“Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.” ~Ornette Coleman
“We in the Western world suffer from too many categories and classes; we’ve forgotten that we all still have diapers on. We’ve separated music from life.”
One of the most important (and controversial) innovators of the jazz avant-garde, Ornette Coleman gained both loyal followers and lifelong detractors..
Ornette Coleman – Gent Jazz (2010):
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