A Tribute to Blackwell

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A Tribute to Blackwell
Live album by Old and New Dreams
Released 1987
Recorded November 7, 1987
Genre Jazz
Length 47:20
Label Black Saint
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Old and New Dreams chronology
A Tribute to Blackwell

A Tribute to Blackwell is a live album by jazz quartet Old and New Dreams. The record, recorded in 1987, features trumpeter Don Cherry, saxophonist Dewey Redman, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Ed Blackwell. It was released on the Italian Black Saint label.[1]


Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with reviewer Scott Yanow stating, "All of the musicians are in top form on this no-changes music, creating fresh and intuitive melodies with both freedom and hints of the tradition".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy House" (Ornette Coleman) – 9:15
  2. "Law Years" (Coleman) – 9:00
  3. "Togo" (Ed Blackwell) – 8:10
  4. "Dewey's Tune" (Dewey Redman) – 11:25
  5. "Street Woman" (Coleman) – 9:30
    • Recorded at the Ed Blackwell Festival in Atlanta, Georgia on November 7, 1987



  1. ^ Black Saint Records discography accessed May 4, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 4, 2011