Rifftides reader David Perrine writes:
In the spirit of your occasional feature, I offer the following quotes. (As you know, a notated F# on alto sax would normally be a concert A— except in the quantum physics-like world of harmolodics.)
No one has to learn to spell to talk.—Ornette Coleman
Coleman, alto saxophone; Don Cherry, trumpet; Charlie Haden, bass; Ed Blackwell, drums. August 2, 1960.
“Poise” is included in Coleman’s Complete Atlantic Recordings.