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Bill Coleman

William Johnson Coleman (August 4, 1904 in Paris, Kentucky, United States – August 24, 1981 in Toulouse, France) was an American jazz trumpeter.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1949

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

Notes: Full name: William Johnson Coleman.

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 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  
Victor D7VB-1658 10-in. 9/29/1947 An ace in the hole Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-1659 10-in. 9/29/1947 Mister jelly fingers Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-1660 10-in. 9/29/1947 Hey, sister Lucy (what makes your lips so juicy) Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D7VB-1662 10-in. 9/29/1947 Keep your big mouth shut Jesse Stone Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Columbia 28874 10-in. 10/15/1940 St. Louis blues Benny Carter All Star Orchestra ; Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Columbia 28875 10-in. 10/15/1940 Loveless love Benny Carter All Star Orchestra ; Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo 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 instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
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 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  
Signature T-1905 10-in. 12/8/1943 Voodte Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Signature T-1906 10-in. 12/8/1943 How deep is the ocean Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Signature T-1907 10-in. 12/8/1943 Hawkins barrelhouse Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Signature T-1908 10-in. 12/8/1943 Stumpy Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Signature T-1919 10-in. 12/21/1943 Linger awhile Dicky Wells Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Signature T-1920 10-in. 12/21/1943 Hello babe Dicky Wells Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Coleman, Bill," accessed July 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102905.

Coleman, Bill. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102905.

"Coleman, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 July 2024.

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

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