Monday, March 2, 2009

Song For Mozambique

Archie Shepp is a New York City native and alumnus of Goddard College. Archie started playing jazz in the early 60's and continues to dazzle audiences around the world playing tenor saxophone and piano, accompanied by his soulful voice. Currently residing in Massachusetts, he teaches music history as a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Archie has collaborated with Cecil Taylor, John Coltrane and Yusef Lateef, as well as countless other jazz greats. Mr Shepp received the distinguished New England Foundation for the Arts Achievement in Music Award in 1995.

This version of "Song For Mozambique" goes into a completely new territory yet preserving the originals calm, soothing mood on his first interpretation with archie’s flowing sax and the often sampled vocals and the conscious spoken words floating on...

Archie Shepp - Song For Mozambique (Stilove4music Version)