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Archie Shepp

Archie SheppAKA Archie Vernon Shepp

Born: 24-May-1937
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz tenor saxophonist

Raised in Philadelphia. Worked with Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, etc.

    University: BA Dramatic Literature, Goddard College (1955-59)
    Professor: African-American Studies, SUNY Buffalo (1969-74)
    Teacher: University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Wrote plays:
Junebug Graduates Tonight (1967)

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