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Week-End Mixtape 32 Archie Shepp

Week-End Mixtape 32 Archie Shepp

Playing tracks by

B. B. King, Paul Robeson, Louis Amstrong, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and more.

Chart positions

This show was 6th in the global swing chart.

Archie Shepp means a lot to me. I've met him a few times and I've loved him for a very long time. He's a great saxophonist. He comes up from the era of angry music, in a way, but there's a humor to what he does. He's very influenced by Ornette Coleman but he has his own sound which is, in fact, rather anachronistic... I don't know about my "favorite jazz musician," he may be that, but he's certainly my favorite man playing jazz.

– Robert Wyatt

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