Colin Heshmat Quartet
February 8 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Colin Heshmat Quintet is a locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. Members include Scott Hensiak (Saxophone), Jan Hora (Trumpet), Sam Olson (Bass), Hunter Delikowski (Drums), and Colin Heshmat (Piano).Colin Heshmat hails from central Illinois, where he recently graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in mechanical engineering. Through his travels, Heshmat has performed at jazz venues across the United States, including sessions at Churchill grounds, The Velvet Note (Atlanta, GA), Andy’s Club, The Green Mill (Chicago, IL), Cleopatra’s Needle (New York, NY), and Jazz Central (Minneapolis, MN). Through these sessions, Colin has met and played with many well-studied artists including Chip Stephens, Pharez Whitted, Danny Harper, Bobby Broom, and Nathan Brown amongst others. Currently, Colin Heshmat is based out of Eau Claire, Wisconsin where he continues to develop himself as an engineer and pianist.