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The family of Mr. Russell has announced a celebration of his life on Saturday, May 8, at 4:00 PM. at All Souls Church, located at 80th and Lexington in New York City. All are welcome. Kindly respond to lydconcept@aol.com if you plan to attend.

Mr. Russell passed away peacefully at age 86 on Monday, July 27, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. His wife and son were at his side.

Watch a video of George Russell, Ornette Coleman and the late Robert Palmer of the New York Times from the movie, "Ornette: Made in America," directed by Shirley Clarke

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