“Colin Sapp is your secret weapon.” – Jeffrey Lockhart (Beyoncé, Lettuce)

Equally at home in many genres, Colin Sapp has carved out a distinct sound among contemporary guitarists, cross-pollinating his favorite elements from many styles into his own unique brand of playing. Getting his start in Flint, Michigan, Colin has performed with Backstreet Boys, Ally Brooke (Fifth Harmony), GRAMMY Award winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling, and James Wolpert (The Voice), among many others. His original quartets Infinite Out and Choose to Find are what he considers to be his personal artistic projects where he can “flex a bit”.

As much as he cares about his own artistic integrity, Colin is equally passionate about furthering others’ guitar playing. Colin is an Associate Professor of Guitar at Berklee College of Music where he teaches contemporary jazz, rock, pop, fusion, funk, country, and blues guitar styles. In 2020, Colin was given the Berklee Distinguished Faculty Award. Colin is a published author with articles on performance, pedagogy, and peer mentoring and he has given clinics and masterclasses internationally. Colin’s YouTube channel for aspiring guitarists - INSIDE OUT GUITAR with Colin Sapp - contains concepts, drills, and advice that he has cultivated over his many years of teaching.

Colin Sapp is a GHS Artist.