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TC Fusion

TC Fusion at Temple College Jazz Festival, 2009
TC Fusion, founded and led by Colin Mason in 2008, is a faculty ensemble from Temple College. Each member teaches and performs on a regular basis throughout the United States in various ensembles, in addition to teaching courses and private lessons at TC.

TC Fusion plays an exciting, contemporary-oriented jazz style that appeals to a wide range of audiences. Their musical style, consisting of original compositions and arrangements, encompasses swing, funk, and Latin, and allows the performers to express a different aspect of their creativity.

Keith Fiala

Ben Irom

Vince Bryce

Reese Liles and Colin Mason
Members of TC Fusion have performed with some of the top names in jazz and popular music. Some of these artists include Maynard Ferguson, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, James Moody, Clark Terry, The Temptations, Percy Sledge, George Shearing, and Eric Marienthal. In addition, the members have performed at some of the top European jazz festivals including North Sea Jazz, Montreux Jazz Festival, UmbriaJazz, and Vienna Jazz Festival.  

For booking, you can reach Colin Mason at
254-298-8558, or