Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman

 

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Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman (March 9, 1930[dubious ] – June 11, 2015) was an American jazz saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, and composer. He was one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1960s, a term he invented with the name of an album. Coleman's timbre was easily recognized: his keening, crying sound drew heavily on blues music. He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 1994. His album Sound Grammar received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for music.

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Of Human Feelings
 
Of Human Feelings is a studio album by American jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman.
The Shape of Jazz to Come
 
The Shape of Jazz to Come is the third album by jazz musician Ornette Coleman.
Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation
 
Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation is the sixth album by jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman, released on Atlantic Records in 1961, his fourth for the label.
Beauty Is a Rare Thing
 
Beauty Is a Rare Thing is a compilation box set collecting all the master recordings made for Atlantic Records between 1959 and 1961 by the American jazz composer and saxophonist Ornette Coleman.

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