BILL COLEMAN

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A mellow-toned swing trumpeter with a distinctive sound and a lyrical style, Bill Coleman was a consistent if never particularly famous musician. In 1927, he went to New York with Cecil and Lloyd Scott's band, with whom he made his recording debut. He worked with Luis Russell (1929-1932) and Charlie Johnson, and then in 1933 traveled to France with Lucky Millinder. Coleman recorded with Fats Waller (1934) and played with Teddy Hill's Orchestra (1934-1935), but then moved to France for the first time in 1935. While overseas, he recorded frequently as a leader (really coming into his own), with Willie Lewis' Orchestra, and on dates with Django Reinhardt. He ventured as far as Bombay, and spent 1938-1940 in Egypt with Herman Chittison. Returning to New York, Coleman played with Benny Carter, Teddy Wilson, Andy Kirk, Mary Lou Williams, and John Kirby during 1940-1945, and recorded with Lester Young and Coleman read more...
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BILL COLEMAN Jazz à Pleyel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz à Pleyel
Dixieland 1953
BILL COLEMAN Swingin' in Switzerland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' in Switzerland
Swing 1957
BILL COLEMAN From Boogie to Funk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Boogie to Funk
Dixieland 1960
BILL COLEMAN Sings And Plays 12 Negro Spirituals album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings And Plays 12 Negro Spirituals
Dixieland 1968
BILL COLEMAN Three Generation Jam (aka Plus Four) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three Generation Jam (aka Plus Four)
Dixieland 1969
BILL COLEMAN Bill Coleman  / Ben Webster ‎: Swingin' In London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Coleman / Ben Webster ‎: Swingin' In London
Swing 1972
BILL COLEMAN Bill Coleman In Milan With Lino Patruno And His Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Coleman In Milan With Lino Patruno And His Friends
Dixieland 1973
BILL COLEMAN Cave's Blues : Bill Coleman Meets Dany Doriz Au Caveau De La Huchette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cave's Blues : Bill Coleman Meets Dany Doriz Au Caveau De La Huchette
Dixieland 1979
BILL COLEMAN Paris 1973 (aka Blowing For The Cats) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paris 1973 (aka Blowing For The Cats)
Dixieland 1980
BILL COLEMAN Really I Do (Feat. Guy Lafitte) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Really I Do (Feat. Guy Lafitte)
Swing 1982
BILL COLEMAN Bill Coleman in Paris 1936-1938 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Coleman in Paris 1936-1938
Dixieland 1985
BILL COLEMAN The Great Parisian Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Great Parisian Session
Dixieland 1988

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BILL COLEMAN Bill Coleman & Guy Lafitte ‎: Mainstream At Montreux album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bill Coleman & Guy Lafitte ‎: Mainstream At Montreux
Dixieland 1973

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BILL COLEMAN The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1936-1938 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1936-1938
Dixieland 1994
BILL COLEMAN With Ben Webster/Guy Lafitte album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With Ben Webster/Guy Lafitte
Swing 1999
BILL COLEMAN The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1940-1949 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1940-1949
Dixieland 2002
BILL COLEMAN The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions: Really I Do album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions: Really I Do
Dixieland 2003
BILL COLEMAN The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1951-1952 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1951-1952
Dixieland 2004
BILL COLEMAN The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1952-1953 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Bill Coleman 1952-1953
Dixieland 2005
BILL COLEMAN Jazz in Paris: The Complete Philips Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz in Paris: The Complete Philips Recordings
Dixieland 2005

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