Tag Archives: Ornette Coleman

Three Story Sandbox

Three Story Sandbox—the new release from jazz veterans Scott Robinson, Janice Borla, and Jack Mouse (left to right below)—manages to sound ancient and electronic, avant garde and traditional, world-musicky and rock-solid American all at once, and without sounding like a … Continue reading

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Ornette Coleman: Lessons in Freedom (excerpt)

This is the first of 16 short excerpts from my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz. ┬áBased on my book of the same name, the series (and book) were produced at the University of Virginia in the … Continue reading

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