The Chicago native has been playing guitar since age 9 and turned pro by age 15! As a young man, he played with R&B legends such as the Staples Singers, Curtis Mayfield, The Impressions, Natalie Cole and many more. Not only is Nick Colionne a guitarist, be he’s also a powerful vocalist.
According to his website, “BET Jazz has described him as one of the most exceptional performers to come along in a long time.” I’ve had the opportunity to witness his show on more than one occasion; what does that tell you? When he performs, he engages you and you truly “Feel the Heat” from his red-hot performance leaving you thirsty for more. “Feel the Heat” is Colionne’s latest CD, which included a track called “The Connection” that was in the top 10 on SmoothJazz.com and GrooveJazzMusic.com’s charts. His style is a unique combination of jazz, funk, R&B, blues, rock, country and soul.
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