George Colligan

George Colligan, an award-winning composer (Chamber Music America/Doris Duke Foundation grant recipient) and player (winner, Jazzconnect.com Jazz Competition), draws fans with his zesty sideman work with players like Cassandra Wilson, Don Byron, Buster Williams, and Lonnie Plaxico, both on the bandstand and in recording sessions (with over 70 sideman credits). He is also prolific as a leader with 16 recordings full of his intelligent writing and impressive technique. His latest CD on the Criss Cross label is entitled Past Present Future. He also has a new CD entitled Realization ( Sirocco) featuring his organ trio called Mad Science.

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”Colligan is an equally deserving torch-carrier of the piano trio tradition....” --John Kelman, All About Jazz

“One of the best kept secrets in jazz....” --Chris Hoven, All About Jazz

”Couple that sensitivity, that ability to be both supportive and assertive when need be, with strong chops and knowing one's way around the keyboard, and you get a picture of George Colligan , one of those fine young talents bubbling just below the collective periscopes of the jazz critical and presenting fraternities. Keep an ear on George Colligan .” --Willard Jenkins, from Jazztimes

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Albums

The Endless Mysteries
The Endless Mysteries
Origin Records
2014
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Living for the City
Living for the City
SteepleChase Records
2011
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Isolation
Isolation
SteepleChase Records
2010
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Come Together
Come Together
Sunnyside Records
2009
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Hancock Island: The Music of Herbie Hancock
Hancock Island: The...
Chesky Records
2008
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Runaway
Runaway
Sunnyside Records
2008
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