From: FL, United States
Born in Manchester into a very musical family, Colin
started playing the fiddle and tin whistle from an early age.
Won numerous Fleadh Cheoils and other awards in the next few years.
Started playing with St Malachy's ceili band when he was 12 years old.
After this he helped form the band Ceile with some friends in Manchester. and recorded the album Mancunian Way.
Since then has made a name for himself performing and recording with an array of great musicians in Europe and the US including groups such as Flook, Grada, Lunasa, The Michael McGoldrick band and The Liam O'Connor band.
Also played and recorded with numerous Dance shows such as the Dance on the Moon, The Spirit of Ireland, Dance of Desire and The Magical Rhythms of Ireland.
Colin is also a composer who's tunes have been played and recorded by numerous bands and musicians such as Lunasa, Flook, Sharon Shannon, Michael McGoldrick and Kevin Crawford...
In 2005 Colin gained a Masters Degree in Music from Limerick University.
He has just released his first solo album - On The Move.