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Archie Shepp in France, 1982

Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937) is an American jazz saxophonist.<ref name=ALLMUSIC>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s, which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by African Americans, as well as for his work with the New York Contemporary Five, Horace Parlan, and his collaborations with his "New Thing" contemporaries, most notably Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane.<ref name="ALLMUSIC" />


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