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more accessible than some Coleman albums,
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This review is from: Change Of The Century (Audio CD)
Perhaps not to everyone's taste but not as discordant as his other work or as later period Coltrane.
The lack of any chordal instrument in the band gives the music a fantastic open quality with more focus on the bass than more conventional quartets. Many of the tracks could pass for standard bebop blues heads (albeit without piano) whereas others almost have a rock feel. Billy higgins on drums is fantastic (as he is on hundreds of blue note albums throughout the sixties) and the solos of coleman and cherry are anarchic, playful and surprisingly melodic.
If you're looking to make your first foray into "free jazz" this could be the place to start.