George Coleman
George Coleman

About The Artist

So prodigious was his talent that George was soon performing locally and in 1952, at the age of 17, was invited to tour with B.B. King after the guitarist heard him in a local club. Coleman spent three more years on the vibrant Memphis scene, expanding his musical knowledge through his associations and influences, and writing for popular artists including the Moonglows and Ray Charles. In 1955 he rejoined B.B.’s band, but this time on tenor sax, which would become his primary horn from tha... Read More

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"Equally adept on soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone, Coleman possesses a smooth and dynamic presence." - All About Jazz


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