Jean, a classical guitarist of the highest stature. Serving for twenty years now. Performances at: Wedding, Anniversary, Corporate function, Art exhibit, Celebration, Fund raising dinner, Real Estate Open house, these are are but a few of his applications. Many (8) years guitar professor. With a rich repertoire that covers from the solemn, romantic, ceremonial, to cocktail hour...Jean will be very happy to serve you as well. You may record (free of charge) as a souvenir of your special day or event...
Musical curriculum vitae :
Born,raised, educated in Haiti and emigrated to the US in his early 20's .
Started music, a child in 'Chorale'. So at his first opportunity joined the fanfare of St. Martial, after some time playing the Alto (brass instrument), settled with the B flat Clarinet and played clarinet for 5 years . Admitted at 'Conservatoire National' as a pupil of: Depestre Salnave. Studied 2 years with him and performed at various concerts and special occasions in home town Petion-Ville and Port-au Prince. (Haiti.)
At 18 fell in love with the guitar . Armed with a profound knowledge of musical theory, Jean proceeded to study this instrument for a life time. An accomplished classical guitarist (though retired from Corporate America) . Part time Faculty member at a State College VT. Mr. Charles taught classes of acoustic guitar and individual classical and have conducted many student performances (each semester from 2004 to 2012) at the Campus Theater. Over the years Mr. Charles has trained hundreds of young College students and taught 'Music Appreciation and Music Ensemble.' Jean Charles lectured and performed "...etc
Fluent in English, French, Spanish, and had his overseas tour in Germany.
Web available : Gigmasters/jeancharles.
His wide repertoire . Solemn, Classical and danceable music of Haitian Composer Ludovic Lamothe. Jean's interpretations are unique, very personal and poetic.
Great MUSIC IS THE LIFE OF A Celebration.
Excerpt from recent Email:
"Thank you for your wonderful performance yesterday at our wedding! All our guests were very happy and your music was more than I hoped it would be...Please expect a gratuity check in the mail...as thanks for your performance." P&B.
"Jean played the most beautiful music on our wedding day. It was romantic and soft and just perfect...Jean was kind, caring, and very personable towards us as well as our guests. We highly recommend Jean if you are looking for someone with great talent, spirit, and warmth to make your wedding/special event that much more
Albeniz,Villa Lobos,Tarrega,Frantz Casseus(from Haitian Suite) and Ludovic Lamothe. Others:H. Granados,J.S. Bach,Pachelbel,Antonio Vivaldi,Rodrigo,and more...and more.