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Ornette Coleman artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
November 13, 2006 At 76, Ornette Coleman's recordings are still earning praise and challenging listeners.
May 30, 2007 This week's staff song pick comes from News & Notes producer Roy Hurst.
August 1, 2001 Coleman broke from melodic conventions, creating controversy and revolutionizing the jazz art form.
April 16, 2007 Saxophonist Ornette Coleman's Sound Grammar is the first recording to win a music Pulitzer.
November 17, 2006 Kevin Whitehead reviews Sound Grammar, the latest album from saxophonist Ornette Coleman.
August 23, 2005 Critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a reissued collaboration between Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman.
February 9, 2011 Little did George Gershwin know that his lovable song would evolve into something far greater.
March 1, 2010 Understand the beloved free-jazz pioneer's outsider cachet in five easy steps.
August 4, 2009 It's Haden's birthday this week, so here's a chance to celebrate with five of his best songs.
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