Ornette – Deep from the Heart of Texas

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Avant-garde genius or one of many Master Musicians who sprung from the earth of one of the most fertile musical cradles the world has ever seen?

Of course, Ornette is both.

In this unique podcast we focus on what others have ignored: How Ornette comes straight from the big open musical heart of Texas.

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Ornette’s Artists House loft on Prince Street

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Ornette’s Prince Street experience (Artists House, the space – not the label) was very important to him. Being removed from that creative space was traumatic. His purchase of the Rivington Street school building in December of 1980 was motivated by a desire to recreate and expand on his original Artists House concept.

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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.

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Ornette and Sonny Rollins together (2010) (audio)

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

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