Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Noon
Wolfson Campus Auditorium
300 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Building 1, Room 1261
New York City organist/pianist, Brian Charette has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz. Charette is a Grammy nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who topped the 2014 DownBeat magazine Critics Rising Star Poll for Organ and climbed to fourth place in the 2016 Critics Poll main organ category. This year Brian also won The Hot House magazine Fan’s Decision Jazz Award for Best Organist in New York.
Besides being a critically acclaimed composer and bandleader, Charette has performed with notable artists such as Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Paul Simon, Cyndi Lauper and many more. Charette is an active author and educator, writing for Keyboard magazine, New York City Jazz Record, DownBeat and the Czech magazine, Muzikus. Charette teaches master classes all over the world and is on the faculty of the Czech Summer Jazz Workshop at Jesek Conservatory in Prague. His first book, 101 Hammond B-3 Tips has earned widespread popularity.