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Ornette Coleman

Celebrating Ornette Coleman's 80th birthday in March 2010, Alyn Shipton was joined by Scottish saxophonist Paul Towndrow to select the key recordings by Coleman, the saxophonist who developed free jazz in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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Sun 22 May 2011 00:00

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  • Ornette Coleman

    Lonely Woman

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Don Cherry, crnt; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higgins, d. 22 May 1959.

    • The Shape Of Jazz To Come.
    • Atlantic / Rhino.
    • 1317.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Peace

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Don Cherry, c; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higgins, d. 22 May 1959.

    • The Shape Of Jazz To Come.
    • Atlantic / Rhino.
    • 1317.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Ramblin'

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Don Cherry, c; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higgins, d. Oct 1959.

    • Change of The Century.
    • Atlantic / Warner Jazz.
    • 81341.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Dee Dee

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; David Izenson, b; Charles Moffett, d. 4 Dec 1965.

    • At The Golden Circle – Vol. 1.
    • Blue Note.
    • 35518.
  • Jackie McLean

    Old Gospel

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Jackie McLean, as; Ornette Coleman, t; Lamont Johnson, p; Scott Holt, b; Billy Higgins, d. 24 Mar 1967.

    • New And Old Gospel.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3742342.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Broad Way Blues [Original Take]

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Dewey Redman, ts; Jimmy Garrison, b; Elvin Jones, d. 7 May 1968.

    • New York Is Now!, Vol. 1.
    • Blue Note.
    • 84287.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Law Years

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Bobby Bradford, t; Dewey Redman, ts; Charlie Haden, b; Ed Blackwell, d. 9 Sep 1971.

    • Complete Science Fiction Sessions.
    • Columbia.
    • 63569 CD 1.
  • Ornette Coleman

    In All Languages

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Don Cherry, t; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higgins, d. NYC, Feb 1987.

    • In All Languages.
    • Harmolodic / Verve.
    • 531 915-2.
  • Ornette Coleman & Prime Time

    In All Languages

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Denardo Coleman, Calvin Weston, d; Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Al McDowell, b; Charlie Ellerbee, Bern Nix, g. NYC, Feb 1987.

    • In All Languages.
    • Harmolodic / Verve.
    • 531 915-2.
  • Ornette Coleman

    European Echoes

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Geri Allen, p; Charnett Moffett, b; Denardo Coleman, d. 1996.

    • Sound Museum.
    • Harmolodic / Verve.
    • 531657.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Turnaround

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman, as; Greg Cohen, Tony Falanga, b; Denardo Coleman, d; 2006.

    • Sound Grammar.
    • Sound Grammar.
    • 11593.

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