Free Form (Joe Harriott album)

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Free Form
Free Form (Joe Harriott album).jpg
Studio album by Joe Harriott
Released 1961
Recorded November 1960
London, England
Genre Jazz
Length 46:10
Label Jazzland
JLP 49
Producer Denis Preston and Bill Grauer
Joe Harriott chronology
Southern Horizons
(1960)
Free Form
(1960)
Abstract
(1962)

Free Form is the second album by Jamaican saxophonist Joe Harriott recorded in England in 1960 and released on the Jazzland label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "Comparable to Ornette Coleman's recordings of the period, these eight pieces incorporate Harriott's hard bop influence, cutting through adventurous compositions.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Joe Harriott

  1. "Formation" - 6:13
  2. "Coda" - 8:00
  3. "Abstract" - 3:39
  4. "Impression" - 5:32
  5. "Parallel" - 5:42
  6. "Straight Lines" - 5:57
  7. "Calypso" - 4:44
  8. "Tempo" - 6:23

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jazzland Records discography accessed November 13, 2012
  2. ^ a b "Campbell, A. Allmusic Review accessed November 13, 2012