Colin is an Edmonton based Bassist, Educator, who recently graduated with a Music Performance Degree from MacEwan University. Currently, he is completing an After Education Degree from the University of Alberta, Manages Edmonton based Artists Zachary Red & the John Changes Collective, and works as a Teaching Artist for the Winspear’s YONA-Sistema program.
Colin's accolades include attending the prestigious Stingray Jazz Rising Stars Youth Summit at the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, featured as an artist in residence at the House of Europe Project and the Classical Beat Festival, and returning home from a study abroad program in Helsinki Finland. Notable performances include playing with Bob Mintzer, Jens Lindemman, Charlie Austin and Bobbie Cairns, and Colin has also opened for Herbie Hancock at the Mainstage of the Ottawa Jazz Festival in 2018.
Colin is excited to return and reconnect after a long hiatus due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and is eager to share stories, memories and influences which have given him new tastes on how he sees the world.