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See also: Ornette Coleman Double Quartet, Ornette Coleman Trio.

The best album by Ornette Coleman is The Shape Of Jazz To Come which is ranked number 469 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,487.

Ornette Coleman is ranked number 326 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 6,400.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beach Boys, John Coltrane and Dave Brubeck.

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Ornette Coleman best albums

The following albums by Ornette Coleman are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1959Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:4,487
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:469
Average Rating:  81/100 (270 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

Free Jazz: A Collective ImprovisationUnited States Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
Year of Release:1961Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1961:3Rank Score:1,085
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,648
Average Rating:  79/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Science FictionUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1972Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1972:113Rank Score:208
Rank in 1970s1,051Overall Rank:6,052
Average Rating:  72/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Of Human FeelingsUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1982Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1982:115Rank Score:158
Rank in 1980s1,167Overall Rank:7,518
Average Rating:  75/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Change Of The CenturyUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1960Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1960:28Rank Score:111
Rank in 1960s647Overall Rank:9,882
Average Rating:  74/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Dancing In Your HeadUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1977Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1977:141Rank Score:106
Rank in 1970s1,578Overall Rank:10,262
Average Rating:  78/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

The Art Of The ImprovisersUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1961Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1961:57Rank Score:36
Rank in 1960s1,179Overall Rank:20,537
Average Rating:  75/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Something Else!!!United States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1958Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1958:86Rank Score:31
Rank in 1950s448Overall Rank:21,640
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Town Hall 1962United States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1965Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1965:116Rank Score:30
Rank in 1960s1,245Overall Rank:21,872
Average Rating:  68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Skies Of AmericaUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1972Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1972:308Rank Score:30
Rank in 1970s2,844Overall Rank:22,004
Average Rating:  70/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 326

This may not be a complete discography for Ornette Coleman. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Ornette Coleman ratings

Average Rating: 
71/100 (from 6 votes)
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70/100
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65/100
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The GOAT of the 20th century. By far. Get all of his albums if you have the time.
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