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Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: November 22, 1985

COLIN TRUSEDELL is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana where he began playing the upright and electric bass at the age of 13. While in high school, Colin had the privilege to study with the renowned Indianapolis musicians Brent Wallarab, Mark Buselli, Joe Deal, and Harry Miedema. While in high school, he had the opportunity to perform with Allen Vizzutti and Dick Oatts. After high school, Colin was accepted into the Navy Music Program and attended the Navy School of Music where he graduated in the top 3rd of his class. He was then assigned to Navy Band Northeast, stationed in Newport, Rhode Island. From 2004 to 2008 he performed with the Navy Band on regional tours from New York to Canada and appeared on NBC’s Today Show, ‘Fox and Friends’, the Montel Williams Show and with the Boston Pops Symphony Orchestra....
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“Holy Smokes! The Escape features some seriously beefy bass tone, lots of groove and solos.” NoTreble.com “A total ear fest for those seeking an energetic spontaneous contemporary jazz excursion.” Pikes Peak Jazz & Swing Society “In a field as choked as that of adult contemporary jazz, Trusedell carves himself out a place where he can both have fun and take himself seriously. That is an enviable place to be.” AllAboutJazz.com “Great overall composition with strong rhythms, innovative melodies, multi- layered harmonies, and fantastic, inspired solos...” Jazz-Rock.com

Primary InstrumentBass

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundColin Trusedell is the musical director for the United States Air Force Academy Band’s Top 40 ensemble Blue Steel and the adjunct faculty bass professor at Colorado State University – Pueblo. He is one of the most versatile upright and electric bass players in the United States in the field of jazz, fusion, pop and rock music. Colin is also an active writer, arranger, and bandleader. Colin’s latest CD, “Quartet of Jazz Death,” is his second as a bandleader, which features him on the electric bass as well as his original funk and fusion compositions...

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Featured recording “Quartet of Jazz Death”

Quartet of Jazz Death

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    Quartet of Jazz Death

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