Ornette Coleman (March 9, 1930 – June 11, 2015)
Ornette Coleman: "Lonely Woman" (2006)
The Modern Jazz Quartet: "Lonely Woman"
John Lewis, Ornette Coleman, Jim Hall, Scot LaFaro: "Abstraction"
Ornette Coleman Quartet: "Abstraction"
JazzTimes obituary and links
from Cadence: 1987 interview with Coleman (terrible background warning...highlight to read, I'd say).
previously on Sweet Freedom
Tempo International: "Ornette Coleman Trio" (1966)
1959: The Year That Changed Jazz (y'know, unlike every year, though it was an important one)
Ornette Coleman: The Shape of Jazz to Come
Ornette Coleman Double Quartet: Free Jazz
Ornette Coleman and the London Symphony Orchestra: Skies of America
Ornette Coleman's Prime Time, with Jerry Garcia: "3 Wishes"