Tone Dialing (album)

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Tone Dialing
Studio album by Ornette Coleman
Released September 26, 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Jazz
Length 66:01
Label Harmolodic/Verve
Producer Denardo Coleman
Ornette Coleman chronology
Naked Lunch
(1991)
Tone Dialing
(1995)
Colors: Live from Leipzig
(1996)

Tone Dialing is an album recorded in 1995 by the American jazz composer and saxophonist Ornette Coleman and his Prime Time ensemble. It was released in September 1995 by Coleman's Harmolodic record label, in partnership with Verve/PolyGram.[1][2] It was the Harmolodic label's first release, and "the first disc fully devoted to Coleman's music in eight years."[2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "despite the inclusion of one obnoxious rap, this free funk set is well worth picking up by open-minded listeners".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ornette Coleman except as indicated
  1. "Street Blues" - 4:58
  2. "Search for Life" - 7:32
  3. "Guadalupe" - 4:10
  4. "Bach Prelude" (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 5:40
  5. "Sound Is Everywhere" - 3:34
  6. "Miguel's Fortune" - 6:04
  7. "La Capella" - 4:32
  8. "O.A.C." - 3:47
  9. "If I Knew as Much About You (As You Know About Me)" - 2:36
  10. "When Will I See You Again" - 2:46
  11. "Kathelin Gray" (Coleman, Pat Metheny) - 4:41
  12. "Badal" - 4:42
  13. "Tone Dialing" - 1:45
  14. "Family Reunion" - 4:07
  15. "Local Instinct" - 2:56
  16. "Ying Yang" - 2:56

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ornette Coleman discography". Jazz Discography Project. Retrieved November 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Macnie, Jim (September 16, 1995). "Harmolodic Label Is Pure Coleman". Billboard (BPI Communications): 1,84. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 28, 2011