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At The Golden Circle Vol. 1 (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
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Audio CD, Extra tracks, Original recording reissued, January 8, 2002
Volume 2 is also great though slightly more "out".
This live performance, recorded at a club in Stockholm in 1965, has three tracks on it that I think are the best Ornette Coleman ever played.
His compositions were obviously brilliant but it wasn't all that clear whether he could play his instrument well.
COLEMAN, Ornette. OC at the Golden Circle, vols. 1-2. Blue Note. Remastered, 2001; orig. 1965.
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