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Something To Live For album for sale by Archie Shepp was released Sep 02, 2008 on the Timeless label. This highly anticipated vocal album does not quite make it. Something To Live For CD music Unfortunately, either the saxophonist was having an off night (or nights), or he simply lost his ability to sing gracefully by the mid-'90s. Something To Live For buy CD music The choice of tunes is perfect: "A Flower Is a Lonesome Thing," "Strange Fruit," "Hello, Young Lovers," and "Georgia on My Mind," among others. Something To Live For songs So is the band, which includes trumpeter Eddie Henderson, pianist John Hicks, bassist George Mraz, and drummer Iris Muhammad (with Steve McCracken substituting on one track). Something To Live For album for sale Shepp speaks and shouts the lyrics more than he sings them, seemingly agonizing over each syllable. His tenor performance is subpar, too. He sounds almost as though he is playing with marbles in his mouth. Hicks explores some nice, if familiar ground, on piano, where he adds pleasant and stimulating lines both in support and as a soloist. Shepp's career as a vocalist appears short-lived, as he again focused on his saxophones after this one was recorded. ~ Steven Loewy Personnel: Archie Shepp (vocals, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Eddie Henderson (trumpet, flugelhorn); John Hicks (piano); Stephen McCraven, Idris Muhammad (drums). Recording information: Clinton Recording Studio, New York, NY (12/26/1996-12/27/1996).
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|CD Universe Part number||8340558|
|Release Date||Sep 02, 2008|
|Recording Time||56 minutes|
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