Dona Nostra

Dona Nostra
Studio album by Don Cherry
Released 1994
Recorded March 1993
Genre Jazz
Length 56:22
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Don Cherry chronology
Dona Nostra

Dona Nostra is an album by jazz trumpeter Don Cherry with Bobo Stenson and Lennart Åberg recorded in 1993 and released on the ECM label.[1] The album was Cherry's last as a leader prior to his death in 1995.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "Although there is not much variety in mood, it is a pleasure to hear Cherry stretching out a bit on trumpet (leaving his flute at home) this late in his career".[2]

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Track listing

All compositions by Don Cherry, Bobo Stenson, Lennart Åberg, Anders Jormin, Anders Kjellberg and Okay Temiz except as indicated
  1. "In Memoriam" (Åberg) - 7:48
  2. "Fort Cherry" - 6:34
  3. " Arrows" - 5:16
  4. "M'Bizo" (Åberg) - 8:38
  5. "Race Face" (Ornette Coleman) - 4:22
  6. "Prayer" (Jormin, Kjellberg, Cherry, Temiz) - 4:53
  7. "What Reason Could I Give" (Coleman) - 3:44
  8. "Vienna" - 5:26
  9. "Ahayu-da" - 9:14



  1. ECM discography accessed October 4, 2011
  2. 1 2 Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed October 4, 2011
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