A versatile guitarist, singer and songwriter. Live, whether it's her Blues project, Funk Crew or her Rock band, Felicia Collins takes no prisoners!!!!
Felicia just dropped her third self-produced solo album titled Felicia Collins Discovers The Blues, available on CD Baby, iTunes,etc.. For this one she traveled to Shreveport, Louisiana to record the majority of the cuts with Dumpstafunk members, Ivan Neville on keys, Brady Blade on drums and Tony Hall on bass. Of course, she called on home-base pals, Paul Shaffer and the rest of the CBS Orchestra to play. Also throwing down on the joint is Mickey Raphael, long-time harmoniica-player with Willie Nelson, the great Bette Sussman on piano and SNL keyboardist, Leon Pendarvis.
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Felicia Collins featured artist for this year's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony to induct Sister Rosetta Tharpe in a worldwide HBO broadcast. She is best known around the world as the guitarist and vocalist in the CBS Orchestra on the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN. She began her professional career as guitarist and featured vocalist with Al Jarreau followed by a record and tour with Cyndi Lauper, immediately after which Paul Shaffer called to ask Collins if she would be interested in joining the band for Letterman’s highly publicized forthcoming show on CBS. along with fellow new recruit, Bernie Worrell of P-Funk and Talking Heads, performing live with virtually every name in entertainment. Maintaining a constant nightly network broadcast presence for two decades as a member of the CBS Orchestra a.k.a. World's Most Dangerous Band, both on Late Show and every annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony. Aside from being recognized as a versatile guitarist, she is also known for her extraordinary voice. Her first solo EP titled Felicia Collins’ 360 is written, performed and produced by the artist. A power trio of the same name was subsequently formed. In 2007, Collins added a second guitar and thus was the creation of B!tchslapp - a four-piece heavy rock band with its emphasis on groove-laden melodic material. Felicia’s band emerged from the NYC underground rock scene as Felicia Collins & the Life releasing “Strings Attached” in the summer 2008.
As a member of the trio,OUTLOUD with Nile Rodgers and Philippe Saisse, Collins is co-writer and co-producer of their CD for Warner Bros titled Out Loud. Felicia just dropped her third self-produced solo album titled Felicia Collins Discovers The Blues as well as the 2017 album as a featured member of World’s Most Dangerous Band with Paul Shaffer.and also features Valerie Simpson, Shaggy and more.
- The 2016 recipient of the ASCAP Nick Ashford Reach Out And Touch Award ... To be continued...