Ornette Coleman

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Birthday
9, 1930
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
Jun 11, 2015 (85)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1930
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Death Date
Jun 11, 2015 (85)

About

Free jazz saxophonist who won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Pulitzer Prize for his album Sound Grammar in 2007.

Before Fame

He was kicked out of the school band for adding his own flair to the music.

Trivia

His timbre is recognized for its keening and crying blues sound.

Family Life

He married Jayne Cortez in 1954 and they had one child together.

Associated With

He was the sixteenth recipient of the Miles Davis Award.