Fire Music - Archie Shepp
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  1. Hambone
  2. Los Olvidados
  3. Malcolm, Malcolm, Semper Malcolm
  4. Prelude to a Kiss
  5. The Girl from Ipanema
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  1. Hambone
  2. Los Olvidados
  3. Malcolm, Malcolm, Semper Malcolm
  4. Prelude to a Kiss
  5. The Girl from Ipanema
  6. Hambone
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This particular early Archie Shepp recording has its strong moments, although it is a bit erratic. Four selections utilize an advanced sextet. Of these songs, "Hambone" has repetitive riffing by the horns behind the soloists, and Shepp's bizarre exploration of "The Girl from Ipanema" gets tedious, but the episodic "Los Olvidaos" is quite colorful, and the tenorman sounds fine on a spacy rendition of "Prelude to a Kiss." "Malcolm, Malcolm-Semper Malcolm" has Shepp reading a brief poem for the fallen Malcolm X before he jams ...

Fire Music 2000, GRP

UPC: 011105115827

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Fire Music 1995, GRP

UPC: 011105015820

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Fire Music MCA

UPC: 076741912124

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