He was an excellent tenor sax player and a great composer. He is credited with pioneering the use of modes in jazz and shared the stage with fellow jazz giants like Miles, Dizzy and Monk. He left us too soon at age He is missed.
Donald Eugene Cherry (November 1936 – October was an innovative African-American jazz trumpetist whose career began with a long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman. He went on to live in many parts of the world and work with.