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Jazz Icon Ornette Coleman Dies at 85

Legendary saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman died in Manhattan  Thursday morning at the age of 85. His publicist declined to give further details about the cause of death but some media reports say the icon of "Free Jazz" died of cardiac arrest. Coleman's album "Change of the Century" ushered in a new jazz style in the late 1950s, that later became known as “Free Jazz” - featuring songs that break the traditional rules of melody allowing musicians more...

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