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Fresh Air Remembers Jazz Innovator Ornette Coleman

Ornette Coleman performs at the Skopje Jazz Festival in 2006.
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Ornette Coleman performs at the Skopje Jazz Festival in 2006.

Ornette Coleman died Thursday, at the age of 85. Listen to a pair of conversations with the saxophonist and composer, as well as interviews with members of his quartet — Don Cherry and Charlie Haden — and his son, Denardo Coleman.

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