Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Happy Birthday to Ornette Coleman

Born March 9th, 1930, in Fort Worth, Texas. By the way, what year was it when he surpassed Miles Davis as the best-dressed man in jazz?

Germany, 1978 (Thanks, Weasel...)
Ornette Coleman: alto saxophone, trumpet
James Blood Ulmer: guitar
Bern Nix: guitar
Fred Williams: bass guitar
Denardo Coleman: drums
Ronald Shannon Jackson: drums

"Macho Woman" live in Germany July 1978

Roma, 1974
Ornette Coleman: saxo ; James Ulmer: guitarra ; Sirone: bajo; Billy Higgins: baterĂ­a

Ornette in black and white, outside the Beacon Theatre, NYC, 09/10/10

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