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Kiku Collins: Here With Me

Release Date: 04/10/2007 
Label:  Innova   Catalog #: 668  
Composer:  Kiku CollinsDido Armstrong
Performer:  Kiku Collins
Number of Discs: 1 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

When fate came calling a while back, New Yorker Kiku Collins hung up her classical C trumpet in favor of the simple and sultry flugelhorn. It was a good decision: her haunting tone has since been heard on commercials and just behind major pop stars the world over.

Her mentor, Mel Broiles, principal trumpet for the Metropolitan Opera in NYC, always said to her, "Miss Collins, you need to find a way to get on the television with that beautiful sound of yours". Well, she has, and, if you’ve watched Oprah, The Today Show, MTV's TRL or the American Music Awards recently you’ll have seen her in good company. She’s more than just Beyonce’s horn player, though. She’s now stepping into the spotlight all on her own with her
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Works on This Recording

1. Cartoons of the Prophet by Kiku Collins
Performer:  Kiku Collins (Trumpet)
2. Confidential Obituary by Kiku Collins
Performer:  Kiku Collins (Trumpet)
3. Here With Me by Dido Armstrong
Performer:  Kiku Collins (Trumpet)
4. The Messenger by Kiku Collins
Performer:  Kiku Collins (Trumpet)

Sound Samples

Here With Me
Mr. Barista
The Messenger
Confidential Obituary
Cartoons of the Prophet
Acid Cowboy
You Too
Blues Again

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