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Jazz Musician of the Day: Archie Shepp

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All About Jazz is celebrating Archie Shepp's birthday today!

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...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... more

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