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     Deborah Coleman
 
 

Born: Oct 3, 1956 in Portsmouth.
Genres: Blues.
Styles: Contemporary Blues.
Instruments: Vocals.

Although she's a powerful blues guitarist, songwriter and singer, Deborah Coleman got her first inspiration from an unlikely place: seeing the pop group the Monkees on TV. Born in Portsmouth, Virginia and raised in a military family, Coleman took to music easily enough, since her dad played piano, two brothers played guitar, and a sister played guitar and keyboards. She picked up the guitar at age eight after seeing the Monkees and began to play professionally at 15, playing bass with a series of Portsmouth-area R&B and rock bands. She later switched to guitar after hearing Jimi Hendrix, also taking to James Brown and the Beatles. Coleman began buying records by blues-rock groups like Cream and Led Zeppelin, and slowly followed the music's origins back to basic blues. When she was 25, she got married and focused on raising her daughter while working day jobs as a nurse and electrician. After her daughter grew old enough to leave home alone, Coleman began to play out again, locally at first. In 1985, she began working with an all-female group, Moxxie. When that group split up in 1988, she got her blues chops together as part of an R&B trio. After two years of touring with the trio, Coleman did some woodshedding, seeing as many blues acts as she could live and studying blues recordings. Coleman got the break she was looking for in 1993 when she entered the Charleston (S.C.) Blues Festival's National Talent Search. Leading her own band, she took first place. She immediately put together her own touring group, the Thrillseekers, beginning a solo career as a bandleader. Coleman used her contest prize of free studio time to record a demo and secure a record deal with New Moon Records out of Chapel Hill, N.C. Her debut, Takin' A Stand, was released in 1995 on that label, and she followed it up two years later with I Can't Lose, her first album for Blind Pig. Coleman returned in 1998 with Where Blue Begins; Soft Place to Fall followed in the spring of 2000.

- Richard Skelly (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=5811 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.blindpigrecords.com/artists/Coleman,+Deborah.html Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deborah_Coleman About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deborah_Coleman About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
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 Deborah Coleman - 'Blues Caravan Guitars & Feathers' - 2008, Ruf Records
 Deborah Coleman - 'I Can't Lose' - 1997, Blind Pig, Grammy Records
 Deborah Coleman - 'Livin' On Love' - 2001, Blind Pig
 Deborah Coleman - 'Soft Place To Fall' - 2000, Blind Pig, AGAT
 Deborah Coleman - 'Soul Be It!' - 2002, Blind Pig
 Deborah Coleman - 'Stop The Game' - 2007, JSP
 Deborah Coleman - 'What About Love' - 2004, Telarc Blues
 Deborah Coleman - 'Where Blue Begins' - 1998, Blind Pig
 


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