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Matthew Shipp

Matthew ShippBorn: 7-Dec-1960
Birthplace: Wilmington, DE

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Free jazz pianist

"Any aspect of hip hop is closer to the jazz spirit than some of the conservative notions of people like Wynton Marsalis. Max Roach said he understood where Hip hop was coming from. Hip hop is here to stay. DJ culture is very valid."

    University: University of Delaware
    University: New England Conservatory of Music

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