Archie Shepp Quotes

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Born: 1937-05-24, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: muscian, saxophonist

1.
In rap music, even though the element of poetry is very strong, so is the element of the drum, the implication of the dance. Without the beat, its commercial value would certainly be more tenuous.
- Archie Shepp

2.
Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational, existential. Nothing is sacred. After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative, is threatened.
- Archie Shepp

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