Summer in the CityColescott Rubin
Colescott Rubin is a bassist and vocalist from Portland, Oregon. Jazz and blues have been his passions from an early age. Since he began his journey, he has performed with Esperanza Spalding, Terence Blanchard, Terrell Stafford, Chuck Israels, Kenny Werner, Charmaine Neville, and many others. He aims to make jazz a dance music again and become a masterful consummate entertainer, creating not just musical events, but memorably uplifting performances for his audiences. He is a Presidential Scholar at Berklee, where he studies performance and jazz composition, as well as a member of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. Every Sunday he hosts the jazz show “Birnin’ Jazz” on the Berklee Internet Radio Network(BIRN). Recent performances have included the 2016 and 2017 Reykjavik Blues Festivals and the 2016 Buenos Aires Jazz Festival. Upcoming projects include the Colescott Rubin Family Band, a nine-piece swing dance ensemble for which he sings, arranges, and plays bass.