His album "Free Jazz" gave its name to a whole Jazz sub-genre.
He was married to Jayne Cortez from 1954-64. Their son Denardo Coleman is a jazz drummer, and has recorded with each of his parents, beginning at the age of 10 on "The Empty Foxhole".
Ornette Coleman -Diskographie Tracks
- 5 Vocals
- 153 Instruments & Performance
- 908 Writing & Arrangement
- 8 Featuring & Presenting
- 2 Conducting & Leading
- 16 Production
- 4 Technical
- 5 Visual
- 26 Acting, Literary & Spoken