Free Jazz – Part 3

Ornette Coleman Sextet

Germany, 1978

Ornette Coleman performs in Germany live at Castle Ansbach with his sextet in 1978.

Ornette’s “Free Jazz” ensembles commonly featured two drummers, one playing at a standard tempo while the other percussionist played double-time.

Personnel:

Ornette Coleman, alto sax
Ben Nix, guitar
James Blood Ulmer, guitar
Fred Williams, bass
Shannon Jackson, drums
Denardo Coleman, drums