These acclaimed documentaries show this unique innovator in a wide variety of performances, situations, and moods.
Shirley Clarke’s 1985 Ornette: Made in America includes footage of Coleman performing in New York, Fort Worth, & Morocco, and includes interviews with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman, Yoko (洋子), William S. Burroughs, and many others. Dick 1966 short Moffett, David, and Ornette shows the Charles Moffett, David , & Ornette Coleman working through a frustrating recording session in Paris.
Set 2: Aram Shelton’s Marches (Aram : alto sax, Cory : tenor sax, Steve : piano, Safa : bass, Britt : drums, Jordan : drums) — double sax double / double drum power in action
Set 3: Tomorrow Is The Meta-Body (Lisle Ellis: bass, Darren Johnston: trumpet, Joe Lasqo: piano | laptop | objects, Donald Robinson: drums) — réprise of bass/piano dialog from Ellis’ Ornette Coleman Songbook (Downbeat ✰✰✰✰✰), now expanded with trumpet, drums, and laptop.