Free Jazz

    A Collective Improvization by the Ornette Coleman Double Quartet

    (C) 1961 Atlantic Recording Corp. (Atlantic 7567-81347-2)

    1. Free Jazz (37:03) (Ornette Coleman)
    2. First Take (17:00) (Ornette Coleman)
    • Right Channel: Eric Dolphy (bc); Freddie Hubbard (tp); Charlie Haden (b); Ed Blackwell (d);
    • Left Channel: Ornette Coleman (as); Don Cherry (pocket tp); Scott La Faro (b); Billy Higgins (d);
    Date and place
    Dec 21, 1960, A&R Studios, NYC.
    Ornette Coleman expresses it very compactly: "Let's try to play the music and not the background".