American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer, and key figure in the 1960s free jazz movement
Ornette Coleman (born 1930) wrote many compositions, including "Lonely Woman," "Peace," "Turnaround," "When Will the Blues Leave?" "The Blessing," "Law Years," "What Reason Could I Give" and "I've Waited All My Life".
He won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for music with his album "Sound Grammar".
Ornette Coleman plays his Selmer alto saxophone during a performance at The Hague, 1994.
Photo: Geert Vandepoele.
Ornette Coleman at a concert in October 2005 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.
Photo: Frank C. Müller.
Coleman performing in Toronto in 198.2
Photo: Gary Lawrence Murphy.
Author: David Paul Wagner
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Note: This picture gallery page includes drawings, paintings, photos and images of performances of Ornette Coleman.