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Ornette Coleman grass roots jazz anarchist RIP ..

Jun 14th, 2015 | By | Category: In Brief

Sadly, Ornette Coleman — “American jazz saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer … one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1960s” — died in Manhattan of a heart attack this past Thursday, June 11, at the ripe old age of 85. He came on stream in the late 1950s and early […]