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Seven of the world’s greatest musicians, Robert Wyatt, Nile Rodgers, Terry Riley, Kassin, Archie Shepp, Sean O’Hagan and Mulatu Astatke, have created original compositions performed through interactive sound sculptures, which create the unique installation that is 7x7, presented as 7x7th Street at Summerhall. All ages.
Jean Pierre Muller.
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Reviews & features
7x7th Street4 Aug 2012
Interactive sounds sculptures create a musical promised land
Seven and seven is, well, a very magic number indeed in Jean Pierre Muller's walk-through collaboration with musical icons including Robert Wyatt, Nile Rodgers, Archie Shepp and Terry Riley. Free-associating ideas based around the number seven (days a…
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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