Ancestor Worship 68: Attica Blues

Archie Shepp is in the Ancestor Worship spotlight this week with recordings taken from the Impulse Record albums New Thing At Newport and Attica Blues, the first featuring a small band with Bobby Hutcherson on vbes and the Attica set utilizing a large ensemble with voices and a guest speaking appearance by the late great attorney William Kunstler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



John Sinclair, Blackheath Studios, London, November 16, 2013 [JSAW-0068]

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

Archie Shepp: Le Matin Des Noire

Archie Shepp:Call Me By My Rightful Name

Archie Shepp: Rufus (Swung His Face At Last To The Wind, Then His Neck Snapped)

Archie Shepp: Attica Blues

Archie Shepp & William Kunstler: Invocation: Attica Blues

Archie Shepp: Steam (Part 1)

Archie Shepp: Invocation To Mr. Parker

Archie Shepp: Steam (Part 2)

Archie Shepp: Blues For Brother George Jackson

Archie Shepp & William Kunstler: Invocation: Ballad For A Child

Archie Shepp: Ballad For A Child

Archie Shepp: Good Bye Sweet Pops

Archie Shepp: Quiet Dawn


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