Category Archives: Ornette Coleman

Town Hall, Town Hall

ZIG ZAG THE EMPTY FOXHOLE Ornette Coleman The Empty Foxhole Blue Note : 1966 OC, alto sax, trumpet; Charlie Haden, bass; Denardo Coleman, drums. On Christmas night, 1962, Ornette Coleman presented a self-promoted concert at New York’s Town Hall, a… Continue reading

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Mellow Gold (Part Two)

THE GOLDEN NUMBER SHEPP’S WAY Charlie Haden The Golden Number A&M : 1977 Jazz Loft CH, bass; Ornette Coleman, trumpet (on “The Golden Number”); Archie Shepp, tenor sax (on “Shepp’s Way”). Gold Fever, y’all: We’re back with another installment of… Continue reading

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THE BEST JAZZ OF THE 1990s, Part Four

WELCOME TO NINETIES WEEK (Part four of five) ‘I love the ’90s!’ – Colette Over the past month, we polled music critics, musicians, and bloggers for their favorite jazz records from the 1990s. We got a terrific response. See below… Continue reading

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Ornette at 77

In case you’re wondering, “Hey, why the rare Friday post?”, well, today’s a national–nay, world–holiday. It’s Ornette Coleman’s birthday. To celebrate, we have the privilege and pleasure of presenting another wonderful guest post by Ethan Iverson. Great music, great writing–it’s… Continue reading

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It’s Thanksgiving week in the U.S., and here at Destination: OUT we’d like to take a moment to thank all of the people who have stopped to say hello, checked out some tracks, or just floated on by. Though we’d… Continue reading

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ORNETTE COLEMAN WEEK. Part Two: Live at Carnegie Hall 2006

!!! A DESTINATION: OUT EXCLUSIVE !!! LONELY WOMAN NEW COMPOSITION #1 NEW COMPOSITION #2 Ornette Coleman Quartet +1 Live at Carnegie Hall June 16, 2006 CD-R : 2006 OC, saxophone, trumpet, violin; Tony Falanga, acoustic bass; Greg Cohen, acoustic bass;… Continue reading

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SEX SPY COMPUTE Ornette Coleman and Prime Time Opening the Caravan of Dreams Caravan of Dreams : 1985 OC, saxophone, trumpet, violin; Bern Nix, guitar; Charles Ellerbee, guitar; Jamaaladeen Tacuma, bass; Albert MacDowell, bass; Denardo Coleman, drums; Sabir Kamal, drums,… Continue reading

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