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    John Litweiler(Author)

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Ornette Coleman is one of the great architects of jazz. Like Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker, he changed the way we listen. His soaring, cascading, note-rich "free" improvisations added a new vocabulary to the alto saxophone; and his "harmolodic" compositions, shattering Western harmonic and rhythmic conventions, gave jazz a new musical language. This is a full-length biography of the jazz legend, making extensive use of previously unpublished interviews and detailed musical examples that further illustrate the text. It is a compelling portrait of a living legend and a lively history of postwar jazz.
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  • PDF | 336 pages
  • John Litweiler(Author)
  • Quartet Books (1 Oct. 1992)
  • English
  • 9
  • Biography

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  • By Mr. DI BICKERTON on 17 February 2015

    For the dissertation I'm supervising, there was plenty of interesting detail here.


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