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Magic of Ju-Ju album for sale by Archie Shepp was released Mar 20, 2012 on the Hi Horse label. On this 1967 Impulse release, tenor saxophonist Archie Shepp unleashed his 18-minute tour de force "The Magic of Ju-Ju," combining free jazz tenor with steady frenetic African drumming. Magic of Ju-Ju buy CD music Shepp's emotional and fiery tenor takes off immediately, gradually morphing with the five percussionists -- Beaver Harris, Norman Connor, Ed Blackwell, Frank Charles, and Dennis Charles -- who perform on instruments including rhythm logs and talking drums. Magic of Ju-Ju songs Shepp never loses the initial energy, moving forward like a man possessed as the drumming simultaneously builds into a fury. Upon the final three minutes, the trumpets of Martin Banks and Michael Zwerin make an abrupt brief appearance, apparently to ground the piece to a halt. This is one of Shepp's most chaotic yet rhythmically hypnotic pieces. The three remaining tracks, somewhat overshadowed by the title piece, are quick flourishes of free bop on "Shazam," "Sorry Bout That," and the slower, waltz-paced "You're What This Day Is All About." ~ Al Campbell 1967 release.
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This music certainly has withstood the test of time. It was created during a time (1967) when there were social issues that fired and fueled jazz music and jazz musicians. If you want a sample of musical virtuosity, artistic vision, and classic urban pulse, if you want to hear the voices of social protest, political discontent, and civil disobedience translated by tenor, bass, drums, and heartbeats drop this CD on your auditory system. But wear a seat belt. Ö
By RonH62524 (New Brunswick, NJ, USA)
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|CD Universe Part number||8713469|
|Release Date||Mar 20, 2012|
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