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Charles David Stuart


Drumset, Percussion

Multi-Style Artist Musician, Drummer, Percussionist, Bandleader, Producer, Music Project Consultant, Educator and Owner of Stuart Entertainment, Stutiano Entertainment and Stutiano Records, Charles David Stuart has performed music professionally for over 35 years.

Charles David Stuart was born in Detroit and began playing drums and percussion in the early 1970’s, performing by the mid to late 1970's and started teaching privately in the early 1980’s. Adept in a multitude of styles and genres, his musical interests have always been multi-faceted.

Charles has performed with many internationally known artists and shows. As a youth, he was a mega award-winning drummer-percussionist in orchestral and jazz settings. 1985-1986 he attended WMU on a jazz scholarship. 

Charles then moved to New York City to perform music, attend The Collective School of Music, and study privately through 1986 and 1987. 

Since the late 1980’s, Charles is consistently involved in the eclectic music scene of his hometown Detroit, nationally and internationally. 

Performance Highlights:

The Charles David Stuart Trio and Quartet is currently featuring Ralphe Amstrong, Rick Matle, and Mark Byerly. Additionally, Ken Andreoni, and Roger Noonan. CDST Live recording showcases Duffy King, James Simonson, and Mark Byerly.

Stuart Entertainment, Stutiano Entertainment, Stutiano Records, Chop Shop Project, Barack Obama, Howard Glazer and the EL34’s, Don Was All Star Revue, Motor City Horns, Brian Vander Ark, Emanuel Young, Harmonica Shah, Bill Meyer, Martha Reeves, Ralphe Armstrong, Menopause The Musical, Forgotten-A Jazz Opera, Altar Boyz, Bill Watrous, Luis Resto, Nathan Watts, Ed Nuccilli and the Plural Circle Big Band Jazz Orchestra, Larry McCray, Stu Hamm

Applied Music Faculty Adjunct - Henry Ford College. 

Johnny Trudell, Marcus Belgrave, Johnny O'Neal, Larry Smith, Billy Davis, Gary Shunk, Robert Penn, Chop Shop Project with guitarist Mikhal Caldwell, Jeff Lederer, Joey Calderazzo, Bob Brookmeyer, Jack Pierson, Matt Pierson, Catfish Hodge, Marion Hayden, Pat Brennan  Pete Fetters, Sean Barrett. 

Donald Kinsey, Allen Farnham, Walter White, Matt Michaels, James Carter, Ron McClure,  Craig Taborn, Fruq Z. Bey, Gary Jibilian, Joe Deninzon, Alex Skolnick, A. Spencer Barefield, Arron Caruso, Dale Showler, Laith Al-Saadi, Wendell Harrison. 

Johnny B. Gayden, Frank Mantooth, Amjed ”AJ” Abdallah, Cheikh Ndoye, Mark Byerly, Dwight Adams, Dave Gilbert, Randy Scott, Soup Can Music Co., Detroit Lions, Ford, GM, Mercedes Benz, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, IAJE reading band Detroit, Detroit Tigers, PBS, Fox, Flagstar Bank, DMC, many various artists, entertainment companies,  and venues. 

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