Ornette and Sonny Rollins together (2010) (audio)

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“The Adventure” – About Ornette’s early years (film)

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Ornette at John Coltrane’s funeral (July 21, 1967)

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John Coltrane knew he was dying and specifically requested that Ornette play at his funeral service.

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Albert Ayler on Ornette (July 25, 1970)

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Albert Ayler interviewed by Swing Journal, July 25, 1970

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John McPhee: Coltrane and Ornette (1967) (interview)

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John McPhee, born in Miami in 1939 and raised in Poughkeepsie, New York, started on the trumpet and added the saxophone at 32 after experiencing the music of John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, and Ornette Coleman. His career has been fantastically prolific.


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