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Originally, I wanted to be a composer. I always tell people, I think of myself as a composer.
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"Originally, I wanted to be a composer. I always tell people, 'I think of myself as a composer.'"

- Ornette Coleman

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Ornette Coleman was an American jazz saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, and composer. He was a leader of free jazz and among the most influential jazz artists of the 20th century. In this quote, Coleman is assessing his initial aspirations to be a composer. He is revealing his deep connection to music and his desire to produce it. He is likewise stressing the value of his identity as an author, even though he is mostly known for his work as a jazz musician. This quote speaks with Coleman's enthusiasm for music and his dedication to creating it, despite the category. It also speaks to his devotion to his craft and his desire to be recognized for his work as a composer. Coleman's quote is a reminder of the importance of following one's dreams and staying true to oneself.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Ornette Coleman somewhere between March 19, 1930 and today. He/she was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 31 other quotes.

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