Codona (album)

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Codona
Codona (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1979
RecordedSeptember 1978
GenreJazz
Length42:37
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
Codona chronology
Codona
(1979)
Codona 2
(1980)

Codona is the first album by the jazz trio Codona which featured sitarist and tabla player Collin Walcott, trumpeter Don Cherry and percussionist Naná Vasconcelos recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4 stars stating simply "These three communicate".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Collin Walcott except as indicated
  1. "Like That of Sky" - 11:07
  2. "Codona" (Cherry, Vasconcelos, Walcott) - 6:14
  3. "Colemanwonder: Race Face/Sortie/Sir Duke" (Ornette Coleman/Coleman/Stevie Wonder) - 3:40
  4. "Mumakata" - 8:14
  5. "New Light" - 13:22
    • Recorded at Tonstudio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, West Germany in September 1978

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 12, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G.Allmusic Review accessed September 12, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 40. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.