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Ornette Coleman
The Complete Science Fiction Sessions

Compil. US 2000 on Columbia label
Jazz (Free Jazz, Avant-garde Jazz)

1-2, 1-3, 1-7 to 1-12, 2-1 to 2-4 recorded at Columbia Studio E, New York City [Columbia Recording Studios] on September 9, 1971 1-4 recorded at Columbia Studio E, New York City [Columbia Recording Studios] on September 10, 1971 1-1, 1-5, 1-6 recorded at Columbia Studio C, New York City [Columbia 30th Street Studio] on September 13, 1971 2-5 recorded at Columbia Studio E, New York City [Columbia Recording Studios] on September 7, 1972 2-6, 2-7 recorded at Columbia Studio E, New York City [Columbia Recording Studios] on September 8, 1972 2-1 to 2-4: Don Cherry and Ed Blackwell are heard in the left channel, and Bobby Bradford and Billy Higgins in the right 2-6, 2-7: unidentified Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, French Horn 1-1 to 1-8 originally issued as Science Fiction (Columbia KC 31061) 1-9, 1-10, 2-1, 2-2, 2-4 to 2-7 originally issued as Broken Shadows (FC 38029) 1-11, 1-12, 2-3 previously unreleased bonus tracks Mastered using 24-Bit Super Bit Mapping by Mark Wilder, Sony Music Studios, NYC © 2000 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Originally released 1972, 1982 ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Released in slim double jewel case, with 24 pp. booklet.

PortraitOrnette Coleman as, 1930-2015 US
album by, composed by, alto saxophone, alto sax, trumpet, violin, composed by
PortraitSteve Berkowitz
a&r, legacy
James Isaacs
liner notes, 1982
PortraitMichael Cuscuna sax, dr, *1949 US
liner notes, january, 2000, reissue producer
PortraitRobert Palmer cl, as, rec, 1945-1997 US
liner notes, rolling stone, 1972
PortraitCharlie Haden b, 1937-2014 US
PortraitEd Blackwell dr, 1929-1992 US
PortraitDewey Redman ts, 1931-2006 US
tenor saxophone, tenor sax, musette, tenor saxophone, tenor sax
PortraitBilly Higgins dr, 1936-2001 US
timpani, tympani, drums
Carmine Fornarotto cor, tr,
PortraitGerard Schwarz tr, cor, *1947 US
PortraitAsha Puthli voc, IN
vocals, vocal
PortraitDon Cherry tr, cor, 1936-1995 US
trumpet, pocket
PortraitBobby Bradford cor, tr, *1934 US
PortraitDavid Henderson *1942 US
voice, poet
PortraitJim Hall g, 1930-2013 US
PortraitCedar Walton p, 1934-2013 US
Webster Armstrong voc,
vocals, vocal
Howard Fritzson art direction
Darren Salmieri coordinator, a&r coordination
Patti Matheny coordinator, a&r coordination
Randall Martin design
Stan Tonkel engineer, original recording
Tim Geelan engineer, original recording, mixed by
Aaron Rosenbaum management, packaging manager
Seth Rothstein management, project director
Danny Kadar mixed by
Russ Payne mixed by
Art Maillet photography by, liner photography
James Jordan producer, original recording
John Jackson reissue producer, production assistance
Mark Wilder remastered by, mastered using 24-bit super bit mapping
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1What Reason Could I GiveOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman3:07
2Civilization DayOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman6:06
3Street WomanOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman4:51
4Science FictionOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman5:03
5Rock The ClockOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman3:17
6All My LifeOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman3:57
7Law YearsOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman5:23
8The Jungle Is A SkyscraperOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman5:28
9School WorkOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman5:36
10Country Town BluesOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman6:25
11Street Woman (Alternate Take)Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman5:47
12Civilization Day (Alternate Mix)Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman6:05
13Happy HouseOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman9:48
14ElizabethOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman10:26
15Written WordOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman9:44
16Broken ShadowsOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman6:42
17Rubber GlovesOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman3:24
18Good Girl BluesOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman3:05
19Is It ForeverOrnette ColemanOrnette Coleman4:49

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