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Musician Profile

Band Info

Colin was born in Cricklewood, London. He formed his own band in the mid 60's and by chance played his first gig back in Cricklewood. The band playedDixieland music with an assortment of guests from from various styles including Joe Daniels, PhilSeamaen, Freddy Cole(Nat's brother), Joe Harriet, Colin Smith, Judith Durham, andMie Cotton. At that time, he mainly played soprano saxophone and wore an old,ill-fitting, ragged raincoat and consequently, was known as "The Coat". Did various tourswith the Paramount Jazz andwhen Acker was ill). Over the years, Colincontinued leading various small groups, both in the UK, and in California, USA. In 1990's Colin returned to studying piano and from then on mainly played keyboard with groups led by Ian Christie, Kenny Ball, Wally Fawkes, Brian White and Alan Gresty. Joinded Laurie Chescoe's Reunion Band in September 2010.


Previous Bookings

Date Group Instrument Further Info
31st March 2019N/A
6th May 2018N/A
22nd October 2017N/A
19th March 2017N/A
14th August 2016N/A
24th April 2016N/A
4th October 2015PianoN/A
19th July 2015N/A
18th January 2015N/A
14th September 2014PianoN/A
16th March 2014N/A
26th January 2014PianoN/A
17th November 2013PianoN/A
28th July 2013PianoN/A
7th July 2013PianoN/A
6th January 2013PianoN/A
6th November 2011PianoN/A
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