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|Birth name||Charles Edward Haden|
August 6, 1937|
Shenandoah, Iowa, United States
|Died||July 11, 2014
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Genres||Free jazz, mainstream jazz, post-bop, hard bop, folk-jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Double bassist, composer|
|Associated acts||Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny, Paul Motian, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Alice Coltrane|
Charles Edward "Charlie" Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014) was an American jazz double bass player. He was known for his long association with saxophonist Ornette Coleman, pianist Keith Jarrett, and his Liberation Music Orchestra, a group he co-led with pianist Carla Bley.
Haden died in Los Angeles on July 11, 2014 after complications from polio, aged 76.
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