[Ques] Which pioneer of free jazz won a Pulitzer Prize for music in 2007?

The Quiz: Which pioneer of free jazz won a Pulitzer Prize for music in 2007?

Miles Davis
Pharoah Sanders
Ornette Coleman
John Coltrane

Explanation : Ornette Coleman is widely hailed as the most important figure in the free jazz movement. His innovative take on melodic structures and chord tones — a theory he called “harmolodics” —– helped influence a generation of free jazz artists, including Albert Ayler and Don Cherry. He won the Pulitzer Prize at age 75 for a live album of a performance in Europe.

Correct Answer: Ornette Coleman

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