Charles David Stuart

Primary Instrument: Drums

Charles David Stuart

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....
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“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, 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. Very nice!“ - Bobtje Blues Page-Belgium, 2005

“... drummer Charles Stuart providing the power trio foundation.“ - Jim DeKoster-Living Blues, 2005

“Stuart was fantastic and his drum solo rocked the house.” - Pam Adams-Detroit Blues Society, 2005

“Howard Glazer's EL34's however, are Bob Godwin (bass) and Charles Stuart (drums) who underpin HG's every lick and bend with punch and drive, just like a good rhythm section should.” - Judge Jones-Blues Freepress- UK, 2005

“... Stuart's performances are strong and sound effortless.“ - Gary Blackwell-Motor City Rocks, 2005

“Bassist Bob Godwin and drummer Charles Stuart are the foundation over which Howard Glazer performs his guitar magic and their in the pocket accompaniment through out makes this one of the best blues trio's to come down the road in years.” - Mark E. Gallo,, 2005

“One can hear a virtual cornucopia of exotic world beats and rhythms courtesy of master drummer Stuart.” - Progression Magazine Winter/Spring 2003

“Charles Stuart, drums/ fusion that will open your incredible drummer.” - Columbus Music 2002

“Charles Stuart...superfast and outrageous percussion work.” - The Shred Zone 1-16-2000

“Charles Stuart, drums......adds a turbo charged beat.“ - The Detroit News, 11-28-1996

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