Vocals, Musical Artist
1925 – 1995
Who was Earl Coleman?
Earl Coleman was a jazz singer.
Moving to Indianapolis in 1939, he started singing with Ernie Fields and Bardu Ali. Coleman joined the Jay McShann band in 1943 and later sang with Earl Hines, the Billy Eckstine Orchestra and King Kolax.
He was booked at a local hotel-bar near Denver, Colorado, circa 1980s. During his stay, he met his cousins Cleotha Brown Bell from Mississippi and Clementine Washington Pigford from Denver. Other relatives in Denver included his cousins Eugene Washington and Vernie Lee Scott from Mississippi. Earl's cousin, Revell Washington, was living in Minnesota at that time.
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- Aug 12, 1925
United States of America
- Also known as
- Coleman, Earl
- Jul 12, 1995
on July 23, 2013