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Cole·man(kōl′mən), Cy Originally Seymour Kaufman. 1929-2004.
American composer whose best known Broadway shows include Sweet Charity (1966) and The Will Rogers Follies (1991).
Coleman, Ornette 1930-2015.
American jazz saxophonist and composer who established free jazz, an unrestrained improvisational style of jazz.
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(Biography) Ornette (ɔːˈnɛt). born 1930, US avant-garde jazz alto saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist
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