Ornette Coleman, African American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer, and a major innovator of the 1960s free jazz movement. photographed at the Monterey Jazz Festival (1967)

Ornette Coleman, African American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer, and a major innovator of the free jazz movement. photographed at the Monterey Jazz Festival

photos by William Claxton                                                                                                                                                      More

Rest in Peace Ornette Coleman by William Claxton / Ornette Coleman, Los Angeles, 1959

Ornette Coleman (saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer) and his son Denardo

Ornette Coleman (saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer) and his son Denardo

Ornette Coleman, Composer and Saxophonist Who Rewrote the Language of Jazz, Dies at 85 - NYTimes.com

Ornette Coleman, Saxophonist Who Rewrote the Language of Jazz, Dies at 85

Ornette Coleman, Composer and Saxophonist Who Rewrote the Language of Jazz, Dies…

December 28, 2017, 3:00 pm Hear Lou Reed’s The Raven, a Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe Featuring David Bowie, Ornette Coleman, Willem Dafoe & More http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OpenCulture/~3/o461r4VCWZE/lou-reeds-the-raven-a-tribute-to-edgar-allan-poe.html  I think this is amazing, don’t you? (I get tired of hearing myself say “awesome,” so I decided to use “amazing” this time. LOL)  For more content like this, visit our (comic) pop culture blog @ http://

December 28, 2017, 3:00 pm Hear Lou Reed’s The Raven, a Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe Featuring David Bowie, Ornette Coleman, Willem Dafoe & More http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OpenCulture/~3/o461r4VCWZE/lou-reeds-the-raven-a-tribute-to-edgar-allan-poe.html I think this is amazing, don’t you? (I get tired of hearing myself say “awesome,” so I decided to use “amazing” this time. LOL) For more content like this, visit our (comic) pop culture blog @ http://

Ornette Coleman - Wikipedia

Ornette Coleman - Wikipedia

Ornette Coleman, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1966 Photo: Francis Wolff  ~Repinned Via Richard Finegan

Ornette Colman During “The Empty Fox Hole” Recording Sessions, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1966 - photo Francis Wolff

Ornette Coleman - Lonely Woman - June 11, 2015: Jazz great Ornette Coleman passed away at the age of 85

Ornette Coleman: "Lonely Woman" from Album: The Shape Of Jazz To Come. Personnel: Don Cherry (cornet), Ornette Coleman (alto sax), Charlie Haden (bass), Billy Higgins (drums)

Ornette Coleman at Jazz Gipfel, Stuttgart, Germany, 1992 - Bob Willoughby Photography

Ornette Coleman at Jazz Gipfel, Stuttgart, Germany, 1992 - Bob Willoughby…

Happy 82nd Birthday Ornette Coleman. Thanks for so many years of REAL Jazz.

The Face of the Bass Album: Change of the Century Written by: Ornette Coleman Personnel: Ornette Coleman — alto saxophone Don Cherry — pocket trumpet .

Ornette Coleman (1930-)

Ornette Coleman: innovative American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer. One of the major innovators of 'free jazz' in the and avant-garde jazz. He received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for music.

Ornette Coleman Jazz great Ornette Coleman dies aged 85 The groundbreaking and sometimes controversial avant garde saxophonist, pioneer of free jazz, suffered a cardiac arrest

Jazz great Ornette Coleman dies aged 85

50 great moments in jazz: Ornette Coleman at Meltdown 2009

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