Ornette: Made in America Poster

Release Date: April 7th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
This documentary profiles the life and career of saxophone player and jazz musician Ornette Coleman. Coleman, a pioneer in the "free jazz" era of the 1960s and a Pulitzer Prize winner who has played with such major musicians as Jerry Garcia, is seen here on the road. As his tour starts in Fort Worth, Tex., where Coleman was born, the musician is shown on stage and discussing his craft. Interviews are also conducted with Coleman's former band mates.

Director: Shirley Clarke

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: 1980s, Rise, Engaging

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