Your Leading Source Dedicated To Jamie & The Fans. Bringing You All The Very Latest News & More since 2009

Coming Up This Week On BBC Radio 2 – Archie Shepp Interview

0

Archie SheppThis week, Jamie’s guest is the American jazz saxophonist and composer Archie Shepp. The musician tells how his father inspired him to get into jazz in the early days through artists like Count Basie and Slim Gaillard.

The saxophone player reminisces about making the first Attica Blues album and performing in the infamous Attica prison in the ’70s. Lastly, he talks about re-recording the record today with artists such as Cecile McLorin Salvant.

Tune in from 7pm at BBC Radio 2.

AS

Photo Credit: archieshepp.net

www.archieshepp.net

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *