Baby Grand Jazz - The Colin Walters Quartet
Hartford Public Library's highly-popular Baby Grand Jazz Series will return IN-PERSON and VIRTUALLY for its 19th season in 2022 with a spectacular line-up of the best jazz musicians in the region. Enjoy every Sunday at 3:00pm from January 2nd through April 24th, 2022.
IN-PERSON: Click the registration button on this page to register. Due to library COVID policy, our audience is capped at 50 attendees for socially distanced seating in the Center for Contemporary Culture. If our registration list is full, please sign up for our wait list, and you will be contacted if we have cancellations. We will be checking names at the door at each performance.
*Masks are required inside Hartford Public Library buildings.
VIRTUAL: Tune in on Hartford Public Library's Facebook Page and YouTube channel.
The Colin Walters Quartet
Sunday, February 20th - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Hartford Public Library - Downtown
500 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103
A native of Connecticut, Colin Walters is a dynamic and innovative saxophonist, woodwind doubler, composer, and educator. Colin discovered his passion for the saxophone at an early age and credits his exposure to listening to Jazz, Classical, Gospel, R&B, and Reggae while growing up. Colin tours and performs regularly in a wide variety of ensembles and genres, including the Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Victor Rendon and the Bronx Conexion, Scott Wenzel Big Band, New London Big Band, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, Earl MacDonald 10tet, and the Colin Walters Quartet. Through performance, education, and diverse community engagements, he strives to inspire others to appreciate the cultural aesthetic experiences of music. He is an active clinician and performer advocating music and its importance to the next generation of musicians. He is an Elementary Band Director in the Darien Public Schools. Colin was most recently a Morse Teaching Artist Fellow, Gluck Community Service Fellow, Samuel L. Jackson, Jr and Irene Diamond Scholarship recipient at The Juilliard School. He holds dual degrees in Jazz Saxophone Performance, Music Education and earned an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Connecticut. In June 2021, Colin completed his MM in Jazz Studies from The Juilliard School
Colin Walters- Alto Saxophone
Joe Block- Piano
Corentin Le Hir- Bass
Jerome Jennings- Drums