28 February, 2012

Ornette Coleman - Ornette! (1962)

Ornette Coleman - Ornette! (1962)
jazz | 1cd | eac-flac-cue-log-cover | 380MB
Recorded a little over a month after his groundbreaking work Free Jazz, this album found Coleman perhaps retrenching from that idea conceptually, but nonetheless plumbing his quartet music to ever greater heights of richness and creativity. Ornette! was the first time bassist Scott LaFaro recorded with Coleman, and the difference in approach between LaFaro and Charlie Haden is apparent from the opening notes of "W.R.U." There is a more direct propulsion and limberness to his playing, and he can be heard driving Coleman and Don Cherry actively and more aggressively than Haden's warm, languid phrasing. The cuts, with titles derived from the works of Sigmund Freud, are all gems and serve as wonderful launching pads for the musicians' improvisations. Coleman, by this time, was very comfortable in extended pieces, and he and his partners have no trouble filling in the time, never coming close to running out of ideas. Special mention should be made of Ed Blackwell, with one of his finest performances. Ornette! is a superb release and a must for all fans of Coleman and creative improvised music in general.

-1. "W.R.U." — 16:25 (Coleman)
-2. "T.&T." — 4:35 (Coleman)
-3. "C.&D." — 13:10 (Coleman)
-4. "R.P.D.D." — 9:39 (Coleman)

* Ornette Coleman — alto saxophone
* Scott LaFaro — bass
* Don Cherry — trumpet
* Ed Blackwell — drums


durmoll said...

Storm in America. The big filehosts (primarily USA) is deleted the files on their servers, suspend, ban accounts, etc.
Uploading.com working, but with a limited functionality.
log & linx:
p: lworld
READ IT! (about old publications):

grouchmarx said...

First file on Freakshare isn't working. Would be great if you can upload the good one. Thanks as always.

durmoll said...

Part 01 reuploaded. thx

grouchmarx said...

Thanks so much. You've been nothing short of terrific...

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Anonymous said...

The 4 files don't seem to extract correctly. They might be something wrong with one of them. Please check

durmoll said...

he was a problem with the Freakshare servers on the last week.
I tested it now (download + extract), works for me.


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