Colin grew up in Northampton and joined his first band at the age of 15. Encouraged by his father who was a bassist in several bands over the years, he is self taught and his favourite guitarists include David Gilmour, Slash, Tim Reynolds, Mark Knopfler and Jimi Hendrix. Exposed to the classic bands of the 60's and 70's from an early age, some of his favourite bands include Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and The Who as well as some modern bands such as Dave Matthews Band, The Police, Ryan Adams and Kings of Leon.
His standard setup includes a Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul Std, Marshall TSL122 Combo and numerous magical foot pedals.
Colin studying intently