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I Hear the Sound

by Archie Shepp

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    Big band live recording. Featuring Amina Claudine Myers, Famoudou Don Moye, Stéphane Belmondo, Ambrose Akinmusire, Cécile McLorin Salvant…
    Artwork by Wozniak. 12 page booklet inside

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Attica Blues 08:02
Arms 07:31
Come Sunday 06:36
Quiet Dawn 09:12
Déjà vu 05:48
Steam 05:41


16 bit 44.1khz encoding (cd quality)


released November 14, 2013

Recorded on September 9 2012 in Festival Jazz à la Villette, June 14 2013 in CNCDC Châteauvallon and June 17 2013 in Festival Les Nuits de Fourvière

tenor and soprano sax, vocals: Archie Shepp. Vocals: amina Claudine Myers, Marion Rampal, Cécile McLorin Salvant. Piano: Amina Claudine Myers, Tom McClung. Drums, congas: Famoudou Don Moye. Bass and double bass: Reggie Washington. Guitar: Pierre Durand. Trumpets: Stéphane Belmondo, Izidor Leitinger, Christophe Leloil, Olivier Miconi. Trombones: Sébastien Llado, Simon Sieger, Romain Morello, Michaël Ballue. Alto saxs: Raphaël Imbert, Oliver Chaussade. Tenor Saxs: François Théberge, Virgile Lefebvre. Baryton sax: Jean-Philippe Scali. Violins: Manon Tenoudji, Steve Duong. Alto viola: Antoine Carlier. Cello: Louise Rosbach. Conductor: Jimmy Owens.
Except The Cry of my People - Trumpet: Ambrose Akinmusire, Bass: Darryl Hall, Conductor: Jean-Claude André.

Artistic coordinator. Monette Berthomier
Producer: Laure Le Vavasseur
Artistic advisor: Samuel Thiebaut
Artwork: Wozniak
Design: Marjorie Guigue
Recording Ingeneers: Guillaume Dulac, Jean-Louis Nathan
Mixing: Raphaël Allain
Mastering: Raphaël Jonin
Photographies: Martin Sarrazac, Francis Vernhet, Laurent Seroussi, Olivier Lestoquait, JP Dodel, Diane POl-Lajaima, Stéphanie Myers, A. Rossigneux, Michel Brack


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Saxophone player, composer, pianist, singer, politically committed poet, playwright, Archie Shepp is a living legend. « One of the greatest interprets of the babelian memory of jazz » according to the Dictionnary of Jazz (Robert Laffont)

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