Old and New Dreams (1976 album)

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Old and New Dreams
Studio album by Old and New Dreams
Released 1976
Recorded October 1976
Genre Jazz
Length 43:31
Label Black Saint
Producer Giovanni Bonandrini
Old and New Dreams chronology
Old and New Dreams
Old and New Dreams

Old and New Dreams is the debut album by the jazz quartet Old and New Dreams. The record features trumpeter Don Cherry, saxophonist Dewey Redman, bassist Charlie Haden and drummer Ed Blackwell and was recorded in 1976 for the Italian Black Saint label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Michael G. Nastos, writing for allmusic, awarded the album 4½ stars calling them simply "A great group".[2] In the All Music Guide to Jazz, Nastos described the album as "fully realized. Quintessential. Modern jazz supreme…."[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Handwoven" (Ornette Coleman) - 6:53
  2. "Dewey's Tune" (Dewey Redman) - 5:52
  3. "Chairman Mao" (Charlie Haden) - 7:33
  4. "Next to the Quiet Stream" (Don Cherry) - 6:42
  5. "Augmented" (Cherry) - 10:05
  6. "Old and New Dreams" (Redman) - 6:26
  • Recorded at Generation Sound Studios in New York City in October 1976



  1. ^ Black Saint Records discography accessed May 3, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed May 2, 2011
  3. ^ Nastos, Michael G. (1994), Ron Wynn, ed., All Music Guide to Jazz, M. Erlewine, V. Bogdanov, San Francisco: Miller Freeman, p. 504, ISBN 0-87930-308-5