RAHN COLEMANRAHN COLEMAN (Musical Director, Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes,) has served as musical director, conductor and pianist for Play On, Purlie, Blues in the Night, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin, Ray (Charles), Play On, Sammy (Davis), Baby it’s You, and Williams and Walker to name a few.

A product of extensive classical training having studied under the renowned teacher Nadia Boulangier, Rahn has over 25 years of professional experience, and has performed, conducted coached, and arranged for such notables as Aretha Franklin, Freda Payne, Nichelle Nichols, Michael Feinstein, Gladys Knight, Barry White, The Ojays, The Temptations, Tina Turner, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughn, the Philadelphia Philharmonic, and the Clinton Presidential Inaugural Orchestra.

He is the recipient of national and international critical acclaim and always in the running for top honors. Hailed as one of the most effective performance coaches in the world, he has also shared his artistic gifts through service as Minister of Music at Christ the King and Faith Lutheran churches in Southern California. He is producing director of “The Mystic Knight Recorder,” L.A’s leading underground studio, where new vistas for world class music and its performance are in constant creation.

 

September, 2013