Ornette with Ed Blackwell, Charlie Haden and David Izenson
(c. 1968) (tape of rehearsal)

We’re guessing at the date of this recording based on the personnel. On February 29, 1968, this group performed with Yoko Ono at Albert Hall in the UK.

As far as we know, there are no other recordings of this particular group.

For more Remembering Ornette podcasts click here


More Jazz Resources:

Visit JazzontheTube.com’s video archive of over 2,000 annotated Read more

Ornette and Sonny Rollins together (2010) (audio)

For more Remembering Ornette podcasts click here


More Jazz Resources: Visit JazzontheTube.com’s video archive of over 2,000 annotated class jazz videos, the largest collection on the Internet.

And don’t forget our comprehensive, up-to-date global list of jazz clubs, jazz radio stations, festivals, and jazz education programs.… Read more

“The Adventure” – About Ornette’s early years (film)

For more Remembering Ornette podcasts click here

Part 1:

Part 2


More Jazz Resources: Visit JazzontheTube.com’s video archive of over 2,000 annotated class jazz videos, the largest collection on the Internet.

And don’t forget our comprehensive, up-to-date global list of jazz clubs, jazz radio stations, festivals, and jazz education programs.… Read more

Ornette at John Coltrane’s funeral (July 21, 1967)

For more Remembering Ornette podcasts click here

John Coltrane knew he was dying and specifically requested that Ornette play at his funeral service.

This clip is said to be the recording of that performance and the name of the composition is reportedly: Holiday for a Graveyard

The person who posted this to YouTube originally is a serious collector who has … Read more

Albert Ayler on Ornette (July 25, 1970)

For more Remembering Ornette podcasts click here

Albert Ayler interviewed by Swing Journal, July 25, 1970

Swing Magazine was founded in Japan in 1947. Today, it is the most read jazz magazine in Japan and may well be the most read jazz magazine in the world.


More Jazz Resources:

Visit JazzontheTube.com’s video archive of over 2,000 annotated class jazz videosRead more

Donate