Ornette Coleman - Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-CD Box Set)
Ornette Coleman - Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-CD Box Set)
Ornette Coleman - Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-CD Box Set)
Ornette Coleman - Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-CD Box Set)

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Ornette Coleman - Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-CD Box Set)

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Containing newly remastered audio, Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums combines legendary Jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman’s albums for Lester Koenig’s Contemporary Records.

This deluxe box set features Coleman’s first albums as a bandleader, Something Else!!!! and Tomorrow is the Question!. Both albums were originally recorded by legendary engineer Roy DuNann and have been newly mastered by Bernie Grundman, whom DuNann was a mentor for.

DISC ONE - Something Else!!!!: The Music of Ornette Coleman

  1. Invisible (4:43)
  2. The Blessing (4:45)
  3. Jayne (7:17)
  4. Chippie (5:37)
  5. The Disguise (2:48)
  6. Angel Voice (4:30)
  7. Alpha (4:12)
  8. When Will The Blues Leave? (4:56)
  9. The Sphinx (4:14)

Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone
Don Cherry - trumpet
Walter Norris - piano
Don Payne - bass
Billy Higgins – drums

DISC TWO - Tomorrow is the Question!: The New Music of Ornette Coleman

  1. Tomorrow Is The Question! (3:09)
  2. Tears Inside (5:00)
  3. Mind And Time (3:08)
  4. Compassion (4:37)
  5. Giggin' (3:19)
  6. Rejoicing (4:04)
  7. Lorraine (5:55)
  8. Turnaround (7:55)
  9. Endless (5:18)

Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone
Don Cherry - trumpet
Percy Heath - bass (Disc Two, Side 1)
Red Mitchell - bass (Disc Two, Side 2)
Shelly Manne - drums 

  • Both albums were recorded by Contemporary Records' legendary engineer Roy DuNann and are newly mastered from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman
  • 44-page booklet features vintage photos and extensive new liner notes by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn.
  • Features collective personnel:  Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone, Don Cherry - trumpet, Walter Norris - piano, Don Payne - bass, Percy Heath - bass, Red Mitchell - bass, Billy Higgins - drums, Shelly Manne - drums 
  • Box set produced by Nick Phillips

Details

Containing newly remastered audio, Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums combines legendary Jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman’s albums for Lester Koenig’s Contemporary Records.

This deluxe box set features Coleman’s first albums as a bandleader, Something Else!!!! and Tomorrow is the Question!. Both albums were originally recorded by legendary engineer Roy DuNann and have been newly mastered by Bernie Grundman, whom DuNann was a mentor for.

Tracklist

DISC ONE - Something Else!!!!: The Music of Ornette Coleman

  1. Invisible (4:43)
  2. The Blessing (4:45)
  3. Jayne (7:17)
  4. Chippie (5:37)
  5. The Disguise (2:48)
  6. Angel Voice (4:30)
  7. Alpha (4:12)
  8. When Will The Blues Leave? (4:56)
  9. The Sphinx (4:14)

Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone
Don Cherry - trumpet
Walter Norris - piano
Don Payne - bass
Billy Higgins – drums

DISC TWO - Tomorrow is the Question!: The New Music of Ornette Coleman

  1. Tomorrow Is The Question! (3:09)
  2. Tears Inside (5:00)
  3. Mind And Time (3:08)
  4. Compassion (4:37)
  5. Giggin' (3:19)
  6. Rejoicing (4:04)
  7. Lorraine (5:55)
  8. Turnaround (7:55)
  9. Endless (5:18)

Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone
Don Cherry - trumpet
Percy Heath - bass (Disc Two, Side 1)
Red Mitchell - bass (Disc Two, Side 2)
Shelly Manne - drums 

Features

  • Both albums were recorded by Contemporary Records' legendary engineer Roy DuNann and are newly mastered from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman
  • 44-page booklet features vintage photos and extensive new liner notes by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn.
  • Features collective personnel:  Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone, Don Cherry - trumpet, Walter Norris - piano, Don Payne - bass, Percy Heath - bass, Red Mitchell - bass, Billy Higgins - drums, Shelly Manne - drums 
  • Box set produced by Nick Phillips
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