List of the best Ornette Coleman albums, including pictures of the cover artwork. This Ornette Coleman discography is ranked from best to worst, based on your votes on the full recorded output of this pioneer of "free jazz" and inventor of "harmelodics", so the top Ornette Coleman albums can be found at the top of the list. Mr. Coleman was a master improvisor and groundbreaking composer, so there is certainly a lot of diversity between his popular (and not-so-popular) records and CDs. If you think the greatest Ornette Coleman album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Ornette Coleman album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.
If you want to know, "What is the Best Ornette Coleman album of all time?" or "What are the top Ornette Coleman albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The Shape of Jazz to Come and Change of the Century are only the beginning of the albums on this list.This list of popular Ornette Coleman CDs has been voted on by jazz fans around the world - add your own opinions about the Ornette Coleman recorded canon.