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professional jazz vibraphonist, percussionist, hand drummer, pianist, composer, clinician, educator
Charles Brooks, DMA is proud to be a supportive member of the K&K Sound Artist Family. Selected as the November 2019 K&K Sound Artist of the Month, Brooks fully endorses K&K Sound amplification systems:"I have successfully used K&K Sound's vibraphone amplification system for more than a decade and it is because of their system that I am able to express myself wholly and successfully in various musical fashions and settings. K&K's products live up to their reputation and I would recommend them to any musician." -- CBDMA

Charles Brooks, DMA is proud to be a supportive member of the K&K Sound Artist Family. Selected as the November 2019 K&K Sound Artist of the Month, Brooks fully endorses K&K Sound amplification systems:"I have successfully used K&K Sound's vibraphone amplification system for more than a decade and it is because of their system that I am able to express myself wholly and successfully in various musical fashions and settings. K&K's products live up to their reputation and I would recommend them to any musician." -- CBDMA

latest news

Charles Brooks to Play His Final LA Concert

Charles Brooks to Headline Jazz Listening Room Series
in His Final LA Show

Louisiana’s favorite four-mallet jazz vibraphonist Dr. Charles Brooks will be headlining and premiering original new music at The Baton Rouge Arts Council’s Jazz Listening Room series on…

Friday Night Vibes returns this Friday (1/29/21)

BATON ROUGE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

CB Fans, the hiatus has ended! Friday Night Vibes has returned! 

Louisiana’s favorite four-mallet jazz vibraphonist and percussionist Dr. Charles Brooks is back this Friday, January 29, 2021, with his live-streaming jazz vibraphone series…

Brooks to Perform for RepCap Media's Remote Talent Series

BATON ROUGE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Louisiana’s favorite four-mallet jazz vibraphonist Dr. Charles Brooks will be performing TWO live remote shows this Friday, June 12, 2020. Both shows will stream live on Facebook and Instagram and will be immediately accessible…

Charles Brooks, DMA Releases First Solo Jazz Album

Louisiana Jazz Musician Charles Brooks, DMA Announces the Release of His First Full-Length Solo Jazz Album SOUL MAGNET 

BATON ROUGE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Professional Louisiana jazz vibraphonist and percussionist Charles Brooks, DMA proudly announces the release of his long-awaited…

Brooks's Vibraphone Dissertation Selected for Inclusion in PAS Research Archives

This week, the international Percussive Arts Society selected Charles Brooks, DMA's vibraphone dissertation for inclusion in their research archives. Brooks's dissertation, "An Analytical Approach to Vibraphone Performance through the Transcription and Analysis of Gary Burton's Solo on 'Blue Monk,'" is…

Charles Brooks, DMA Releases First Full-Length Solo Album

BATON ROUGE – Professional Louisiana percussionist, jazz vibraphonist, and college educator Charles Brooks, DMA has officially released his first full-length solo percussion project entitled Empty Hand. Grounded heavily in the techniques and philosophies of martial arts, the album is…

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