Ornette Coleman - Japan '86 (2CD)


Two years before their Billboard chart topping Virgin Beauty album, Ornette Coleman and Prime Time, his mutant funk-fusion outfit, here perform an extensive set including Song X, Dancing In Your Head, Turnaround, In All Languages and Kathelin Gray. This 2CD set was recorded at Live Under The Sky, Yomuri-Land Theatre East, Tokyo, Japan on July 27th 1986. A fully remastered original NHK and NPR radio broadcast, presented in superb fidelity with background notes and archival imagery. Ornette Coleman (alto sax); Bernie Nix & Charles Ellerbee (guitar); Larry McRae & Albert McDowell (electric bass); Denardo Coleman & Kamal Sabir (drums).

Track Listing

Disc 1:


Song X




Kathelin Gray

Broadway Blues Pt 1

Art Of Love

Disc 2:

Video Games

Dancing In Your Head

Endangered Species


Peace Warriors

In All Languages

Broadway Blues Pt. 2

Jam > Blues (Reprise)

Release date 10.9.2020