Happy Birthday! Ornette Coleman Turns 80.

     |    Tuesday March 9th, 2010

Ornette Coleman was one of the great Free Jazz innovators of the 1960’s. His epoch-making record “Free Jazz” was released by Atlantic Records at the dawn of that decade. This all-star album features Eric Dolphy, Don Cherry, Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro, Ed Blackwell and Billy Higgins. Coleman released over 50 LP’s as a 

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Ornette Coleman Winner of the Miles Davis AwardOrnette Coleman Winner of the Miles Davis AwardOrnette Coleman Winner of the Miles Davis AwardOrnette Coleman Winner of the Miles Davis Award

     |    Thursday October 8th, 2009

Montreal, Thursday, July 9, 2009 – The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal this year offers the prestigious Miles Davis Award to the peerless free jazz titan Ornette Coleman. He will be given the prize by Alain Simard, founder and president of the Festival, at a press briefing that will be held this afternoon, July 

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