Ernest “EC3 Coleman III BIO Ernest, a second generation musician, was born in Naples, Italy to Ernest and Rebecca Coleman. His father, Ernest Jr., was a jazz musician who played tenor sax and was also a great arranger and composer.
Ernest studied at the Naval Conservatory of Music in Norfolk, Virginia and was awarded a special honor for being the youngest student to graduate from this conservatory. After his tour with the Navy Band, Ernest moved to Los Angeles, California and began his true musical quest. He performed for Guys & Dolls, Ain’t Misbehavin, Bourbon Street Review, and A Chorus Line.
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Of all the new entries in Tirana Jazz Radio’s musical archive the most distinguished is definitely Ernest Coleman. When we listened to his music we felt sorry we had not contacted him before.
We think that his album “Her Eyes At Sunset” has the music that every radio needs in its’ repertoire. In it you may find rhythms, harmony, techniques, melody and artistic sensitiveness every listener would indulge into.
Mr. Coleman’s performance enwraps in a velvety smoothness not only the performance of the other artists but also the listener itself, with the confidence of a perfectionist and yet conveying every bit of the romance that the album promises in its title.
With its’ colorful rhythms, “Her Eyes At Sunset” lands you in many different places, places that Mr