Sound Grammar CD (2006)
Sound Grammar music Recorded in front of a live audience, 2006's SOUND GRAMMAR was the first release of all new material from free-jazz icon Ornette Coleman in nearly a decade. Packed with sonic thrills from back to front, this outing finds Coleman in a quartet that features two bassists. The rhythmic and harmonic interplay between the two basses (one is plucked and one is bowed) creates a rich, resonant field on which the drummer and Coleman (on violin, trumpet, and alto saxophone, alternately) improvise freely. The years haven't dimmed ...