Rufus (jazz album)

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Studio album by John Tchicai & Archie Shepp
Released 1963
Recorded August 23, 1963
Genre Jazz
Label Fontana
Archie Shepp chronology
Archie Shepp - Bill Dixon Quartet
John Tchicai chronology

Rufus is an album featuring saxophonists Archie Shepp and John Tchicai, bassist Don Moore and drummer J. C. Moses. The album was released on the Fontana label in 1963.[1] This group with the addition of trumpeter Don Cherry became known as the New York Contemporary Five and released Consequences for which this album appears to have been a pilot.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1

  1. "Rufus" (Archie Shepp) -
  2. "Nettus"

Side 2

  1. "Hoppin'"
  2. "For Helved"
  3. "Funeral"
Recorded in New York City on August 23, 1963.



  1. ^ Schonfield, V. Rufus liner notes accessed 31 July 2009
  2. ^ Young, B. (1998) Dixonia: a bio-discography of Bill Dixon, Greenwood Publishing Group, pg. 63