RIP Ornette Coleman (1930-2015)

Today we say farewell to the long lived, prolific, and highly spirited saxophonist Ornette Coleman, who revolutionised jazz in the 1960s and continued to innovate throughout a long career. My own ignorance of the vast majority of his many, many records is inexcusable, but I know enough to know that not only jazz but music itself has lost one of its finest practitioners.

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