Blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter who has been nominated for the W.C. Handy Blues Music Award multiple times.
She began playing guitar at age eight and often played live with her siblings.
She won a Gibson Award for Best Blues Guitarist, Female in 2001.
She was raised in a military family that valued music highly.
Coleman's cover of Billie Holiday's song "Fine and Mellow" is perhaps her most recognizable work.