Born: August 30, 1951 Primary Instrument: Guitar
Rare and pure of heart best describes the music of this Texas-based smooth jazz guitarist. Wood is not by any means a newcomer to the music scene. Born in San Antonio but raised in Bulverde, Texas, he has played with a few of country's finest musicians like Johnny Gimble and also played in the house band at Gilley's for three and a half years.
Charlie first started playing banjo taught to him by his father at the age of seven. However, at the age of nine Charlie developed an interest in guitar and when he was eleven he began to take lessons from a jazz guitarist, Dow Daggett. At fourteen he began playing professionally various types of music from Rock N Roll, R&B, Blues to Country. Getting his feet wet in all genres of music Charlie found that his true love is Jazz. When contemporary jazz hit the music scene Charlie knew he had found his niche....