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Free jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman dies at 85

World Jun 12, 2015

Free jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman dies at 85

Ornette Coleman, a self-taught alto saxophone player who polarized the jazz world with his unconventional "free jazz" before coming to be regarded as an avant garde genius, died on Thursday morning in New York at the age of 85, according to his publicist. Ken Weinstein ...

Makoto Ozone set to step out with his other family

Music Jan 22, 2015

Makoto Ozone set to step out with his other family

by Frank Spignese

During his years in New York, pianist Makoto Ozone fronted a number of small combos and gigged with such heavyweights as Branford Marsalis, Gary Burton and Christian McBride. But the collaborators he has come back to time and time again are his Japan-based big ...