Charlie Haden

The Golden Number (Verve By Request): Vinyl LP


Release date: 7 June, 2024

In this collection of bass-led duets, Charlie Haden enlists Don Cherry (trumpet/flute), Archie Shepp (tenor), Hampton Hawes (piano) and a trumpet playing Ornette Coleman on the four tracks. Hawes’ playing on the Ornette-penned “Turnaround” is the clear straight-ahead highlight of this generally exploratory album. This Verve By Request title is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Third Man in Detroit.

Side A
1. Out of Focus (feat. Don Cherry) (Side A)
2. Shepp’s Way (feat. Archie Shepp)

Side B

1. Turnaround (feat. Hampton Hawes)
2. The Golden Number (feat. Ornette Coleman)

Vinyl LP