Jazz/Fusion/Blues/Multi-Style drummer Charles David Stuart has been playing professionally and teaching for over 25 years. He was born in Detroit and began playing drums and percussion in the early 1970's. He was performing by the mid to late 1970's and started teaching privately in the early 1980's. Adept in a multitude of styles and genres, his musical interests have always been multi-faceted. Charles has performed with many internationally known artists and shows. As a youth, he was a mega award winning drummer-percussionist in orchestral and jazz settings. 1985 -1986 he attended WMU on a jazz scholarship and moved to NYC to perform and study privately between 1986 and 1987. Since the late 1980's, Charles has been consistently involved in the eclectic music scene of his hometown Detroit, also nationally and internationally....
One can hear a virtual cornucopia of exotic world beats and rhythms courtesy of master drummer Stuart. - Progression Magazine
Awesome playing Charles. - John Goodsall-Brand X, 2007
That's some SICK playing on those video clips! - Adam Nitti-World-Class Bassist, 2007
Charles ...on fire...frantic pace...impressive drum solo. - Peter Lauro-Mary4Music.com, 2007
...Precise alchemy of leadfooted skilled drummer Charles Stuart, complete with his incorporation of voodooesq hand drums for that extra funky feel and effect (sounding like he was born on the Bayou.) - Laura Jenney-Mindsweep Entertainment and Productions, 2007
Hats off to the drummer, Charles Stuart, who shows us how it's done with a snare...