Ornette Coleman

  1. Cheb I Sabbah, Global Dance DJ, Dead at 66

    November 10, 2013 12:47 AM EST Algerian-born, San Francisco-based global house DJ, producer and musician, Cheb I Sabbah has died, according to numerous reports. Sabbah, whose omnivorous, globe-spanning traditional beats and sounds culled from Africa, Asia, the Middle East ...

  2. Inside Blue Note Records' Dazzling Spotify App

    September 13, 2012 6:01 PM EDT Blue Note Records, the renowned American Jazz record label that since 1939 has developed and released the work of some of the genre's most important icons - including John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancoc ...

  3. Yoko Ono, Moby Sign Up To Meltdown Fest

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The first acts confirmed for London's Meltdown Festival, which runs June 13 to June 21 at the Southbank Centre, include Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Sean Lennon, Cornelius, Patti Smith, Robert Wyatt, Yo La Tengo, Baaba Maal and Moby. The Roots ...

  4. Ornette Coleman To Direct Meltdown Fest

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jazz musician Ornette Coleman has been revealed as the artistic director for the South Bank Centre's 16th annual Meltdown Festival in London, running from June 12 to 21. Coleman, a saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, and composer, is renowned ...

  5. Jazz Bassist Haden Returns To Country Roots On CD

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST After a career on modern jazz's cutting edge, bassist Charlie Haden acknowledges being scared before recording his first country music album at Ricky Skaggs' Nashville, Tenn., studio. But with a little help from family and friends, Haden ...

  6. Jazz Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard Dies

    December 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, who played with legends such as John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock, died today (Dec. 29) in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Hubbard, who had suffered a heart attack on Nov. 26, was 70. B ...

  7. Doors, Dead To Receive Grammys

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Influential rock bands The Doors and the Grateful Dead will receive lifetime achievement Grammy Awards next year, along with jazz saxophone player Ornette Coleman and the late opera singer Maria Callas, organizers said Tuesday. Other honorees incl ...