Ornette Coleman – Love Words (1979)

Love Words is From the album Of Human Feelings by Ornette Coleman, recorded: April 25, 1979 at Columbia Recording Studio, N.Y., N.Y. Of Human Feelings explores jazz-funk music and continues Coleman’s harmolodic approach to improvisation with Prime Time, whom he introduced on his 1975 album Dancing in Your Head. [source] Denardo Coleman – Drums / Ornette Coleman – Alto Saxophone / Charlie Ellerbee – Guitar … Continue reading Ornette Coleman – Love Words (1979)

Ornette Coleman – Peace (1959)

Peace is the last track on side one on the album The Shape of Jazz to Come by Ornette Coleman, recorded in Spring, May 22, 1959. “Initially regarded as a fraud or a fool, his playing influenced half a century of jazz – and this album defines his greatness more than any other” – The Guardian, 2010. Ornette Coleman – alto saxophone Don Cherry – cornet Charlie Haden … Continue reading Ornette Coleman – Peace (1959)

Ornette Coleman – Just for You (1959)

Recorded 22nd of May, 1959. Second track on the album The Art of the Improvisers by Ornette Coleman. Like many of Ornette Coleman’s Atlantic sides, The Art of the Improvisers was recorded in numerous sessions from 1959-1961 and assembled for the purpose of creating a cohesive recorded statement. As an album, The Art of the Improvisers is usually undervalued when placed next to This Is Our Music or The Shape … Continue reading Ornette Coleman – Just for You (1959)

Ornette Coleman – All My Life (1971)

All My Life is from Ornette Colemans album Science Fiction, recorded in 1971 and released in 1972 on Columbia Records. Science Fiction was Ornette Colemans creative rebirth, a stunningly inventive and appropriately alien-sounding blast of manic energy. Coleman pulls out all the stops, working with a variety of different lineups and cramming the record full of fresh ideas and memorable themes. Bassist Charlie Haden and drummers Billy Higgins and/or Ed Blackwell are … Continue reading Ornette Coleman – All My Life (1971)

The Ornette Coleman Quartet – Embraceable You (1960)

Embraceable You is the only track on the album This Is Our Music which is not written by Ornette Coleman. This Is Our Music is the fifth album by saxophonist Ornette Coleman, recorded in 1960 and released on Atlantic Records in 1961, his third for the label. It is the first with drummer Ed Blackwell replacing his predecessor Billy Higgins in the Coleman Quartet, and is the only Atlantic album by Coleman to … Continue reading The Ornette Coleman Quartet – Embraceable You (1960)

Jamaaladeen Tacuma – Dancing in your Head (1984)

Dancing In Your Head is recorded in New York in 1984 and is from the album Renaissance Man by Jamaaladeen Tacuma. Jamaaladeen Tacuma (born Rudy McDaniel, June 11, 1956) is an American free jazz bassist born in Hempstead, New York, perhaps best known for his albums as bandleader on the Gramavision label and for his work with Ornette Coleman  during the 1970s and 1980s (particularly in Coleman’s Prime Time band). The first three Prime … Continue reading Jamaaladeen Tacuma – Dancing in your Head (1984)