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ARCHIE SHEPP AND HIS DIASPORIC MUSIC
[FIRST Edition]
Boston Globe (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Boston, Mass.
Author: Ernie Santosuosso Globe Staff
Date: Apr 26, 1980
Start Page: 1
Section: ARTS/ FILMS
Abstract (Document Summary)

[ARCHIE SHEPP], who acknowledges he has not attained affluence because of the uncompromising fealty he feels for the music he performs, is taking a weekendbreak from the classroom to make the Modern engagement.

"I recently completed an album with a 32-piece orchestra conducted by Ray Copeland in Europe," said Shepp in an interview this week. "It includes some of my originals, others by Cal Massey and some by Charles Greenlee, trombonist with the quartet.

Shepp, whose more melodic side is projected on "Goin' Home," a Danish-made (1977) SteepleChase album with pianist Horace Parlan, is a meticulous music historian.

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