Colin Jenkinson

Colin Jenkinson

BandAlternativeAdult Contemporary

Music from Surf Guitar to Jazz performed on the Tap hybrid guitar called the Chapman Stick. This music can be performed either solo on Chapman Stick(guitar and bass simultaneosly),duo with drums, or Trio drums, percussion and additional Stick.


Colin Jenkinson has been a veteran player of the Chapman Stick for the past 16 years. The Chapman Stick is a unique guitar like instrument that allows the player to play guitar and bass simultaneously. Colin with the help of additional drums and percussion, provides a sonic landscape that sounds like an orchestra on a 2x4. In solo and trio format Colin has delighted audiences in festivals, art galleries, restaurant, Bars, club, coffeehouses, etc. from California to Europe. Currently residing in Taos New Mexico, Colin works as a full time live and recording musician. See his schedule at for current touring info.


Experience Cloud-1998 solo Chapman Stick done ala Ambient.
Gravity is Just a Theory-2007 solo Chapman stick with percussion ala Surf Guitar, Funk,Progressive, New Age, Celtic, Middle Eastern, Ambient and beyond!

Set List

Surfing with the Republican-Original Surf
Phase Schiff-Original Funk
Lucy and Linus- Peanuts Theme ala funk
Emma and Noah- New Age Original
Mercy Mercy Mercy- Jazz Standard
Octaviano - Original Progressive Rock
Greensleaves- song as old as the trees
Musett- J.S. Bach with a modern twist