Nathaniel Adams Coles was born 102 years ago in Santa Monica, California. When he was four years old, his family moved to Chicago where he became steeped the Bronzeville arts scene. He would sneak out of the house to visit clubs, sitting outside to hear Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, and Jimmie Noone. We're featuring his vast catalog of music on these channels.
Pop Standards Classics
Classic recordings by classic Pop Standards vocalists