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Ornette Coleman

TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION Vinyl Record

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Ornette Coleman TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION Vinyl Record

Ornette Coleman

TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION Vinyl Record

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On his second outing for the Contemporary label, Ornette dusted the piano from the bandstand and focused instead on a quartet. For some unexplained reason, Billy Higgins was replaced by Shelly Manne; the only constants remain Coleman and Don Cherry. The focus, then, is on the interplay between the altoist and trumpeter in executing Ornette's tunes, which were, more than on the preceding album (Something Else!, recorded a year earlier), knottier and tighter in their arrangement style. The odd-syncopation style of the front line on numbers such as "Tears Inside," which comes out of the box wailing and then simmers down into a moody, swinging blues, was a rough transition for the rhythm section. And the more Ornette and Cherry try to open it up into something more free and less attached to the tune's form, the more Manne and especially bassist Percy Heath hang on. Still, there are great moments here: For example, the celebratory freedom of "Giggin'," with it's wonderful trumpet solo, and "Rejoicing," which has become one of Coleman's classics for it's elongated melody line and simple obbligato phrasing, which become part of a wonderfully complex solo that keeps the blues firmly intact. The final track, "Endless," is pure magic. After Manne carries it in 6/8, Coleman uses a nursery rhyme to move to the solo terrain and, when he does, the solo itself becomes a part of that rhyme as even Don Cherry feels his way through it in his break. And, if anything, this is one of the things that came to define Ornette - his willingness to let simplicity and it's bright colors and textures confound not only other players and listeners, but also him too.

Track List
  1. Tomorrow Is The Question!
  2. Tears Inside
  3. Mind And Time
  4. Compassion
  5. Giggin'
  6. Rejoicing
  7. Lorraine
  8. Turnaround
  9. Endless


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
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Ornette Coleman TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION Vinyl Record

Ornette Coleman

TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION Vinyl Record

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$26.49
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Delivery:
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United States - Arrives in 3-6 business days after shipment
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Easy returns, great customer service and 100% authentic merch. Learn more.

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