Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)

Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums (2-LP Box Set)

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Containing newly remastered audio, Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums combines legendary Jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman’s albums for Lester Koenig’s Contemporary Records.

This deluxe box set features Coleman’s first albums as a bandleader, Something Else!!!! and Tomorrow is the Question!. Both albums were originally recorded by legendary engineer Roy DuNann and have been newly mastered by Bernie Grundman, whom DuNann was a mentor for. Also included is a 32-page booklet with photos and extensive new liner notes by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn.

    LP ONE - Something Else!!!!: The Music of Ornette Coleman
    A1. Invisible (4:43)
    A2. The Blessing (4:45)
    A3. Jayne (7:17)
    A4. Chippie (5:37)
    B1. The Disguise (2:48)
    B2. Angel Voice (4:30)
    B3. Alpha (4:12)
    B4. When Will The Blues Leave? (4:56)
    B5. The Sphinx (4:14)

    Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone

    Don Cherry - trumpet
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    Walter Norris - piano

    Don Payne - bass

    Billy Higgins – drums

    LP TWO - Tomorrow is the Question!: The New Music of Ornette Coleman
    A1. Tomorrow Is The Question! (3:09)
    A2. Tears Inside (5:00)
    A3. Mind And Time (3:08)
    A4. Compassion (4:37)
    A5. Giggin' (3:19)
    A6. Rejoicing (4:04)
    B1. Lorraine (5:55)
    B2.Turnaround (7:55)
    B3. Endless (5:18)

    Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone

    Don Cherry - trumpet

    Percy Heath - bass (Disc Two, Side 1)

    Red Mitchell - bass (Disc Two, Side 2)

    Shelly Manne - drums

    • Both albums were recorded by Contemporary Records' legendary engineer Roy DuNann and are newly mastered from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman legendary engineer Roy DuNann 
    • 180-gram vinyl pressed at RTI  
    • Lacquers cut directly from original analog tapes to lacquer by legendary mastering engineer Bernie Grundman.
    • 32-page booklet features vintage photos and extensive new liner notes by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn
    • Features collective personnel:  Ornette Coleman - alto saxophone, Don Cherry - trumpet, Walter Norris - piano, Don Payne - bass, Percy Heath - bass, Red Mitchell - bass, Billy Higgins - drums, Shelly Manne - drums 
    • Box set produced by Nick Phillips