King Colton And The Chrome Skulls (Blue Martini- Fort Lauderdale)
* King Colton And The Chrome Skulls.
Jeff Eats’ long-time buddy Jamie King Colton- just invited me…I’m now inviting you guys!
Gonna be fun!
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 extremely 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 North America. King Colton played at various venues, some of which include Madison Square Garden, The Orange Bowl, The London Palladium, Radio City Music Hall and The Georgia Dome. 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” starring 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