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Jamie King Colton / Bio

King Colton is a powerful multi-instrumentalist,singer,songwriter who was raised in Buffalo,N.Y.His interest in music started at age 7 on a plastic clarinet.He started saxophone lessons at 9 and by 10 he added drums.At age 12,from a church visit,he added keyboards.His dream was not to be the best on any one instrument,but to be extremly good on many instruments.His plan was to be able to record his own compositions,singing and playing everything.At 12 years of age he was making a living playing in a band.Gigs became a way of life,as he played in many groups in western N.Y.When he started high school he became a private music teacher on many instruments.King Colton's first break came with Motown.He joined a band signed to the label and had many hits including the #1 smash,"Here Come Da Judge".The road was his home for many years,as he covered N.America.King Colton played at various venues,some of which include Madison Square Garden,The Orange Bowl,The London Palladium,Radio City Music Hall,The Georgia Dome,The Greek Theater,The Universal Ampitheater,The Hollywood Bowl,Broward Center For The Performing Arts,The Pompano Beach Ampitheater,The Hatch Shell,The PNC Center,Westbury Music Fair,Melody Fair,The Cape Cod Tent and Kleinhans Music Hall to name a few.Music awards included Outstanding Soloist,Best Night Club Act,Entertainer Of The Year and an award for 39 sold out shows of the U.K.Other highlights include11 World Tours with Dion DiMucci and 3 years as Musical Director for Grammy Award Winner Little Eva.His saxophone solos were used in two movies,"Michael" staring John Travolta and "The Long Kiss Goodnight" with Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson.He also appeared in "Rock And A Hard Place" with Johnny Depp.He has written and performed music for other movies and numerous commercials.Jamie's dream has come true.He plays over 30 instruments,sings,composes and produces the music on his CD's.He currently has 5 solo CDs available and is working on #6.King Colton performs at various concerts,events and shows Worldwide!!He is available to play solo,as a guest performer,or with his band.He has played in concert with Kenny Wayne Shepard,Bob Seger,Anthony Gomes,Tinsley Ellis,Dave Mason,Janiva Magness,Michael Burks,Jerry Lee Lewis,Billy Cobham,John McLaughlin,Herbie Hancock,Jaco Pastorius,Dickie Betts,Al DiMeola,Mickey Hart,The Temptations,The Everly Brothers,Frankie Valli,3 Dog Night,The Four Tops,Benny King,The Drifters,The Platters,Peter Noone,Bo Diddley,The Memphis Horns,Sam Moore,Bobby Vee,Little Richard,Sting,Kid Rock,Chevelle,Puddle of Mud,Del Shannon,Warren Haynes,Mike Pinera,Bobby Kimball,Blues Image,Steppenwolf,Pat Travers,Rick Derringer,Edgar Winter,Johnny Winter,Count Basie,Phil Woods,Doc Severinson,Lanny Morgan,Aaron Neville,George Jones,Toby Keith ,Albert Lee,Johnny Depp and many more! He also hit #1 Singer and Songwritter in S.Florida .He has toured Australia,England,Scotland,Wales,Greece,Germany,USA,Canada and many Islands.www.reverbnation.com/jamiekingcolton www.Fandalism.com/jamiekingcolton

General Info

Band Members
Jamie King Colton-Vocals,Guitar,Saxes,Flute/B-3 Hammond,Bass,Drums,Keys--Muggie Doo-Hammond B-3---Tyrone McCain-Drums---G Money 6 String Bass
Artist Name
Jamie King Colton
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/jamiekingcolton
Active Since
10/09
Genres
Singer Songwriter / Blues/Rock / Blues

Contact Info

Location
Pompano Beach, FL
Manager
Jamie King Colton

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