George Coleman Music
Originally an alto sax player, George Coleman switched to tenor during a stint in B.B. King's band in his late teens. The late '50s found him in the Max Roach band, and in 1963 he was hired by Miles Davis. This was followed by stints as a sideman on classic sides with Herbie Hancock, Lee Morgan, and Chet Baker. His sides as a leader, predominantly cut in classic quartet context (with piano, bass, and drums), are scarce simply due to his mistrust of the music business.