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Genres Free jazz
Jazz fusion
Years active 1978 (1978)–1982 (1982)
Labels ECM
Past members Don Cherry
Nana Vasconcelos
Collin Walcott

Codona was a free jazz and world fusion group which released three self-titled albums on the ECM label in 1978, 1980 and 1982.

The trio consisted of Don Cherry (trumpet, melodica, organ), Collin Walcott (tabla, sitar, percussion), and Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau, percussion).[1][2][3][4]

The name of the group is derived from the first two letters of each of the member's first names.[1]


  • 2009: The Codona Trilogy (ECM 2033-35) (3 disc reissue of above titles)