Colin lived in Australia in the late fifties and was staff drummer at T. In 1960, Colin met the biggest influence in his life as a drummer.Joe Morello came to Australia on a tour with the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
He was so gracious, showing me the George Lawrence Stone finger control technique. I put in many hours every day trying to get it down, (I am still practicing mastering it! I had a lot more control with volume, and could play quietly with intensity, something that is tough for a lot of drummers. During this period, the trio played with such jazz greats as Ben Webster, Jimmy Witherspoon, and Gene Ammons. In January of 1963, he got a call from Victor Feldman who asked if he would be interested in going to Los Angeles to play a steady gig with his trio. The exposure of playing with Victor was tremendous.
Joe and I have been the best of friends ever since.”Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus In 1961, Colin emigrated to the U. In February of 1962, the record Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus was made, featuring the tune “Cast your fate to the Wind” which was Vince’s composition. Victor had heard the record and wanted Colin to be a member of his group. Local and visiting musicians would come into the club on Sunset Boulevard called The Scene to hear the trio play.
This was the start of a life long friendship between Colin & Joe. That same kind of friendship happened with The Victor Feldman Trio's Victor and Monty Budwig (the great bass player) and Colin. In September of 1963, Colin was called to sub for Tony Williams in the new Miles Davis Quintet. Miles had spent several nights at The Scene (the club that Colin was playing in with Victor Feldman) because he wanted Victor to be the piano player in his new band. There were more jazz greats to play for on various shows: Cannonball Adderly, Errol Garner, Lionel Hampton, Carmen Mc Rae, and Mel Torme. In 1979 Colin moved to Dallas to work in the jingle scene that was thriving there at that time.
Over the next 32 years they worked on many recordings, T. Miles’ group had been booked at another jazz club in L. Victor surprisingly declined, and Miles hired Herbie Hancock. He became a drum teacher at North Texas State University from 1982-84.
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