Music: Beyond the Cool

"I don't know what he's playing," said Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, "but it's not jazz." "He's doing the only really new thing in jazz since the null says Pianist John Lewis.

The object of this controversy is a slight, fringe-bearded alto saxophonist named Ornette Coleman. No jazzman has created such a stir since Charlie Parker started packing them in at the Three Deuces on 52nd Street 15 years ago. Last week, insiders of the cool world were flocking to a shabby cave in Manhattan's

Greenwich Village known as the Five Spot Café to learn just what kind of wind Ornette is blowing and...

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