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Town Hall, 1962

Town Hall, 1962
Live album by Ornette Coleman
Released 1965
Recorded 21 December 1962
Genre Free jazz
Avant-garde jazz
Length 45:14
Label ESP-Disk
Ornette Coleman chronology
Ornette on Tenor
Town Hall, 1962
Chappaqua Suite

Town Hall, 1962 is an album by Spellman, A. B. (1985 originally 1966). Four Lives in the Bebop Business. Limelight.


  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 30, 2010



  1. "The Ark"

Side B

  1. "Doughnut"
  2. "Sadness"
  3. "Dedication to Poets and Writers"

Side A

All tracks written by Ornette Coleman.

Track listing

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]

Written four decades after release, the Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2½ stars and stated "Although Ornette's string writing (which leaves no room for improvising) is pretty well outside of jazz, his playing on the other tracks holds one's interest throughout".[1]


  • Reception 1
  • Track listing 2
    • Side A 2.1
    • Side B 2.2
  • Personnel 3
  • References 4


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