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Album: Change of the Century (1960). Written by: Ornette Coleman. Personnel: Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone Don Cherry - pocket trumpet Charlie Haden - bass Billy Higgins - drums.

Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz.

The second album by Ornette Coleman's legendary quartet featuring Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, and Billy Higgins, Change of the Century is every bit the equal of the monumental The Shape of Jazz to Come, showcasing a group that was growing ever more confident in its revolutionary approach and the chemistry in the bandmembers' interplay.

Ornette Coleman - Change of the Century-The Complete Session.

This release presents the seminal Ornette Coleman album Change of the Century (Atlantic SD1327) in its entirety, featuring the wonderful piano-less quartet with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins. PERSONNEL: ORNETTE COLEMAN, alto sax DON CHERRY, cornet CHARLIE HADEN, bass BILLY HIGGINS, drums.

Change of the Century-The Complete SessionAudio CD. ORNETTE COLEMAN. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). As good as musicians like Ed Blackwell and bassist Scott LaFaro were, Ornette's albums never sounded as good as when he had Haden and Higgins as his stellar rhythm section. Change of the Century-The Complete Session.

The album was originally released as Atlantic 1327 in June, 1960. Digitally remastered from the original stereo master tapes at DigiPrep. 1992 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the United States.

Change of the Century Ornette Coleman. Listen on Apple Music. 3. The Face of the Bass.

Change Of The Century was an audacious album title, to say the least. On his second Atlantic release-and second with his most like-minded ensemble (trumpeter Don Cherry, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Billy Higgins)-alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman pushed the freedom principal farther. At the same time, he looked backward too for inspiration. Having eliminated the piano on his Contemporary release, Tomorrow Is The Question! (1959), Coleman opened up wide improvisational opportunities


1 Ramblin' 6:37
2 Free 6:22
3 The Face Of The Bass 6:58
4 Forerunner 5:16
5 Bird Food 5:30
6 Una Muy Bonita 6:01
7 Change Of The Century 4:41
8 Music Always 5:29
9 Crossroads (aka A Circle With A Hole In The Middle) 4:52
10 Free (Live Version) 5:40
11 Ramblin' (live Version) 14:06
12 Crossroads (aka A Circle with a Hole in the Middle) (Live Version) 1:55

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – American Jazz Classics
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – American Jazz Classics


  • Alto Saxophone, Liner Notes, Written-By – Ornette Coleman
  • Bass – Charlie Haden
  • Drums – Billy Higgins
  • Engineer – Bones Howe (tracks: 1 to 9)
  • Liner Notes [2013] – Charles Boldt
  • Liner Notes [Down Beat Review] – Ralph J. Gleason
  • Piano – Paul Bley (tracks: 10 to 12)
  • Producer – Nesuhi Ertegun (tracks: 1 to 9)
  • Trumpet [Pocket] – Donald Cherry*


Tracks 1 to 9 recorded at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, October 8 and 9, 1959. ( Wikipedia )

+ 5 Bonus tracks (8-12)

8-9: From the same session, but not included on the original LP.
10-12: same personal plus Paul Bley (piano), Live at the Hillcrest Club, Los Angeles, October 1958.

Comes with a 12-page booklet

(p) + (c) 2014 by American Jazz Classics

The album was originally released as Atlantic 1327 in June, 1960.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 436542 015196
  • Matrix / Runout: 99080 WWW.MPO.ES 12-12-13/01 13004219 @

Ornette Coleman - Change Of The Century The Complete Session mp3 play

Performer: Ornette Coleman

Title: Change Of The Century The Complete Session

Date of release: 2014

Style: Free Jazz, Post Bop

Genre: Jazz

Size MP3: 1243 mb

Size FLAC: 1520 mb

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