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Love is something that we all have in common. Charles understands this and eloquently expresses this understanding on his sophomore album, Single & in Love. The title of this album is provocative and thought-provoking. It makes the listener feel and respond to the vibrations on a high level. Charles explains that love of oneself is, in fact, the most important component of love. Through his music, he helps us to understand that without a complete understanding of yourself, it is almost impossible to extend the gift of love to another. In today's episode of The Working Artist Project, we explore the sounds of Charles Turner's music and get a bird's-eye view into his life as a working artist. Connect with Charles Here: http://charlesturnermusic.com/ Bio Charles Turner has taken the jazz scene by storm. Charles relocated to New York in 2011, and has performed in venues such as Smoke Jazz and Super Club, Birdland, Ginny's Supper Club, Smalls, and Mintons in Harlem. Also performing with Renown Jazz and Swing Pianist Gordon Websters bringing swing around the world from Beijing to London, New York and back! The Charles Turner Quartet has performed at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Generations in Jazz festival  for 2 consecutive years. He also Released his Debut Album " Dreamers" Produced by Grammy Award winning Drummer Ulysses Owens  at Jazz at Lincoln Center March 2014. Appearing next  at Jazz at Lincoln Center, he will be a part of the 2015-16 Season at is Debut concert in the Appel Room in May 2016. Turner graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Ma on a full scholarship. During his time there Charles had the wonderful opportunity to study and perform with Grammy Award–winning drummer and educator Terri Lyne Carrington, Dave Samuels, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Joanne Brackeen.  In 2013 Charles was invited to participate in the prestigious Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead program, where he worked with Jason Moran, Craig Handy, Marc Cary, and performed at the Kennedy Center. He also won Best Jazz Vocalist awards at the Monterey Jazz Festival, and was a finalist at the esteemed Shure Montruex jazz festival Vocal Competition. Charles also performed with Bobby Mcferrin along with other young talents in a Improvisation Workshop Concert at Carnegie Hall. Featured on Ulysses Owens latest album which is receiving rave reviews from the  New York Times and other publication. Charles has collaborated with many young up and coming artist as well as veterans in out music today. He has performed in Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain and Russia. Charles will continue to spread his love for music for years and years to come.

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