The musical styles such as the 1970s horn band Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, Blood Sweat & Tears to Classic Rock Artists Bob Segar, The Eagles & The Doobies Brothers all played a influential part in the development of Singer, Songwriter Bing Richard Collora, writing and arranging style. In 1990 San Francisco Music Critic Steve Stodler Of The Bay Area Music Magazine was quoted as saying " Love Bings Songwriting and Arrangements" The vibe has a "Rhythmic Nighttime Music With Soul"
It all started back in 2001 when Bing met Drummer-Co-Producer & Partner Jerry Pellizzer. Together they formed a 12 pcs. horn band called The Bingtones In 2005 they released there Debut Album "American Dream" The Bingtones live show created such a buzz they Sold Out venues all over the San Francisco Bay Area.
In 2008 The Bingtones hooked up with Tommy Dunbar of the 1970s famed pop band (The Rubinoo's) to help engineer & produce "Old School Is The New Cool" which features current members of Huey Lewis & The News, Blood Sweat & Tears, Santana, Stevie Wonder, Boz Scaggs, Sly & The Family Stone, Nile Rodgers & Chic and former members of James Brown, Miles Davis and the list goes on.
Songwriting Performance Awards
In May of 2010 (Read Between The Lines) Won 1st Prize in the MTV / uPlaya Best New Original Song Contests.
In July Of 2010 (South Of The Border) Won 1st Prize in the Urban Latino Magazines Best Original Latin Song.