At 12 years of age he was making a living playing in a band. Gigs became a way of life, as he played in many groups in western N.Y.When he started high school he became a private music teacher on many instruments. King Colton’s first break came with Motown. He joined a band signed to the label and had many hits including the #1 smash, ”Here Come Da Judge” The road was his home for many years, as he covered N. America. King Colton played at various venues, some of which include Madison Square Garden, The Orange Bowl,The London Palladium,Radio City Music Hall, The Georgia Dome,The Greek Theater, The Universal Ampitheater,The Hollywood Bowl, Broward Center For The Performing Arts, The Pompano Beach Ampitheater,The Hatch Shell, The PNC Center, Westbury Music Fair, Melody Fair, The Cape Cod Tent and Kleinhans Music Hall to name a few. His saxophone solos were used in two movies, ”Michael” staring John Travolta and “The Long Kiss Goodnight” with Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson. He also appeared in “Rock And A Hard Place” with Johnny Depp. He has written and performed music for other movies and numerous commercials.
Daniel Mayer is an established well-connected musician in the Western N.Y./Upstate music scene. He has performed for close to 30 years and has many connections with N.Y.C. promoters, agents, musicians, venue owners and event coordinators. Dan also has experience with live performance, public speaking, and writing as well as recording and producing. He has traveled throughout the United States performing in venues large and small.In his lifetime he has performed at many benefits for the community, shared stages with well-known musicians and has dealt with just about every type of personality type one could imagine.