Harmolodic Recording Studios founded, designed by the American jazz composer and alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman, and his son (and manager and drummer) Denardo at Harlem’s historic Lee Building at 103 East on West 125th in East Harlem, New York. The opening reception was on Thursday, June 12, 2003 in the state of-the-art facility, in East Harlem’s historic district and oldest office buildings, was attended by musicians, producers, friends and jazz fans.
“Harmolodics, in a philosophical sense, says there’s many ways and devices to approach something,” explains Denardo, on the creative process. “The musical side does not necessarily throw out the past or its styles. There’s freedom without randomness. It’s the personal revelation that everyone can create their own language while at the same time communicate with those speaking a different language.”
Ornette Coleman recorded the album Sound Museum: Three Women in 1996 and released on the Harmolodic/Verve label in the studio.
The only photo of the studio is the photo above taken of Kim Lawrence and Ornette Coleman celebrating one of the musician’s birthday.
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