In a music community populated with remarkable tenor saxophonists, Cliff Colón’s raw expressiveness and ability to channel the purest of emotions into each note, sets him apart from the pack. His proficiency, and unabashed expression, has aided him in becoming a definite leader, innovative soloist, and an in demand sideman and instructor. Colón has merely scratched the surface of the long and promising musical career that lies ahead.
Colón grew up in the Tacoma, Washington area and immediately took an interest in studying jazz. During his early musical development, Colón began performing in various church groups, which ended up being a heavy influence in the gospel and soul aspects of his playing