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Bill Coleman

William Johnson Coleman (August 4, 1904 in Paris, Kentucky – August 24, 1981 in Toulouse) was a jazz trumpeter.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 4th, 1904 (Kentucky), Died August 24th, 1981 (Toulouse)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, leader, vocalist, composer

Notes: Full name: William Johnson Coleman.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57709 10-in. 11/19/1929 Lawd, lawd Cecil Scott and his Bright Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-57710 10-in. 11/19/1929 In a corner Cecil Scott and his Bright Boys Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-57711 10-in. 11/19/1929 Bright boy blues Cecil Scott and his Bright Boys Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BVE-57712 10-in. 11/19/1929 Springfield stomp Cecil Scott and his Bright Boys Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0LA1888 10-in. 7/7/1937 Hangin' around Boudon Bill Coleman ; Dicky Wells Orchestra Jazz/dance quintet, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0LA1981 10-in. 11/12/1937 Big Boy blues Bill Coleman Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Gramophone 0LA1982 10-in. 11/12/1937 Swing guitars Bill Coleman Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Gramophone 0LA1983 10-in. 11/19/1937 Bill Coleman blues Bill Coleman ; Django Reinhardt Trumpet solo, with guitar composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67781 10-in. 5/20/1940 Night hop Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67782 10-in. 5/20/1940 Pom pom Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67783 10-in. 5/20/1940 O.K. for baby (Okay for baby CD MCA-GRP 2629-2/2) Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 67784 10-in. 5/20/1940 Serenade to a sarong Benny Carter Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 107472 10/20/1949 My man (Mon homme) Sidney Bechet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-1905 10-in. 12/8/1943 Voodte Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-1906 10-in. 12/8/1943 How deep is the ocean Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-1907 10-in. 12/8/1943 Hawkins barrelhouse Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-1908 10-in. 12/8/1943 Stumpy Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-1919 10-in. 12/21/1943 Linger awhile Dicky Wells Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-1920 10-in. 12/21/1943 Hello babe Dicky Wells Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-19003 12-in. 12/21/1943 I got rhythm Dicky Wells Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca T-19004 12-in. 12/21/1943 I'm fer it too Dicky Wells Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca N 1800 10-in. 3/1/1944 That's kicks ; That's kicks (incomplete) Sammy Price and his Bluesicians instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca N 1801 10-in. 3/1/1944 Pluckin' that thing Sammy Price and his Bluesicians instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca N 1802 10-in. 3/1/1944 A boogie woogie notion Sammy Price and his Bluesicians instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca N 1803 10-in. 3/1/1944 House rent boogie Sammy Price and his Bluesicians instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coleman, Bill," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102905.

Coleman, Bill. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102905.

"Coleman, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102905

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