1,183 total votes
Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman

Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman is an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer. He was one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1960s, having also invented the term "free jazz" by naming his album so. Coleman's timbre is easily recognized: his keening, crying sound draws heavily on blues music. His album Sound Grammar received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for music. ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Ornette Coleman

The Best Ornette Coleman Albums of All Time 226 votes Ornette Coleman is one of the most prolific jazz saxophonists of all time, not to mention one of the great players of t...

Ornette Coleman is ranked on...

#14 of 69 The Greatest Jazz Saxophonists of All Time 3.2k VOTES Smooth jazz, fusion jazz, avant-garde jazz, crossover, West Coast, free jazz. Jazz music has influenced many different genre...
#19 of 187 The Greatest Saxophonists of All Time 13.1k VOTES These musicians, both living and dead, have forever shaped different genres and styles of music with their incredible talent...
#8 of 45 The Best Saxophonists in the World 725 VOTES The saxophone is one of the most popular and diverse musical instruments in the world. It's permeated through dozens of genr...
#14 of 23 People who voted for Ornette Coleman... are 11x more likely to vote for Cormac McCarthy on this list are 15x more likely to vote for Freddie Roach on this list The Best At What They Do 10.1k VOTES I give Maximum Respect to all on this list. Each is, IMHO, the best alive at What They Do. The list reflects my personal hob...
#2 of 43 The Best Jazz Saxophonists in the World 376 VOTES The saxophone is one of the most popular and diverse musical instruments in the world. It's permeated through dozens of genr...
#48 of 231 The Very Best Jazz Musicians & Artists 34.7k VOTES Jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good jazz bands includes a filter so you can sort by ...
#15 of 88 The Best Jazz Composers of All Time 1.1k VOTES These are the greatest Jazz composers ranked from best to worst by Jazz fans all over the globe. Much like Jazz itself, the ...
#4 of 104 The Best Avant-garde Jazz Bands/Artists 932 VOTES Avant-garde jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good avant-garde jazz bands includes a fi...
#2 of 154 The Best Free Jazz Bands/Artists 954 VOTES Free jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good free jazz bands includes a filter so you ca...
Famous Jazz Saxophonists 25.6k VIEWS A List of Famous Jazz Saxophonists with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the si...
Every Band & Musician Who Has Performed on Saturday Night Live 42.2k VIEWS Live from the main stage at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, this is a list of every band, musician, and singer who has performed on Sa...
Famous People Whose Last Name Is Coleman 2k VIEWS Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Coleman. Do you recognize a...
Famous Saxophonists 10.6k VIEWS A List of Famous Saxophonists with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the singers...

Ornette Coleman is also found on...

List of Famous Trumpeters Famous People From Fort Worth Famous Film Actors From Texas Atlantic Records Complete Artist Roster List of Famous Violinists Blue Note Records Complete Artist Roster MacArthur Fellowship Winners List Famous Male Composers