Colin Jones - Trumpeter | Leek, West Midlands(1 Review)
Based In: Leek, West Midlands
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Available as a trumpet player (including flugelhorn /piccolo trumpet) or keyboard player as part of your existing line up, or I can arrange a horn section to suit your requirements.
Also available as a solo performer, performing to backing tracks through a stylish and compact pa system (Provided)
I also work with guitarist Steve Gardiner performing as Take five duo - offering instrumental entertainment comprising guitar, trumpet, keyboard and backing tracks.
At 43 years of age I have been fortunate enough to have already enjoyed stage and studio experience spanning 30 years. Despite trying out other professions along the way, I gradually increased my exposure to the entertainment industry until it became my full time profession.
Beginning lessons initially at primary school, I fell into an 11 piece Soul and Motown act at the age of 13, where I stayed for almost ten years before taking a break with my young family.
My comeback was with touring tribute act Ultimate Madness and Ultimate Specials, although I became involved with many great music ... ians and acts in the years following this.
I resumed my studies with Portuguese Trumpeter Sergio Frade (and continue to train under his guidance) with a view to deepening my understanding of the art of trumpet playing, in an attempt to maximise my usefulness to the world of music!
I am currently based in The Staffordshire Moorlands, where I enjoy good transport links, and year round cold weather.
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I currently tour with Quadrophenia Live Tribute - playing trumpet and horn for an extensive theatre tour.
I have entertained at corporate presentation evenings (self contained trumpet/backing tracks/pa)
I regularly perform at Asian wedding events
Previous experience includes:
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 others, I have toured theatres, music venues and festivals extensively and have written and recorded on various projects both in the stu ... dio and remotely.
Dean Hopkins Reggae (Recording)
Sync Booth Music (Recording for Statuto album italy)
Ken Knox (Chairmen of the board)
Gubzy (Mumbai Brass Band)
Ashley Thompson/ Deb McAndrew - A Christmas Carol (Recording and Live)
Chris Bevington Blues Band
Krissi B Producer (Writing and recording)
Construction In Excellence awards
Dodson and Fogg (Chris Wade recording project)
Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Festival / Outdoor Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions
Full public liability (via musicians union)
Full UK driving license and transport
Available to work overseas.
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