Jean-Pierre Muller: 7 x 7th Street
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Belgian artist Jean Pierre Muller has enlisted some pretty heavyweight musical assistance for his audio-visual sound sculpture installation; his collaborators are Archie Shepp, Robert Wyatt, Terry Riley, Nile Rodgers, Sean O'Hagan, the great Ethiopian jazzman Mulatu Astatke and Brazilian guitarist Alexandre Kassin. The result is displayed in seven wooden huts outside Summerhall. Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
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Interview: Archie Shepp - Edinburgh date for avant-garde firebrand31 Jul 2012
The legendary sax-man talks bagpipes, gospel and reggae before his Summerhall show
Archie Shepp came to prominence in the mid-1960s as a leading light of the black avant-garde, playing with Cecil Taylor, Bill Dixon and Don Cherry, among others. John Coltrane sponsored Shepp's contract with Impulse! records and invited him to play on…
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