Dave Collins

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About Dave

Experienced trumpet player, comfortable in any style, good reader/busker. Own transport. Rates negotiable but not for nowt!

A performing trumpet player for 30 years, good reader/busker, good range. Lots of studio sounds. Warm and punchy sound. I've been fortunate in having a wide experience in music, from brass ensembles, orchestras, Big Bands to soul, jazz, reggae, ska & New Orleans funk, performing with The [beautiful] South, The Specials, Prince Buster, Crazy Penis (!), Mavenalli Project, Skaboom, Kingsize, Stax of Soul, The King Brasstards, Fudge, McQuaid Collective, Yello Jello, Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, West Devon Brass Ensemble....and more I can't recall yet!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader
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Suzanne L, 1 year ago

Absolutely fantastic! Really made our Evening Reception, created such a fun and cool atmosphere. Fantastic musicians and overall showmanship excellent. Really got the crowd going. Just awesome overall :) Thanks so much guys xxx