Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman’s Early Albums Are Getting a Massive Vinyl Box Set Reissue

Pioneering free jazz saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Ornette Coleman passed away in 2015. This year, the music from his formative and most best-known music is getting the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 22, 2018

In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2015

Over the last 12 months, we bid farewell to two R&B legends, a pioneering '60s pop singer, an alt-rock statesman, and the musician who invented…
SPIN Staff / December 28, 2015

Jazz Icon Ornette Coleman Dead at 85

Ornette Coleman, the icon saxophonist and composer, died in Manhattan on Thursday morning. A representative of his family told the New York Times that the…
Colin Joyce / June 11, 2015