Charlie Thomas

Charlie Thomas has been a full-time professional electric and acoustic
guitarist and singer since the age of 19. He holds an AA in Music
Composition from Montgomery College. Charlie’s played for every
president (Reagan through Obama) at many private gatherings as well
as the inaugural balls, and has been a featured combo guitarist at the
Vice Presidential mansion. Charlie’s credits include tours with the USO
Miss USA shows in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently Charlie
plays bars/clubs, weddings, and corporate events in Chuggalug, serving
DC/MD/VA/PA. He has been in the variety band Street Life for 40 years.
Charlie also writes and performs his original rock/pop music in ‘Us!’
whose debut album was released in May 2015. Charlie is also the
resident guitarist in the 17-piece jazz band Swing Machine, featuring
musicians from The Airmen of Note, Army Blues band, Pershing’s own,
and the Navy’s Commodores. Charlie studied arranging with Bill Potts,
and he performed at a jazz studies clinic with the great jazz trumpeter
Clark Terry in DC in 1981. Charlie’s recording credits are long and
distinguished, and he remains a first call session player at many of the
studios in the DMV. Charlie has been featured on numerous records
including some of the best-known Ethiopian artist’s recordings.

Call Now Button