Exposé Online banner

Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman
Country
United States
Profile
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.
Website
http://www.ornettecoleman.com
Related articles (1)
Releases on file (18)
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)

Latest news

2020-01-15
Carlos Alvarado RIP – Carlos Alvarado, pioneering composer, multi-instrumentalist and pioneer of progressive rock and electronic experimental music in Mexico, passed away January 14th, 2020 at age 68 after a two year battle with cancer.  » Read more

2020-01-12
Wolfgang Dauner RIP – Pianist Wolfgang Dauner, one of the pioneers of both European free jazz and jazz rock, has died at the age of 84. With his own groups and with the United Jazz+Rock Ensemble, his playing and compositions were a prominent presence in European jazz from the mid-60s until just recently. » Read more

2020-01-12
Michael Allison RIP – Michael Allison, who since 1997 has been recording as Darshan Ambient, passed away on January 9th after a long and brave battle with cancer. He has been at at the forefront of the new ambient/electronic music scene, with over eighteen releases to his credit. » Read more

2020-01-10
Neil Peart RIP – One of rock music's defining drummers has died at the age of 67. Neil Peart's work with Rush provided one of the templates for percussion in rock, and he certainly ranks in the top ten most influential drummers of the 20th Century. Peart retired from playing in 2015 due to health issues, and succumbed to brain cancer on January 7, 2020. » Read more

2020-01-07
Joel Vandroogenbroeck RIP – Word has reached us of the death of Joel Vandroogenbroeck, best known as one of the founders of Brainticket, He also recorded electronic music under a variety of names. He was born August 25th, 1938 in Brussels, Belgium and died December 23, 2019 in Arlesheim, Switzerland, aged 81. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

FM - Black Noise – The reissue of the second album by this excellent Canadian trio has been long awaited by many. A rather nonstandard three-piece, their most unique feature was the substitution of mandolin/violin for...  (1994) » Read more

Premiata Forneria Marconi - Live www.pfm.it (il Best) – PFM’s long return to the international stage was built up over several years of new recordings and prestigious live performances. With four essential members consistently in the line-up it also...  (2006) » Read more

Louisa John-Krol & Oöphoi - Alabaster & I Hear the Water Dreaming – Australian singer Louisa John Krol has been releasing music for about ten years, although these mark the first time she has been reviewed in these pages. Alabaster is her 2003 solo release (a newer...  (2006) » Read more

Ilitch - Rainy House – The latest release by Ilitch (a limited edition of 250) collects material recorded from the late 70s right up through the present, although many of the older pieces were tweaked, modified and remixed...  (2006) » Read more

Joe Jackson - Summer in the City: Live in New York – Leave it to musical chameleon Joe Jackson to twist the standard pop jazz arrangement of a few well known pop tunes and provide further proof of his oft-ignored creative genius. Dipping into his 60s...  (2001) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues