An accomplished, versatile musician, Colin commands the stage with both his guitar prowess and passionate singing. He is equally at home and engaging playing both acoustic and electric styles. Based on The Big Island of Hawai'i, Colin John, "The Transpacific Bluesman," is internationally regarded and recognized as a unique musician, possessing world class skills on acoustic, resonator and electric guitars. As a slide player, Colin's facility at both lap and bottleneck styles as well as his formidable fingerpicking skills are impressive.
Colin plays internationally in both solo acoustic performances and with his electric power trio, The Colin John Band. He also performs with blues artist Long Tall Deb, and collaborates with Hawaiian musicians Kalani Souza and Chris Shaeffer on a national theatre/music production based on ecological issues called, "The Big Blue O."