Teddy Charles Quintet is playing live and recording with an outstanding line-up. Collaboration with the Chris Byers Quartet has supported a solid return for Teddy to his love of performing. New recordings have been released and more are in the works.

Recent Record Releases

Teddy Charles Sextet "Dances with Bulls", Check out a couple reviews and links to purchase at Smalls Records.

Teddy Charles with the Walter Woolffe Trio, O.A.P. Records from Holland.

Forthcoming will be Teddy Charles featured with the Chris Byars group on Steeplechase Records.

There will be a special private release, not available in stores, "52nd Street Burnin", only from this website.

In November 2008 Teddy toured the Netherlands playing with different local bands in various veunes. One week was spent teaching workshops and jam sessions with the students in the Netherlands Royal Condervatory Orchestra.

2008 was a productive year for Teddy playing at various locations on Long Island and around NY City at Smalls, Iridium and Village Vanguard. Teddy has been busy crafting many brand new compositions that you can hear at his live shows.

Soon to be released is a recording Teddy made with Max Roach. A never before released CD of Teddy and Max Roach at the Rovigo Italy, Jazz Festival,1988. This new CD will include brand new compositions as well.

Previously released album covers:

Upcoming Live Performances

The Tentet will be playing four concerts in Manhatan and Brooklyn with another cd in the offering.
Teddy had a recent radio and video interview on NPR, and a live performance will be on May 7th, WNYC, Radio New York.
There will be several private events on Long Island in June and July.

Recent Live Performances:

Long Island Wine Festival
Four nights at Iridium on Broadway, NYC featuring Hank Jones, Teddy Charles Tentet/Twelvetet, with Chris Byars, Eddie Bert, and a New York All Star ensemble
Teddy Charles with the Chris Byars Bopography group.
  • Teddy Charles - Vibraphone
  • Chris Byars - Saxophone
  • John Mosca - Trombone
  • Ari Roland - Bass
  • Stefan Schatz - Drums

Teddy and his band are available for Live performances. Contact Teddy directly for gigs:

(516) 381-1825 or (631) 369-0468, email: captted77@optonline.net