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Bill Coleman

Though trumpeter Bill Coleman (1904-81) played with Fats Waller and Coleman Hawkins, he made his major career in France, with the likes of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt. Geoffrey Smith salutes a shining expat star.

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Sun 17 Aug 2014 00:00

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  • Fats Waller

    Dream Man

    Performer: Billy Taylor. Performer: Gene Cedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Harry Dial. Performer: Al Casey. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • SING ME A SWING SONG.
    • LIVING ERA.
    • 8.
  • Bill Coleman

    I'm In The Mood For Love

    Performer: Herman Chittison. Performer: Bill Coleman.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 4.
  • Bill Coleman

    Bill Street Blues

    Performer: Shad Collins. Performer: Eugène d'Hellemmes. Performer: John Ferrier. Performer: Bill Dillard. Performer: Oscar Alemán. Performer: William Diemer. Performer: Edgar Courance. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: Bill Coleman.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 14.
  • BILL COLEMAN

    After You've Gone

    Performer: Eugène d'Hellemmes. Performer: Herman Chittison. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 5.
  • BILL COLEMAN

    Rose Room

    Performer: Eugène d'Hellemmes. Performer: Joseph Reinhardt. Performer: Wilson Myers. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 15.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Sweet Sue, Just You

    Performer: Dicky Wells. Performer: Django Reinhardt. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Swing In Paris, 1936-1940.
    • Charly Records.
    • 19.
  • Lester Young

    Hello Babe

    Performer: Dicky Wells and His Orchestra. Performer: Ellis Larkins. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • The Lester Young Story.
    • Proper.
    • 18.
  • Luis Russell

    Feeling The Spirit

    Performer: Luis Russell. Performer: Albert Nicholas. Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: Teddy Hill. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 1.
  • COLEMAN HAWKINS

    Stumpy

    Performer: Shelly Manne. Performer: Andy Fitzgerald. Performer: Oscar Pettiford. Performer: Al Casey. Performer: Ellis Larkins. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 23.
  • Joe Marsala and His Delta Four

    Three O'Clock Jump

    Performer: Pete Brown. Performer: Gene Traxler. Performer: Carmen Mastren. Performer: Dell St.John. Performer: Bill Coleman.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 20.
  • Stéphane Grappelli

    Chicago

    Performer: Guy Pedersen. Performer: Marc Hemmeler. Performer: Daniel Humair. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Les Grands Classiques du Jazz: Stéphane Grappelli.
    • Festival.
    • 5.
  • Stéphane Grappelli

    Where or When

    Performer: Guy Pedersen. Performer: Marc Hemmeler. Performer: Daniel Humair. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Les Grands Classiques du Jazz: Stéphane Grappelli.
    • Festival Album.
    • 3.
  • Stéphane Grappelli

    It's Wonderful

    Performer: Guy Pedersen. Performer: Marc Hemmeler. Performer: Daniel Humair. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: BILL COLEMAN.
    • Les Grands Classiques du Jazz: Stéphane Grappelli.
    • Festival.
    • 4.
  • Bill Coleman

    Bill Coleman Blues

    Performer: Django Reinhardt.
    • Swing In Paris, 1936-1940.
    • Charly Records.
    • 13.
  • BILL COLEMAN

    Indiana

    Performer: Joseph Reinhardt. Performer: Wilson Myers. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: BILL COLEMAN. Performer: Ted Fields.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 13.
  • BILL COLEMAN

    Swing Time

    Performer: Willie Lewis. Performer: John Butler. Performer: Joe Hayman. Performer: Wilson Myers. Performer: Herman Chittison. Performer: Billy Burns. Performer: John Mitchell. Performer: BILL COLEMAN. Performer: Ted Fields.
    • Hangin' Around.
    • Topaz.
    • 12.

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