John Collin Jazz Drummer

Upcoming Gigs September 

Sept 2, 3-6pm CNE Midway stage with “After The Gold Rush”

Sept 7-At Rebel with Lady Kim and the Bootleggers Gatsby Gala for St Mikes Hospital 

Sept 9- 12-2pm at Stout for the cabbagetown festival with the AA jazz quartet 

Sept 9 3-6 pm at SmokeShow with The Lenny Graf Sextet 

Sept 16/17 -8pm Port Elgin Rec Centre, Jack McFadden Big Band 

Sept 19-730pm With The Wee Big Band at the Arts and Letters Club 

Sept 24- private event golf club jazz quartet 

Sept 26- 230pm with David Skolnick at Chartwell Robert Speck

Sept 29/30 at The Port Theatre in Cornwall On with After The Gold Rush and X & Y

 Johns father was a drummer who taught him as a youth, before sending him to Humber College to study with notable great Roger Flock. Being influenced by the big band drummers of the swing era and B-Bop jazz drummers, John has played with most of Torontos prominent big band jazz ensembles. With over 30 musical theatre shows to date, John has also toured across Canada with Actress/Singer Cassie Steel from tv show Degrassi: The Next Generation, played in show bands on cruise ships and toured internationally in hotels in Asia. 

Variety is The Spice of Life!!!

Being a working musician, John Collin is called by other musicians to  play in a variety of musical styles and  situations, ranging from jazz to rock, latin, funk, music theatre , classical orchestra, brass band and anything in between. 

The John Collin Jazz Band is available in a trio format to a large ensemble and is suitable  for events of all occasions. 

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