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Yasmina, A Black Woman - Archie Shepp - 1969, BYG 529.304

Tracks - Yasmina, Sonny's Back, Body And Soul

Musicians - Archie Shepp, Clifford Thornton, Lester Bowie, Hank Mobley, Arthur Jones, Roscoe Mitchell, Dave Burrell, Laurence Devereaux, Earl Freeman, Malachi Favors, Sunny Murray, Philly Joe Jones, Art Taylor

Recorded August 12, 1969 at Studio Saravah.

Archie Shepp's activity during this period is phenomenal. After his Panafrican festival performance in Algiers on July 30, he recorded one after the other, several albums for BYG, "Poem for Malcom" on July 14, "Blasé" on July 16 and "Yasmina" on August 12.

Shepp said: "I learnt from Charlie Parker that music can convey a verbal message"  and this record is the demonstration.

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