Archie Shepp Quartet Blue Ballads

Archie Shepp Quartet - Blue Ballads  

Posted by Garina at Nov. 21, 2008
Archie Shepp Quartet - Blue Ballads

Archie Shepp - Blue Ballads
APE & MP3, @320 | 286 Mb & 117,5 Mb | Label: JVC Japan | Cd 2004
Compilation
Archie Shepp Quartet feat. Annette Lowman - Lover Man (1988) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}

Archie Shepp Quartet feat. Annette Lowman - Lover Man (1988) {2015 Japan Timeless Jazz Master Collection Complete Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 387 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 142 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 260 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1988, 2015 Timeless Records / Solid Records Japan / Ultra-Vibe | CDSOL-6356
Jazz / Bop / Modern Post Bebop / Saxophone / Vocal Jazz / Jazz Blues

Reissue with the latest remastering. Features original cover artwork. Comes with a descripton in Japanese. A real gem from the great Archie Shepp – an overlooked treasure from his years as a straight jazz musician – a time we come to appreciate more and more as the years go by! The Shepp heard here is one who's still got all the raw tone and bite of the old days, but also finds a way to swing things on a set of familiar standards – so that he's cutting these great raspy lines out of tunes you might already know – but which are taking on a whole new life in the process.
Archie Shepp Quartet - Live at the Teatro Alfieri Part 1 & Part 2 (2004)

Archie Shepp Quartet - Live at the Teatro Alfieri Part 1 & Part 2 (2004)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 6 894 Kbps, 720 x 576 (1.333) at 25.000 fps | Audio: PCM 2 channels at 1 536 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: TDK | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 22 Dec 2004 | Runtime: 123 min | 4,19 + 4,19 GB (2xDVD5)

In their series of Jazz greats, TDK release on DVD the first part of a jazz night in Torino in 1977 with famed sax player Archie Shepp and his Quartet. Archie Shepp was much discussed among jazz fans during the 1970s as it was becoming increasingly clear that a profound change was taking place in his approach to music and even his physical appearance. For years he had been the embodiment of black resistance, dressing in traditional African garments and protesting against the suppression of black people. But now he was wearing suits and had given up his free style of playing in favour of interpretations of known pieces from the jazz tradition. Inevitably, the changes upset some people and pleased others. But Shepp never made it easy to judge him, and ignoring the talk he went ahead on his straight path, which had already led him to a place among the jazz greats while he was still a young man.

Archie Shepp Quartet - I Didn't Know About You (1991)  Music

Posted by intothe at June 11, 2009
Archie Shepp Quartet - I Didn't Know About You (1991)

Archie Shepp Quartet - I Didn't Know About You (1991)
Jazz | EAC rip (FLAC+CUE+LOG) | 365 MB | full scans
Timeless | 64:31 | RAR with 5% recovery
Archie Shepp Quartet - Splashes [Tribute To Wilbur Little]

Archie Shepp Quartet - Splashes [Tribute To Wilbur Little]
Flac & MP3, 320 kbps| 263 MB & 112 MB| Label: L&R Music | Released 1987

Archie Shepp Quartet - Lady Bird  

Posted by Garina at Dec. 11, 2008
Archie Shepp Quartet - Lady Bird

Archie Shepp Quartet - Lady Bird
Flac & MP3, 320 kbps | 240 Mb & 94 Mb | Rec. 1978 | Label: Denon
Total Time: 41:45

Archie Shepp - Black Ballads (1992) {Timeless}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Nov. 11, 2016
Archie Shepp - Black Ballads (1992) {Timeless}

Archie Shepp - Black Ballads (1992) {Timeless}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 326 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 147 mb
Genre: jazz

Black Ballads is the 1992 album by American jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp. Released by the Timeless label on 13 January, 1992, he is joined by Horace Parlan, Wayne Dockery, and Steve McRaven.

Archie Shepp - Little Red Moon (1985) {Soul Note SN 1112 CD}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Nov. 12, 2016
Archie Shepp - Little Red Moon (1985) {Soul Note SN 1112 CD}

Archie Shepp - Little Red Moon (1985) {Soul Note SN 1112 CD}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 271 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 108 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 9 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1985, 1986 Soul Note | SN 1112 CD
Jazz / Post Bop / Free Improvisation / Saxophone

"Serious collectors and devoted Sheppherds only…" By 1985 Archie Shepp's tone on tenor had declined quite a bit from just a few years earlier. This should have been a strong set for the sidemen (trumpeter Enrico Rava, keyboardist Siegfried Kessler, bassist Wilbur Little and drummer Clifford Jarvis) are excellent and the repertoire is both diverse and challenging. However Shepp fouls up "Naima" by playing his out-of-tune soprano, talks and sings on the 18-minute "Little Red Moon" more than he plays tenor and his sax sounds quite sloppy on "Whisper Not" and "Sweet Georgia Brown." Despite some good moments from the supporting cast, this is one to skip.

Dave Stryker Quartet - Blue Degrees (1993)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Sept. 20, 2016
Dave Stryker Quartet - Blue Degrees (1993)

Dave Stryker Quartet - Blue Degrees (1993)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 67:04 min | 154 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: SteepleChase

Whether you’ve heard guitarist Dave Stryker leading his own group (with 26 CD’s as a leader to date), co-leading The Stryker/Slagle Band, or as a featured sideman with Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, and many others, you know why the Village Voice calls him “one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years.”
Charles Gayle Quartet - Blue Shadows (1993) {Silkheart SHCD 157 rel 2008}

Charles Gayle Quartet - Blue Shadows (1993) {Silkheart SHCD 157 rel 2008}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 460 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 166 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 68 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1993, 2008 Silkheart | SHCD 157
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Saxophone / Viola

There must have been something in the air in January, 1993. Lars-Olof Gustavsson, who had released Charles Gayle's first recordings on his label Silkheart in 1988, had contacted Gayle with the interest of doing a new session with him and a double rhythm section. Gayle pared the concept down to two basses and one drummer and selected the players - William Parker, Vattell Cherry and Michael Wemberly. Those sessions resulted in five hours of tape and two CDs, Translations and Raining Fire. Years later and after some negotiation, Gustvasson has returned to the masters again, culling a third release from the tapes.