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Ornette Coleman's Best Albums by Decade: 'Shape of Jazz To Come,' 'Free Jazz' and More

Ornette Coleman, one of the most innovative and influential figures in the history of jazz, died today of cardiac arrest and Music Times wants to revisit his catalogue across six decades and throw out the best of the bunch for those who haven't ...

Ornette Coleman, Saxophonist and Free Jazz Icon, Dead at Age 85

Ornette Coleman, one of the most influential figures in jazz history, has died at the age of 85 from cardiac arrest, according to The New York Times. The saxophonist would make jazz history at the end of the '50s and during the early '60s with his ...

Ornette Coleman Sues 'Fela!' Musician for Releasing Album Without Permission

We've gotten used to older musicians suing younger performers regarding unlicensed samples or for copping a vibe—a la Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for "Blurred Lines"—but now we've got two sets of performers fighting a legal battle over a ...

Bernard Stollman, Founder of ESP-Disk Records, Dies at 85

Bernard Stollman, founder of the iconic NYC indie jazz record label, ESP-Disk, has died at age 85 after a prolonged battle with colon cancer that spread to his spine.

10 Albums With Their Genre In The Title: Anthrax, Ornette Coleman, And More

Some artists make it pretty difficult to judge what kind of music they play based solely on their album covers or titles. However, these artists made it pretty simply to figure out by including the name of their genre in the album title.

9 Album Titles That Reference Other Albums: Lily Allen, The Decemberists, And More

If you want your album title to catch someone's attention, one surefire technique you can try is referencing the title of a classic album, which might trick people into thinking your album is just as good. Here are nine album titles that are ...

7 Pairs Of Albums With The Same Title: Which Is Better?

A while back, I wrote an article comparing songs that happen to have the same title. Though two songs sharing the same title is fairly common (I could rewrite that list many times over with new songs), two albums sharing a title doesn't happen nearly ...

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