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Charlie Kohlhase

Alto, tenor and baritone saxophonist Charlie Kohlhase has been a mainstay of Boston’s jazz scene for over twenty years. Whether leading his two newest bands, performing in a dozen others or writing over 50 compositions, his music spans a broad range of styles with an emphasis on the contemporary and the improvised.

Born and raised in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (11/28/56), Charlie began playing saxophones at 18. After private studies with Stan Strickland

Stan Strickland
Stan Strickland

saxophone
and Roswell Rudd
Roswell Rudd
Roswell Rudd
b.1935
trombone
, he moved to Boston in 1980.

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“As a mainstay in Boston’s jazz scene, saxophonist Charlie Kohlhase has helped cultivate the city as one of America’s most fertile hotbeds for creative music.” - John Murph, Jazz Times Magazine

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Albums

Adventures
Adventures
Boxholder Records
2009
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Play Free Or Die
Play Free Or Die
Boxholder Records
2004
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[no cover]
Good Deeds
Magneoton
1992
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[no cover]
Dart Night
Magneoton
0
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