Funky Michael Coleman
Funkiest of the Chicago Bluesmen
Voted one of the top 50 bluesmen in the world by Guitar World Magazine, and
certainly one of Chicago's hottest guitar slingers, Funky Michael Coleman has
been a staple on the Chicago music scene for more than 30 years. A gift
discovered at the age of 4 by his mother, at 8 he was performing with his father
at 13 with the top 40 band Midnight Sun in the afternoon and with
Johnny Dollar and
at night; at 14 with Johnny Christian; at 21 on the road with
and at 22 touring Europe with
In 1979, at the age of 23, Funky Michael Coleman began his ten year tenure with The
Band. Since 1991, with the Backbreakers backing, Funky Michael Coleman's
opened for such greats as
John Lee Hooker, and
to name just a few. With 8 albums of his own, and having arranged some of the
top blues hits and albums in the world, Funky Michael Coleman brings a
lifetime of experience to his professional, high energy, funky, bluesy,
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Biographical Information on Funky Michael Coleman
Funky Michael Coleman biography at centerstagechicago.com.
Funky Michael Coleman biography at sonicbids.com.
Various Articles on Funky Michael Coleman
Article on parkerguitars.com.
Article by Donna Lenz Wright.
Reviews and Critiques of Funky Michael Coleman Live Performances and Recordings
Pocono Blues Festival 2003, Big Boulder Ski Area - Lake Harmony, PA Aug 1-3, 2003. Live review by Tim Holek.
Michael Coleman & the Delmark All-Stars - Blues Brunch At The Mart. CD review by Tim Holek.
Funky Michael Coleman Photos
Funky Michael Coleman and Lonnie Brooks photos at buckshot.smugmug.com.
Funky Michael Coleman Audio Files
Michael Coleman & The Backbreakers - Breakfast In Bed. MP3 file, runtime 04:00.
Michael Coleman & The Backbreakers - The Train. MP3 file, runtime 03:12.
Michael Coleman & The Backbreakers - You Can't Take What I Got. MP3 file, runtime 0
Funky Michael Coleman Videos
Michael Coleman (Live) at Buddy Guy's Legends. Runtime 04:19.
Can't Lose What You Never Had featuring Michael Coleman. Runtime 10:16.
Chris Harper Michal Coleman blues jam. Runtime 09:53.
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