Broken Shadows

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Broken Shadows
Studio album by Ornette Coleman
Released 1982
Recorded September 9, 1971 and September 7 & 8, 1972
Genre Jazz
Length 50:37
Label Columbia
Producer Jim Fishel
Ornette Coleman chronology
Friends and Neighbors: Live at Prince Street
(1970)
Broken Shadows
(1971)
Science Fiction
(1971)

Broken Shadows is an album by the American jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman recorded in 1971 at the same sessions that produced Science Fiction and but not released on the Columbia label until 1982.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated "Cut prior to Coleman's formation of Prime Time, these performances serve as an unintentional retrospective of his career up to that point".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ornette Coleman
  1. "Happy House" - 9:50
  2. "Elizabeth" - 10:30
  3. "School Work" - 5:40
  4. "Country Town Blues" - 6:27
  5. "Broken Shadows" - 6:45
  6. "Rubber Gloves" - 3:26
  7. "Good Girl Blues" - 3:07
  8. "Is It Forever" - 4:52
    • Recorded at Columbia Studio E, NYC on September 9 (tracks 1-5), and September 7 & 8, 1972 (tracks 6-8)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ornette Coleman discography accessed November 30, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 30, 2010