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Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman
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Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman is an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer. He was one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 60s. With Prime Time and other ensembles, he explored the integration of funk into jazz, as well as influences from all around the world.
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http://www.ornettecoleman.com
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Lou Reed — The Raven Lou Reed — The Raven
(Reprise 48372-2, 2003, CD)
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time — Tone Dialing Ornette Coleman and Prime Time — Tone Dialing
(Verve 527 483-2, 1995, CD)
Pat Metheny / Ornette Coleman — Song X Pat Metheny / Ornette Coleman — Song X
(Geffen Records GHS 24096, 1986, LP)
Pat Metheny / Ornette Coleman — Song X: Twentieth Anniversary Pat Metheny / Ornette Coleman — Song X: Twentieth Anniversary
(Nonesuch 79918-2, 1986/2005, CD)
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time — Opening the Caravan of Dreams Ornette Coleman and Prime Time — Opening the Caravan of Dreams
(Caravan of Dreams CDP85001, 1985, LP)
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time — Of Human Feelings Ornette Coleman and Prime Time — Of Human Feelings
(Antilles AN-2001, 1982, LP)
James Blood — Tales of Captain Black James Blood — Tales of Captain Black
(Artists House AH 7, 1979, LP)
Ornette Coleman — Body Meta Ornette Coleman — Body Meta
(Verve 314 531 916-2, 1978/1996, CD)
Ornette Coleman — Dancing in Your Head Ornette Coleman — Dancing in Your Head
(Verve 314 543 519-2, 1977/2000, CD)
Ornette Coleman — The Complete Science Fiction Sessions Ornette Coleman — The Complete Science Fiction Sessions
(Columbia C2K 63569, 1972/2000, 2CD)
Ornette Coleman — Crisis Ornette Coleman — Crisis
(Impulse AS-9187, 1972, LP)
Ornette Coleman — Love Call Ornette Coleman — Love Call
(Blue Note CDP 7 84356 2, 1968/1990, CD)
The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet — Free Jazz The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet — Free Jazz
(Rhino Records R2 75208, 1961/1998, CD)
Ornette Coleman — Twins Ornette Coleman — Twins
(Atlantic SD 1588, 1961/1971, LP)
Ornette Coleman — Change of the Century Ornette Coleman — Change of the Century
(Atlantic 7 81341-2, 1960/1992, CD)
Ornette Coleman — The Shape of Jazz to Come Ornette Coleman — The Shape of Jazz to Come
(Essential Jazz Classics EJC5, 1959/2011, CD)
Ornette Coleman — Tomorrow Is the Question! Ornette Coleman — Tomorrow Is the Question!
(Original Jazz Classics OJCCD, 1959/1988, CD)
Ornette Coleman — Something Else!!!! Ornette Coleman — Something Else!!!!
(Original Jazz Classics OJCCD, 1958/1988, CD)

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