Old and New Dreams (1979 album)

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Old and New Dreams
Studio album by Old and New Dreams
Released 1979
Recorded August 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 46:37
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Old and New Dreams chronology
Old and New Dreams
Old and New Dreams

Old and New Dreams is the second album by 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 1979 for the ECM label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls it "Stirring music in a setting that always brought out the best in each of these musicians".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lonely Woman" (Ornette Coleman) - 12:23
  2. "Togo" (Ed Blackwell) - 5:41
  3. "Guinea" (Don Cherry) - 5:34
  4. "Open or Close" (Coleman) - 8:12
  5. "Orbit of La-Ba" (Dewey Redman) - 7:29
  6. "Song for the Whales" (Charlie Haden) - 7:45
  • Recorded at Talent Studio in Oslo, Norway in August 1979



  1. ^ Old and New Dreams discography accessed May 3, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 3, 2011