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Ornette Coleman

Geoffrey Smith salutes the legendary free-jazz maverick and saxophonist Ornette Coleman, who died this week, in a tribute first broadcast in January to celebrate his 85th birthday.

1 hour

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Sun 14 Jun 2015 00:00

Music Played

  • Ornette Coleman

    The Sphinx

    Performer: Don Payne. Performer: Billy Higgins. Performer: Don Cherry. Performer: Walter Norris.
    • Something Else.
    • Contemporary.
    • 9.
  • Ornette Coleman

    The Sphinx

    Performer: Don Payne. Performer: Billy Higgins. Performer: Don Cherry. Performer: Walter Norris.
  • Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Shelly Manne & Ornette Coleman

    Tomorrow is the Question

    • Tomorrow is the Question.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
    • 1.
  • Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Shelly Manne & Ornette Coleman

    Tomorrow is the Question

  • Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Lonely Woman

    • The Shape of Jazz to Come.
    • Atlantic Master.
    • 1.
  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Donald Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Lonely Woman

  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Congeniality

    • The Shape of Jazz to Come.
    • Atlantic.
    • 5.
  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Congeniality

  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Donald Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Ramblin'

    • Change of the Century.
    • Atlantic.
    • 1.
  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Donald Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Ramblin'

  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Donald Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Una Muy Bonita

    • Change of the Century.
    • Atlantic.
    • 6.
  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Donald Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Una Muy Bonita

  • Ed Blackwell, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Embraceable You

    • This Is Our Music.
    • Atlantic.
    • 4.
  • Ed Blackwell, Don Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman

    Embraceable You

  • Ornette Coleman

    Free Jazz

    Performer: Ed Blackwell. Performer: Eric Dolphy. Performer: Billy Higgins. Performer: Don Cherry. Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Freddie Hubbard. Performer: The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet. Performer: Scott LaFaro.
    • Free Jazz.
    • Warner Jazz.
    • 1.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Free Jazz

    Performer: Ed Blackwell. Performer: Eric Dolphy. Performer: Billy Higgins. Performer: Don Cherry. Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Freddie Hubbard. Performer: The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet. Performer: Scott LaFaro.
  • Ornette Coleman and Pat Metheny

    Song X Duo

    Performer: Pat Metheny. Performer: Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman. Performer: Ornette Coleman.
    • Song X: 20th Anniversary.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 13.
  • Ornette Coleman and Pat Metheny

    Song X Duo

  • Ornette Coleman and Pat Metheny

    Trigonometry

    Performer: Pat Metheny. Performer: Jack DeJohnette. Performer: Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman. Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Denardo Coleman. Performer: Ornette Coleman.
    • Song X: 20th Anniversary.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 12.
  • Ornette Coleman and Pat Metheny

    Trigonometry

  • Ornette Coleman and Pat Metheny

    Kathelin Gray

    Performer: Pat Metheny. Performer: Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman. Performer: Ornette Coleman.
    • Song X: 20th Anniversary.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 11.
  • Ornette Coleman and Pat Metheny

    Kathelin Gray

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