Ornette at 12

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Ornette at 12
Ornette at 12.jpg
Studio album by Ornette Coleman
Released 1968
Recorded July 16, 1968
Genre Jazz
Length 32:31
Label Impulse!
Ornette Coleman chronology
Love Call
(1968)
Ornette at 12
(1968)
Crisis
(1969)

Ornette at 12 is an album by the American jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman released on the Impulse! label in 1969.[1] Although ostensibly a studio album, you can clearly hear audience applause during and after the end of the tracks.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Brian Olewnick awarded the album 3 stars and stated "Don't be put off by the critics; Ornette at 12 is a fine, enjoyable album".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone (positive) [3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ornette Coleman
  1. "C.O.D." – 7:25
  2. "Rainbows" – 8:56
  3. "New York" – 8:13
  4. "Bells and Chimes" – 7:15
  • Recorded in New York City on July 16, 1968.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ornette Coleman discography accessed November 11, 2010
  2. ^ a b Olewnick, B. Allmusic Review accessed November 11, 2010
  3. ^ Winner, Langdon (17 May 1969). "Records". Rolling Stone. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. (33): 17.