Don Cherry

Don Cherry

jazz, free jazz, Avant-Garde, trumpet, Fusion

# 1 Don Cherry, born Donald Eugene Cherry (November 18, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - October 19, 1995) was an American jazz trumpeter. # 2 Donald Ross Cherry (born January 11, 1924) is an American singer of traditional pop music. #1 Don Cherry gained notoriety in the late 1950s through legendary Ornette Coleman recordings featuring Cherry's cornet and trumpet playing (sometimes featuring his playing of novel horns); including The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959) and Free Jazz (1961)