Category: free jazz

60th Anniversary: Ornette Coleman began record…

60th Anniversary: Ornette Coleman began recording Something Else!!!! #onthisday in 1958. The album includes performances by Don Cherry, Walter Norris, Don Payne, and Billy Higgins.

Andrew Hill recorded Pax for Blue Note Records…

Andrew Hill recorded Pax for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1965. The album includes performances by Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Richard Davis, and Joe Chambers.

Ornette Coleman recorded the landmark Free Jaz…

Ornette Coleman recorded the landmark Free Jazz #onthisday in 1960. 

Andrew Hill recorded Smoke Stack for Blue Note…

Andrew Hill recorded Smoke Stack for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1963. The album includes performances by Richard Davis, Eddie Khan, and Roy Haynes.

John Coltrane recorded Meditations for Impulse…

John Coltrane recorded Meditations for Impulse! Records #onthisday in 1965. The album includes performances by Pharoah Sanders, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones, and Rashied Ali.

Andrew Hill recorded Passing Ships for Blue Note Records…

Andrew Hill recorded Passing Ships for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1969.

Andrew Hill recorded Compulsion!!!!! for Blue Note Records…

Andrew Hill recorded Compulsion!!!!! for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1965.

Cecil Taylor recorded Conquistador! for Blue Note Records…

Cecil Taylor recorded Conquistador! for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1966.

Ornette Coleman and Joachim Kühn recorded Colors: Live from…

Ornette Coleman and Joachim Kühn recorded Colors: Live from Leipzig #onthisday in 1996.

Charlie Haden was born #onthisday in 1937.

Charlie Haden was born #onthisday in 1937.