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Earl Coleman (Port Huron, Michigan, August 12, 1925 - New York City, July 12, 1995) was an American jazz singer.

Moving to Indianapolis in 1939, he started singing with Ernie Fields and Bardu Ali. He joined the Jay McShann band in 1943 and later sang with Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine Orchestra and King Kolax.

Went with McShann to California and recorded with Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro and Max Roach in 1948.

In 1954, he worked with Gene Ammons and recorded with… read more

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