Pat Collins

Pat Collins, bassist, composer and educator Pat Collins has been a mainstay on the Canadian jazz scene since moving to Toronto in 1988. Collins has performed with such jazz luminaries as Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Ed Bickert, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Henderson, Peter Appleyard, and many more. Pat has taught at Humber College in Toronto, and in 2005, joined the full-time music faculty at Mohawk College, in Hamilton, ON. Collins is in demand as a clinician at universities and colleges all over North America. Pat maintains a busy performance schedule in the Toronto area, and leads his own quartet and trio. He released his first album, entitled “In the Moment” in 2006, and recently released a trio album in 2018. For more information, please visit