Make Time Last
'I think it's a really good CD and I don't hear anything that I can criticise. The playing is very good, as are the compositions and arrangements. The array of basses from electric to acoustic and the variation in styles from picking to slapping were also very interesting I thought'. Percy Jones - Brand X 'On this record Ollie displays of wonderful technique on all the instruments. The compositions are very tasteful and technically compelling'. Nick Beggs - Bass and Stick player with Ellis,Beggs and Howard; Belinda Carlisle. Ollie Collins as well as a selection of Manchester's finest musicians, play a myriad of contemporary Jazz, Soul and Latin originals. On his debut album, Ollie orchestrates this melodic groove ride with instruments from the bass guitar family. The piccolo bass and alto sax played by Simon Willescroft articulate the hookey melodies, whilst live drums, latin percussion and acoustic bass grooves drive the foundation. This album is a must if you like Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Quincy Jones, Mondo Grosso, Graham Cental Station or even Prince! Featured musicians Ollie Collins - Bass, Vocals, Keys, Guitar Simon Willescroft - Saxophone Dave Walsh -Drums Jeremy Sassoon - Keys Rosie Douglas - Vocals Leigh Mullen - Percussion Colin McLeod - Keys Greg Morgan - Drums Matt Swindells - Drums.