ARCHIE SHEPP
        Live in San Francisco
              Recording Date:
                   February 19, 1966

                  Donald  Garrett  B 
                  Beaver Harris     D 
                  Roswell Rudd     TB 
                  Archie Shepp     P,TS,Vo 
                  Brad Worrell      B  


Review by Scott Yanow
This Impulse recording features the fiery tenor Archie Shepp with his regularly working group of the period, a quintet also featuring trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Beaver Harris and both Donald Garrett and Lewis Worrell on basses. Although two pieces (Shepp's workout on piano on the ballad "Sylvia" and his recitation on "The Wedding") are departures, the quintet sounds particularly strong on Herbie Nichols' "The Lady Sings the Blues" and "Wherever June Bugs Go" while Shepp's ballad statement on "In a Sentimental Mood" is both reverential and eccentric.

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