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Free Jazz

Free Jazz
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The best albums, year by year (since 1959) (56 items)
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Top Albums of 1960 (30 items)
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Best Jazz albums (50 items)
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Description: By 1961, when Free Jazz was released, alto saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman was infamous in the jazz world. His searing alto sax and full-ensemble take on melody were assailed by critics. Free Jazz only furthered Coleman's infamy, with its seamless, seemingly atonal high energy and wholesale lack of a melodic or harmonic cente ... (more)
Manufacturer: Atlantic / Wea
Release date: 25 October 1990
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075678134722 UPC: 075678134722
Jazz (2), Saxophone (1), Freejazz (1), Cd (1), Free Jazz (1)
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Top Albums of 1960 (30 music items)

" Free Jazz by Ornette Coleman (1960) Average Rating: 77/100 Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation is the sixth album by jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman, recorded in 1960. Its title established the name of the then-nascent free jazz movement. The album features a double quartet, one in each stereo channel; the rhythm sections play simultaneously, and though there is a succession of solos as is usual in jazz, they are peppered with freeform commentaries by the other horns that o"

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Best Jazz albums (50 music items)
blue_skies added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
The best albums, year by year (since 1959) (56 music items)

"1961 Favourite song: N/A (it's only one song) Favourite moment: The last fifteen minutes or so. It suddenly quiets down to only the two bassists and drummers soloing in an AWESOMELY weird sounding manner with the horns making sudden furious attacks on the listener. Oh, and the drum solo. THE DAMN DRUM SOLO. Simple brilliance. One of the coolest album closings EVER."