprano saxophone, vocals) John Hicks (piano) George Mraz (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Clinton Recording Studio "A", NYC, November 24 & 25, 1995
Little Girl BlueVenus (J) TKCV-79307
More Than You Know-
Blue In GreenVenus (J) TKCV-79307, TKCV-35061
Blue And SentimentalVenus (J) TKCV-79307
Cry Me A River-
If I Should Lose You-
Alone Together-
* Venus (J) TKCV-79307, TKCV-35004, TKCV-35117, VHCD-2086, VHCD-78147   Archie Shepp Quartet - Blue Ballads
* Venus (J) TKCV-35061   Various Artists - Somewhere: Romantic Blue Ballad

1996

Stephen McCraven Quintet/Sextet

Ed Byrne (trombone) Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Tom McClung (piano) Nat Reeves (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums)
Guy's Boogitie Shoe Shop, ???, February 25, 1996
Sequoia SongEfmic FMC 9706
* Efmic FMC 9706   Stephen McCraven - Bosco

Archie Shepp - Eric Le Lann Quintet

Eric Le Lann (trumpet) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Richard Clements (piano) Wayne Dockery (bass) Stephen McCraven (drums)
"Petit Journal Montparnasse", Paris, France, June 5 & 6, 1996
Delicated To Bessie SmithTwins (F) 3
Hope Two-
The Man I Love-
Ask Me Now-
Circle-
Twins Valse-
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Twins (F) 3   Archie Shepp/Eric Le Lann - Live In Paris

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) John Hicks (piano) George Mraz (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 7, 1996
The Thrill Is GoneVenus (J) TKCV-35024, TKCV-35059
The Shadow Of Your SmileVenus (J) TKCV-35024
Everything Must Change-
Here's That Rainy DayVenus (J) TKCV-35024, TKCV-35058
La RositaVenus (J) TKCV-35024
Nature Boy-
Yesterdays-
Violets For Your FursVenus (J) TKCV-35024, TKCV-35060, TKCV-35310
same session
Here's That Rainy DayVenus (J) VENUS-1051
Yesterdays-
La Rosita-
This Masquerade-
Strangers In The Night-
* Venus (J) TKCV-35024, TKCV-35026, TKCV-35118, TKGV-2, VHCD-2002, VHCD-78063, VHGD7   Archie Shepp Quartet - True Ballads
* Venus (J) TKCV-35059   Various Artists - Mack The Knife: Twilight Jazz Ballad
* Venus (J) TKCV-35058   Various Artists - Night Lights: Midnight Jazz Ballad
* Venus (J) TKCV-35060   Various Artists - Parlez-Moi D'Amour: Romantic Jazz Ballad
* Venus (J) TKCV-35310   Various Artists - Very Best: Venus Records Horn Album Best Performances
* Venus (J) VENUS-1051   Archie Shepp Quartet - True Ballads II (not for sale)

Archie Shepp Quintet

Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn -1,4,5,7) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) John Hicks (piano) George Mraz (bass) Idris Muhammad (drums -1/7) Stephen McCraven (drums -8)
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, December 26 & 27, 1996
1.A Flower Is A Lovesome ThingTimeless (Du) CDSJP 439
2.My Foolish Heart-
3.Strange Fruit-
4.You're Blase-
5.Something To Live For-
6.Georgia On My Mind-
7.Hello, Young Lovers-
8.California Blues-
* Timeless (Du) CDSJP 439   Archie Shepp Sings - Something To Live For

1998 (age 61)

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) Richard Davis (bass) Sunny Murray (drums -2,5/8) Leopoldo Fleming (percussion -2,5,7,8)
June 1, 1998
1.St. Louis BluesPAO (Austrian) PAO 10430
2.Et Moi-
3.Blue Bossa-
4.God Bless The Child-
5.Total Package-
6.Steam-
7.Limbuke-
8.Omega-
* PAO (Austrian) PAO 10430; Jazz Magnet JAM 2006   Archie Shepp - St. Louis Blues

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, vocals) John Hicks (piano) George Mraz (bass) Billy Drummond (drums)
Clinton Recording Studio "A", NYC, September 13, 1998
Lonnie's LamentVenus (J) TKCV-35067
Everytime We Say GoodbyeVenus (J) TKCV-35067, TKCV-35404
Time After TimeVenus (J) TKCV-35067
All Or Nothing At All-
But Beautiful-
Que Reste-t-il De Nos Amours-
Blue Train-
A Little Surprise For The Lady-
I Want To Talk About You-
* Venus (J) TKCV-35067, TKCV-35080, TKCV-35120, TKCV-35107 (2001), VHCD-2023, VHCD-78110   Archie Shepp - True Blue
* Venus (J) TKCV-35404   Various Artists - Ten Tenors, Ten Colors: Venus Great Tenor Sax Players 10

1999

Archie Shepp With Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio

Ari Brown, Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano) Malachi Favors (bass) Kahil El'Zabar (drums)
Riverside Studios, Chicago, IL, January 23 & 24, 1999
Conversation / The IntroductionDelmark DE-514
Big Fred-
Kari-
Whenever I Think Of You-
Conversations / The Dialogue-
Brother Malcolm-
Revelations-
* Delmark DE-514   Archie Shepp Meets Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio - Conversations

Jean-Paul Bourelly With Archie Shepp/Henry Threadgill

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Jean-Paul Bourelly (electric guitar, guitar, vocals, effects) Reggie Washington (bass -2) Big Royal Talamacus (boom bass) Slam T. Wig (drums -3) Abdourahmane Diop (drums, vocals) Samba Sock (boograboo) Slaka (jimbe)
Dackle Inc. Studios, NYC, July, 1999
1.GumbePAO (Austrian) PAO 10640
2.New Afro Blu-
3.Invisible Indivisible-
* PAO (Austrian) PAO 10640; Jazz Magnet JAM 2005   Jean-Paul Bourelly With Archie Shepp/Henry Threadgill - Boom Bop

2000

Archie Shepp - Roswell Rudd Quintet

Roswell Rudd (trombone) Grachan Moncur III (trombone -1/8,10) Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone, piano, vocals) Reggie Workman (bass -1/8,10) Andrew Cyrille (drums -1/8,10) Amiri Baraka (poetry)
"The Jazz Standard", NYC, September 23 & 24, 2000
1.Keep Your Heart RightVerve 440 013 482-2
2.Acute Motelitis-
3.Steam-
4.Pazuzu-
5.We Are The Blues-
6.Ujamma-
7.Bamako-
8.Slide By Slide-
9.Deja-Vu-
10.Hope, No. 2-
* Verve 440 013 482-2   Roswell Rudd And Archie Shepp Live In New York

2001

Archie Shepp Quartet

Archie Shepp (tenor saxophone) Harold Mabern (piano) George Mraz (bass) Billy Drummond (drums)
The Studio, NYC, June 11 & 12, 2001
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your LifeVenus (J) TKCV-35096
Petite Fleur-
Les Feuilles Mortes-
L' Ame Des PoetesVenus (J) TKCV-35096, TKCV-35310
GigiVenus (J) TKCV-35096
April In Paris-
Sous Le Ciel De Paris-
Deja Vu-
same session
C'est Si BonVenus (J) VENUS-1024
Deja Vu-
* Venus (J) TKCV-35096, TKCV-35151, TKGV-12, VHCD-2027, VHCD-78034, VHGD13   Archie Shepp Quartet - Deja Vu
* Venus (J) TKCV-35310   Various Artists - Very Best: Venus Records Horn Album Best Performances
* Venus (J) VENUS-1024   Various Artists - Venus Jazz Special Sampler 2001 (not for sale)