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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Blue Note at Sea – 2019

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Earlier this year, I was invited to go on a jazz cruise by Entertainment Cruise Productions.

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

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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

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