Ornette and friends at South Bank

This year's Meltdown festival at London's Southbank Centre (June 12-21) is directed by Ornette Coleman and along with appearances by the man himself features David Murray, Gwo-Ka Masters, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Bobby McFerrin, Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, Carla Bley, Robert Wyatt and The Bad Plus. More information here.

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