The Archie Shepp Quartet Blue Ballads 180g LP
The Archie Shepp Quartet Blue Ballads 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Venus
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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The Archie Shepp Quartet Blue Ballads 180g LP

The Archie Shepp Quartet

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SKU:
VENLP0182
UPC:
4580051151594

Classic Jazz Ballads By Accomplished Jazz Quartet On High Quality 180g Vinyl LP!

Intelligent, articulate and controversial tenor sax player, composer and singer Archie Shepp was a strong advocate of "free jazz" in the 1960s and 1970s. He surprised Japanese jazz fans in the 1990s when he released a series of ballad albums from Venus Records, beginning with Blue Ballads in 1995. In a nutshell, this recording is a treasure. Tenor sax legend Archie Shepp is joined by one of his favorite collaborators, pianist Horace Parlan, in an terrific set of classic jazz ballads, plus two well-chosen Shepp compositions.

Once again and in all the best ways, Shepp shines in parallel with his contemporary Pharoah Sanders. Both are skilled balladeers as well as free spirits who simply cannot be bottled or pigeonholed.
-Arwulf Arwulf, AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
  • Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Direct Mix Stereo
  • Obi strip
  • Made in Japan

Musicians

Archie Shepp tenor & soprano sax, vocals
John Hicks piano
George Mraz bass
Idris Muhammad drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Little Girl Blue
  2. Blue And Sentimental
  3. Alone Together

Side B:

  1. More Than You Know
  2. Cry Me A River
  3. If I Should Lose You
Description

Classic Jazz Ballads By Accomplished Jazz Quartet On High Quality 180g Vinyl LP!

Intelligent, articulate and controversial tenor sax player, composer and singer Archie Shepp was a strong advocate of "free jazz" in the 1960s and 1970s. He surprised Japanese jazz fans in the 1990s when he released a series of ballad albums from Venus Records, beginning with Blue Ballads in 1995. In a nutshell, this recording is a treasure. Tenor sax legend Archie Shepp is joined by one of his favorite collaborators, pianist Horace Parlan, in an terrific set of classic jazz ballads, plus two well-chosen Shepp compositions.

Once again and in all the best ways, Shepp shines in parallel with his contemporary Pharoah Sanders. Both are skilled balladeers as well as free spirits who simply cannot be bottled or pigeonholed.
-Arwulf Arwulf, AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
  • Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Direct Mix Stereo
  • Obi strip
  • Made in Japan

Musicians

Archie Shepp tenor & soprano sax, vocals
John Hicks piano
George Mraz bass
Idris Muhammad drums

Selections

Side A:

  1. Little Girl Blue
  2. Blue And Sentimental
  3. Alone Together

Side B:

  1. More Than You Know
  2. Cry Me A River
  3. If I Should Lose You
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
The Archie Shepp Quartet
Title
Blue Ballads
Composer
Additional Artists
John Hicks, George Mraz, Idris Muhammad
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
1
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-07-2021
Release Date
05-03-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
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