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Ornette Coleman, 76, Manhattan

Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, November 2006

ORNETTE COLEMAN is one of the true immortals. A metaphysician, philosopher and futurist as much as a revolutionary musician, he set melody free from it's shackles – offering a different set of compass points for jazz that had absolutely nothing to do with chords and structure.

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