Max Roach and Archie Shepp – The Long March (Full Album)

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The Long March is a live album by American jazz drummer Max Roach and saxophonist Archie Shepp recorded in 1979 for the Swiss Hathut label.

The AllMusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars stating “The Long March is one of the truly important duet records in post-bop era jazz history”.



Track listing:
“J.C. Moses” (Max Roach) – 5:52
“Sophisticated Lady” (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 5:46
“The Long March”(Max Roach) – 26:17
“U-Jaa-Ma” (Archie Shepp) – 12:30
“Triptych” (Max Roach) – 7:26
“Giant Steps” (John Coltrane) – 5:35
“South Africa Goddamn” (Max Roach) – 20:09
“It’s Time” (Max Roach) – 9:36

Recorded at the Jazz Festival Willisau ’79 in Willisau, Switzerland on August 31, 1979

Archie Shepp – tenor saxophone
Max Roach – drums


Released: 1979
Recorded: August 31, 1979
Length: 93:11
Label: Hathut
Producer: Werner X. Uehlinger