Colin Bailey


These videos collect unreleased, or otherwise hard-to-find, recordings of Colin with various groups over the years. Some of these are from studio recordings, some were recorded live. We hope you enjoy all of them!

Live in Boulder, CO - 7/24/1983

This is a live recording of a concert in Boulder, Colorado from July 24, 1983. It was put together by pianist Dave Grusin, and includes Spike Robinson on saxophone, Victor Feldman on vibraphone, Paul Warburton on bass, and Colin Bailey on drums.

The set list includes, among others:

Dancing in the Dark
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
My Funny Valentine
My Song
It Don’t Mean a Thing

Monty Budwig quartet session

This session features:

Monty Budwig, bass
Sam Most, flute
Danny Embrey, guitar
Colin Bailey, drums

Sid Phillips - "It Swings"

This recording “It Swings” was led by Sid Phillips, father of another world-renowned drummer: Simon Phillips.

Sid Phillips – clarinet
Colin Bailey – drums
Joe Muddel – bass
Max Harris – piano
Bill Le Sage – vibraphone

Colin surprises Winifred Atwell on "This Is Your Life"

Colin was a surprise guest on the Australian version of This Is Your Life.

Terry Gibbs with Regis Philbin - "Lemon Drop"

A live TV appearance with Regis Philbin, featuring:

Terry Gibbs – vibes
Mike Melvoin – piano
Herb Ellis – guitar
Carrington Visor – flute
Monty Budwig – bass
Colin Bailey – drums

Sounds of Shearing - Hamlet in Cambria, CA (2010)

“Your Jazz Show” broadcast of “The Sounds of Shearing” featuring Charlie and Sandi Shoemake, Joe Bagg, Ron Anthony, Colin Bailey and Luther Hughes from a concert at The Hamlet in Cambria, California. The broadcast aired in 2010.

1965 TV appearance with Benny Goodman, Caterina Valente, and Danny Kaye

Benny Goodman performs “Poor Butterfly” and “The World is Waiting For the Sunrise” in this 1965 TV appearance, joined by Caterina Valente and Danny Kaye for “Hi Ya, Sophia”.

The musicians include Lou Levy on piano, Mas Bennett on bass, and Colin Bailey on drums.

Bryce Rohde at the 1st Australian International Jazz Festival - 1960

n 1960, Australia hosted a jazz festival featuring international and local acts, including Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Dakota Staton, Coleman Hawkins, Three Out Trio, and The Port Jackson Jazz Band.

This recording is from 27 October 1960 at Adelaide, Memorial Drive. It features Bryce Rohde on piano and Colin Bailey on drums, and is introduced by Peter Cawthorne.