Ornette Coleman died on 11 June in New York of a heart attack aged 85. Listen to a playlist of some of his music, based on Brian Morton's tribute to the late free jazz pioneer
Brian Morton pays tribute to Ornette Coleman, who died on 11 June in New York of a heart attack aged 85
A collection of tributes to the late former editor of The Wire, who died August 2007
This article originally appeared in The Wire 11 (January 1995).