Colton began his musical career by?learning to play the trumpet in junior?high; from there he expanded his range?with the addition of bass and acoustic?guitar and the keyboard. It wasn’t until?later that Colton discovered his unbelievable?vocal gift and developed a passion?for singing, heavily influenced by Frank?Sinatra and Michael Bubl?. Colton’s original?song “Take Me In Your Arms” was?featured in the film, “The Investigator,”?released nationally?in September,?2013. Colton?has been featured?as both a?vocalist and solo?trumpet in the?State College?of Florida Jazz?Band, ?won?the Solo Jazz?Competition at?the Florida State Community College?Symposium in 2012, and is a member of?the prestigious Del Couch music foundation.?He was featured as a solo vocalist?with the Venice Pops Orchestra and the?Sarasota Pops Orchestra.