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Jazz Pioneer Ornette Coleman Dies at 85

Ornette Coleman (left) with artist and saxophonist Noah Becker (middle) and collage artist Michael Anderson (right) at Mr. Coleman's New York loft. Mr. Anderson (a long terms friend of  Mr. Coleman) introduced Becker to Mr. Coleman in 2014. 

, JUN. 2015

It is with great sadness that we share the news of our friend Ornette Coleman's passing at the age of 85. 

Via The New York Times:

"Ornette Coleman, the alto saxophonist and composer who was one of the most powerful and contentious innovators in the history of jazz, died on Thursday in Manhattan. He was 85.

The cause was cardiac arrest, a family representative said." WM




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