Tag Archives: Don Cherry

Our Beginner’s Guide to Free Jazz

Destination: OUT just turned 6 years old! To mark the occasion, we’ve revamped and reactivated our “Beginner’s Guide to Free Jazz.” The main reason we launched the site was to turn people onto this remarkable music and show that, rather than being… Continue reading

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Way Out West

THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ SOCIETY BLUES LONELINESS John Carter & Bobby Bradford Self Determination Music Flying Dutchman : 1970 JC, alto sax, flute; BB, trumpet, glockenspiel; Tom Williamson and Henry Franklin, bass; Bruz Freeman, drums. As Josh Sinton made plain… Continue reading

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Or: Don Cherry Raps!

ALPHABET CITY BAMAKO LOVE RAPPIN’ RECIPE Don Cherry Home Boy Barclay : 1985 Alphabet City & Rappin’ Recipe: DC, pocket trumpet, vocals, doussn’ gouni, piano, synthesizer, melodica; Ramauntcho Matta, guitar; Jannick Top, bass; Negrito Trasante, bongos, congos, talking drum, rhythm… Continue reading

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The Unheard Ornette

Welcome to LOST TONES, a series featuring tracks from hyper-rare recordings that aren’t available anywhere else on the web. These treasures are courtesy of George Scala, who runs the invaluable Free Jazz Research site. He’s generously shared them from his… Continue reading

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Man v. Machine

SOUNDWAYS, PART TWO (Edit) Marion Brown/Elliott Schwartz Soundways Century : 1973 MB, alto sax, clarinet, piano, percussion, little instruments; ES, Arp synthesizer, piano, percussion, little instruments. In this corner! A saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist weighing in at trim 150 pounds, featuring… Continue reading

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Destination: THEN! + Destination: NOW!

DUNIA BARAKA Kawaida Kawaida O’Be Records : 1969 Albert “Tootie” Heath, drums; Don Cherry, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Ed Blackwell, percussion; Mtume, congas. A FLOWER IS A LOVESOME THING GOOD BAIT Ethan Iverson… Continue reading

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Do the Tago Mago

BROWN RICE DEGI-DEGI Don Cherry Don Cherry A&M/Horizon : 1976 DC, trumpet, electric piano, voice; Charlie Haden, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; Frank Lowe, tenor sax; Ricky Cherry, electric piano; on Rice only: Bunchie Fox, electric bongos; Verna Gillis, voice. If… Continue reading

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