Clifford Charles is a guitarist who has been performing for the past two decades. He started playing the guitar at age fourteen
in high school and was privileged to be tutored by Ken Archer and Orasio Lewis.Then he went on to study with Keith Christmas , Jeffery
Smith and classical guitar with Anthony Williams at the Music Collage .
Presently Clifford is a music teacher and performer,
who has performed with the Legendary R&B group the Drifters,also at the "Montreal Jazz festival" in 2000 with the big band Horizon
which featured Anslym Douglas, composer of the hit song "Who Let the Dogs Out." In 2005 he performed at "Jazz Artistes on the Greens"
and shared the stage with saxophonist Luther Francois from ST Lucia , pianist Clive Zanda.
In 2006 the Clifford Charles quartet
shared the stage with Elan Parle, one of the Caribbean's finest jazz group at the "Jazz Point Festival". Again in 2006 he performed
at the "WeBeat jazz festival".In 2007 Clifford performed at Jazz artist on the greens and shared the stage with Moyenne, Raf Robertson
and saxophonist Arturo Tappin .He has also performed in various festivals in Colombia, USA and the Caribbean.
At home Clifford
has worked with major bands such as Traffik, Atlantic and Horyzon. He holds a BA in Musical Arts from the University of the West Indies where
he studied jazz with trumpeter Enrique Moore. "Just in Time", the CD, is his debut release of a compilation of original works which
features a timeless assortment of smooth jazz.The CD is available at CDbaby.com, Rhapsody.com, Musicnow.com , itunes.com and
all leading record shops in Trinidad.
"Songs from Deep Within" to be released for international fans at the end of February 2012 on cdbaby.com