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On This Day in Jazz History

1959:

Ornette Coleman Added: 2004-04-28 AAJ Building a Jazz Library: Masterpieces

Ornette Coleman - The Shape of Jazz to Come
After four decades, this disc remains true to its title. Saxophonist Ornette Coleman solidified his group in 1959 to the working quartet recorded here. They broke convention and provided a major stepping stone on the road to free jazz

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