Mission Viejo, California (2002)
|Birth name||Gregory James Coleman|
|Born||June 29, 1949|
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Died||September 16, 2005 (aged 56)|
Trabuco Canyon, California, United States
Gregory James Coleman (29 June 1949 – 16 September 2005) was a classical guitarist, educator, composer, and arranger.
Coleman taught classical guitar for over 42 years at Saddleback College, Orange Coast College, Irvine Valley College, University of Redlands, Cal State San Bernardino, and privately. He studied with renowned guitarists, including Laurindo Almeida, Christopher Parkening, Joe Pass, Howard Roberts, and Pepe Romero. Coleman's father Ervan Coleman was a studio guitarist, a founding member of the Baja Marimba Band, and a session player with The Tijuana Brass.
|Sarabande of the Distance||1999||CD|
- "A father's last wish fulfilled", The Orange County Register, 12 April 2006.
- "Son claims degree for deceased father", The Orange County Register, 11 April 2006
- "Guitarist's dying wish is UCI degree", The Orange County Register, 20 September 2005.