Album Details

November 07, 1987
Black Saint
Jazz, Post-Bop, Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz

Album Review

In Nov. 1987, a three-concert Ed Blackwell Festival was held in Atlanta. The festival served as a good excuse to reunite the members of Old And New Dreams (trumpeter Don Cherry, tenor-saxophonist Dewey Redman, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Blackwell), a quartet comprised of Ornette Coleman alumni. The unit interprets three rarely-performed Ornette Coleman compositions and a tune apiece by Blackwell and Redman. All of the musicians are in top form on this no-changes music, creating fresh and intuitive melodies with both freedom and hints of the tradition.
Scott Yanow, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Happy House
  2. Law Years
  3. Togo
  4. Dewey's Tune
  5. Street Woman
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