Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Collins was a member of Glenn Miller's Army Air Force band, and Claude Thornhill's orchestra, he went on to play with Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan and was a member of the famous nonet that appears on Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool.
|This article about a United States jazz musician is a stub. You can help popflock.com resource by .|
|This article about an American musician who plays a brass instrument is a stub. You can help popflock.com resource by .|