John Colloway

John Colloway
Lecturer
Afro-Cuban Ensemble

Biography

John Calloway is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has performed with renowned jazz artists Israel Cachao Lopez, Max Roach, Omar Sosa and Dizzy Gillespie. In the San Francisco Bay Area, John has built a solid foundation as a as a performer/arranger including work with Pete Escovedo, Jesus Diaz, John Santos, Quique Cruz, Rebeca Mauleon and Wayne Wallace. 

As a faculty member at SF State, John founded the university’s Afro-Cuban Ensemble, which has enjoyed wide acclaim and popularity for many years.