videos

Click above to watch The Charles Brooks Collective's PINK FLOYD tribute experience. Another experience is coming soon!

Click above to watch The Charles Brooks Collective's PINK FLOYD tribute experience. Another experience is coming soon!

Click the photo to watch The Charles Brooks Collective's improv jazz-fusion Debut Performance @ Dyson House Listening Room, February 2017

Click the photo to watch The Charles Brooks Collective's improv jazz-fusion Debut Performance @ Dyson House Listening Room, February 2017

Click the photo for a Solo Wedding Performance: "In A Sentimental Mood," Charles Brooks style.

Click the photo for a Solo Wedding Performance: "In A Sentimental Mood," Charles Brooks style.

Click the photo and jump to the 14:50 minute mark in the video to see Charles Brooks, DMA perform The National Anthem solo on the vibraphone for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2017 US Women's Bowling Championships (Baton Rouge, Raising Cane's River Center - April 2017)

Click the photo and jump to the 14:50 minute mark in the video to see Charles Brooks, DMA perform The National Anthem solo on the vibraphone for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2017 US Women's Bowling Championships (Baton Rouge, Raising Cane's River Center - April 2017)

albums

EMPTY HAND

Charles Brooks, DMA

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Grounded heavily in the techniques and philosophies of martial arts, the album is a union of martial forms and improvisational percussion techniques focusing on the balancing of rhythm, melody, and harmony to emphasize intangible connections between music, Mother Nature, and martial arts. The album is entirely composed by, played by, recorded by, and mastered by Dr. Brooks.

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  1. 1 Ancient Form 03:30
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  2. 2 Meditation 1 05:42
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  3. 3 Empty Hand 04:17
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  4. 4 Meditation 2 02:22
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  5. 5 Staff 02:38
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  6. 6 Meditation 3 03:06
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  7. 7 Saber 03:22
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  8. 8 Meditation 4 03:56
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  9. 9 Night Time Skirmish 04:23
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  10. 10 Meditation 5 04:52
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  11. 11 Day Time Obstacle 03:26
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  12. 12 Meditation 6 05:50
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  13. 13 Rumble at the Docks 04:47
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  14. 14 When Father Comes 06:15
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2015 Faculty Jazz Project

Dr. Charles Brooks

All songs performed and all instruments played by Dr. Brooks. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Dr. Brooks, with technical assistance provided by Mr. William Dezendorf.

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  1. 1 A Child Is Born 04:26
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  2. 2 All Blues 05:02
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  3. 3 Blue Monk 05:27
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  4. 4 Bye Bye Blackbird 06:07
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  5. 5 Doxy 02:49
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  6. 6 Gentle Rain 03:56
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  7. 7 What a Wonderful World 05:07
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  8. 8 Yesterday (with a twist) 02:45
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Merry Effen Xmas

Dr. Charles Brooks

Original recreations of Christmas favorites such as O Holy Night and The Christmas Song, which becomes a jazz waltz, while Sleigh Bells become Rasta Bells and Frosty transforms into The Bluegrass Man. Additionally, experience a Holly New Orleans Xmas, southern jazz style.

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  1. 1 Chestnut Waltz 03:23
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  2. 2 Frosty the Bluegrass Man 03:50
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  3. 3 Have a Holly New Orleans Xmas 02:49
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  4. 4 O Holy Night 02:58
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  5. 5 I'll Be Latin for Xmas 03:30
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  6. 6 Rasta Bells 03:36
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