Profile And Credits.

Profile

Colin is an experienced and professional trumpet and keyboard player, having performed for over 30 years in genres including Rock Opera, Pop, Swing, Musical Theatre, Ska, 2-Tone and Reggae, as well as Folk, Classical and World Music. 

Working with Motown Act “The Contours”, Ken Knox's "Chairmen Of The Board" "Chris Bevington And Friends" blues band, professional tributes to Madness and The Specials,  and recently an extensive theatre tour with 'The Goldhawks' performing The Who's Rock Operas "Quadrophenia" and 'Tommy", he has toured theatres, music venues and festivals the length and breath of the UK, and beyond. He has written and recorded on various projects both in the studio and remotely.

Working with trusted and talented musicians, Colin can arrange anything from a horn section to a full band to meet your event, tour or recording needs.

Credits

2019

  • The Goldhawks (Concept Concerts) - The Who Theatre Tour : Trumpets / Horn / Percussion / Backing Vox
  • Celebrate A Life - Liverpool (Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation) : Soloist (Trumpet)

2018

  • Quadrophenia Live Tribute Theatre Tour : Trumpet / Horn
  • Chris Bevington Organisation : Trumpet
  • Wolfwind Creative - Rock of 80s : Keyboards

2017

  • The Marvalettes (USA) : Playing trumpet for UK tour
  • Still Collins - Phil Collins and Genesis Tribute Show : Trumpeter
  • Wolfwind Creative - Robbie Williams Tribute : Keyboard Player
  • A Celebration of Arnold Bennett (New Vic Theatre Staffordshire) : Trumpet and Flugelhorn

2016

  • The Chairmen Of The Board (USA) :
    Playing Trumpet for UK tour dates.
  • The Longtones Pop and Soul Party Act:
    Trumpet/Trombone/Backing Vocals
  • Chris Bevington And Friends - Original Blues Band :
    Playing trumpet on selected live shows.

2015

  • The Contours (USA) : Playing Trumpet for UK tour dates.
  • A Christmas Carol - A Cantata by Deborah McAndrew and Ashley Thompson : Recorded all brass parts for CD release and performed for live shows.

2014

  • Take Five - Acoustic Duo : (2014) Playing keyboards and flugelhorn at weddings and events, with classical guitarist Steve Gardiner.

2013

  • The Funky Motown Horns :
    MD & trumpet for acoustic horn section act.
  • DJ Krissi B / Leah Lost : Contributing trumpet parts for album tracks
  • Dodson And Fogg : Contributing horn parts for album tracks

2012

  • Bugle Player - Home Front Tv Series: Played bugle as part of supporting cast on location for ITV productions.

2010

  • Ultimate Madness / Ultimate Specials / Ska&2 Tone Revue : (2010 -2014) touring music venues, holiday sites and festival events with 6-10 piece line up (Trumpet)
  • Mumbai Brass Band : (2010 - present) Performing with Band Baja (Trumpet)

2009

  • Round the Horne - Malvern Theatre : Ian Fricker productions - played trumpet in the on stage band for the Malvern leg of touring production.
  • The Rat Pack Boys : Played lead and 2nd trumpet in theatre shows and functions backing The Rat Pack Boys and other vocalists.

1990

  • Mission Impossible : (1990 to 2000) Trumpet Player and Keys player In Midlands Soul And Motown Band