John Collins

John Collins (1913 - 2001) was an American jazz guitarist and educator. He played with the Nat King Cole Trio (1951-1965), pianist Art Tatum, Roy Eldridge, Billie Holiday, Lester Young.

Inspired: Russell Malone

Slam Stewart Slam Stewart Trio (1947): “Oh Me, Oh My, Oh Gosh”. Slam Stewart - Bass & Vocal; Beryl Booker - Piano & Vocal; John Collins - Guitar:

 

Benny Carter and His Orchestra - Blue Star Personnel: Benny Carter (alto sax, arrange), Phil Woods (alto sax), Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax), Charles Rouse (tenor sax), John Collins (guitar), Dick Katz (piano), Jimmy Garrison (bass), Jo Jones (drums)