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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 and Roswell Rudd , 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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Chance Episodes

Cuneiform Records
2012

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Chance Episodes -...

Cuneiform Records
2011

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Adventures

Boxholder Records
2009

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Play Free Or Die

Boxholder Records
2004

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Home Speaks to the...

Innova Recordings
2004

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