News

::August 7, 2015::
Many of our artists are touring all the time, releasing new cd projects and may be appearing in your area! Please email collinartists@gmail.com if you would like to be on our mailing list for artist updates and appearances.

Barbara Collin was interviewed in the June 2013 Managers and Agents issue of Music Connection Magazine.


::January 2nd, 2013::
Happy New Year to everyone from Collin Artists! Some upcoming dates for 2013:

Friday, January 25 --- Langston Hughes Project with Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Florida A&M University (Tallahassee, FL)

Tuesday, January 29 --- Street Corner Renaissance
Pala Casino (Pala, CA)
Info - website 11154 Hwy 76 Pala CA 92059 877-WIN-PALA (877-946-7252)

Saturday, February 16 --- Street Corner Renaissance opens for the Temptations
Cerritos Performing Arts Center (Cerittos, CA)
Info - website 562.916.8501

Saturday, February 16 --- Jazz Bakery's Moveable Feast presents Dori Caymmi
Kirk Douglas Theatre(Culver City, CA)
Info - website 213.628.2772

Friday, February 22 --- Bobby Matos Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble
Old Town Temecula Theatre(Temecula, CA)
Info - website 1-866-OLD-TOWN (866-653-8696)

Friday, March 8th (8:30-10pm) --- Adaawe
Black Box Theatre @ Soka University (Aliso Viejo, CA)
Info - website 949.480.4000


::November 30, 2012::
1. New acts added!
Dori Caymmi - Grammy winnning Brazilian vocalist/guitarist/arranger. Celebrating his new release "Poesia Musicada" that just won two Brazilian Music Awards. Mary Stallings - World-class San Fransisco based jazz singer. ADWAAE 7 Women Strong - All female dynamic drumming group. Nat Adderley Jr. - Performs a Tribute to Cannonball Adderley. The Conductors - Family oriented show!

2. Percussion master Bobby Matos has released an amazing new CD "Mambo Jazz Dance."


3. Goh Kurosawa just returned from finishing his annual west coast tour with SHARP THREE, and will be releasing a new solo CD in the spring of 2013.


4. Street Corner Renaissance will be opening for the world renowned Temptations at the Cerritos Performing Art Center on Saturday, February 16th at 8pm.

5. Acclaimed vocalist and contemporary painter Kathy Kosins releases "To the Ladies of the Cool" on Resonance Records which was named one of the top jazz CD picks for 2012 (Notes on Jazz / Ralph A. Miriello). Currently her musical show "The Ladies of Cool," a contemporary exlporation of West Coast Cool featuring songs that were performed by vocalists June Christy, Chris Connor, Anita O'Day, Julie London, is available for bookings for 2013 & 2014 and beyond.



::December 12, 2011::
The a Capellia Doo-Wop group Renaissance becomes Street Corner Renaissance, and released "Life Could Be A Dream" a brand new CD.



::March 19, 2011::
L.A. Musical Artists Uniting to HELP JAPAN
Collin Artists works with Goh Kurosawa to book and coordinate the event



::May 22nd, 2009::
One (Jazz Aviary) new act added!


::May 6th, 2009::
Two (Lorraine Klaasen, Abe LaGrimas Jr.) new acts added!


::May 3rd, 2009::
Two new videos by our artists!

Renaissance



Goh Kurosawa



::April 28th, 2009::
Two (The Impressions, Gino) new acts added!


::April 22nd, 2009::
Two (Mon David, Lesa Terry) new acts added!


::June 22nd, 2008::
Andy Bey wins the Jazz Journalist Association 2008 Jazz Award


::April 15th, 2008::
Andy Bey returns to the Jazz Bakery in Los Angeles. Click "here" for info.


::March 24th, 2008::
Tomas Janzon (Jazz Guitarist) with new photo.


::September 13th, 2007::
1. Congratulations to vocalist Jackie Ryan! Her CD on OpenArt Productions label, "You and the Night and the Music" is the #1 jazz CD in the nation this week! Click "here" for more info.

2. Legendary and Grammy nominated vocalist/pianist, Andy Bey has a long awaited new CD, "Ain't Necessarily So", that will be released October 30, 2007. He will be celebrating the release of the CD at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY with a show, featuring Paul Wong on bass and Vito Lesczak on drums. For information, please call 212-539-8770. He will also be performing at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington DC on November 10, 2007.

3. Vocalist Charmaine Clamor is the first Filipino artist to make it to both the jazz and world charts simultaneously! On her new acclaimed CD, "Flippin' Out" Charmaine combines American jazz and blues with traditional Filipino music, creating a new genre of music she calls, "jazzipino". After a sold out CD release show as a weekend headliner at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, Charmaine is currently touring the East Coast where she will celebrate the release of the CD at The Iridium Jazz Club, Sept. 12, followed by performances Sept. 14 & 15 at Cecil's in New Jersey and The Beehive in Boston September 16. Click "here" for more info.

4. The Acapella Doo Wop Group , Renaissance is performing a live DVD recording show this Friday, Sept. 14 at Stage 52 Studio, 5299 Washington Blvd, in Los Angeles. Doors open at 7pm. From 7:30-8:40pm there will be a film showing of "Sam Cooke - Keep Movin' On". Renaissance will perform from 9:00-10:00pm. Please come and be a part of this historic and exciting live taping! For more information, contact 323-467-4702. They follow up this performance on October 6 at The Jazz at Drew Festival in Los Angeles with a show (7:15-8:15pm). Click "here" for more info.

5. We are proud to add world class bassist, John B. Williams to the roster! He has a new release entitled, "Gratitude", with special guest, Nancy Wilson, along with a soon to be released CD of jazz and spoken word/poetry with vocalist Jessica Williams. You may remember John B. Williams as the bassist in the Nancy Wilson Trio for many years or as a part of the famed Arsenio Hall Show "Posse". He is now showing his strength as a leader and it is truly his time!

6. You can catch the very talented Goh Kurosawa on guitar and his brother Kai Kurosawa on Warr Guitar (photo "here"...something to behold!) every Tuesday night at 626 Reserve Wine Bar and Restaurant, located at 626 S. Spring St., #B, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (info: 213-627-9800).

7. "MUSIC BUSINESS WORKSHOP" (click "here" for more info)!


::August 10th, 2007::
Five new acts (including Sheila Jordan) added!


::February 2nd, 2007::
Exciting and dynamic pianist/composer Rob Mullins just added!


::January 7th, 2007::
Happy New Year! We have just added three additional acts to our roster. During January, we will be attending the IAJE and the APAP conferences in New York as well as the NAMM show in Anaheim.


::November 1, 2006::
Upcoming events (click on the following titles for details):
1. Hydeus Kiatta Benefit Concert


October 24, 2006
Upcoming events (click on the following titles for details):
1. 2nd Annual Filipino-American Jazz Festival
2. Andy Bey Duo featuring Paul Meyers at the Jazz Bakery
3. Escovedo Family Holiday Celebration


::October 10, 2006::
We are sorry it has been taking long to get our information up to date on the world wide web. For our complete roster and services, please get in touch with us by calling or emailing the office at the contact information provided below. More updates soon. Thank you for visiting!




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