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Blue Continuum

Charles Boles

Blue Continuum

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Growing up in Detroit’s famed Black Bottom, Boles’ earliest memories of musical influence came late in the night and early in the morning as he lay in bed listening to the jam sessions and rent parties in the apartments below. As a young student, Boles was mentored by the legendary pianist Barry Harris, regularly sitting in on brutally challenging and exciting jam sessions at Harris’ house.

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Appearances

  • Charles Boles
  • Ralphe Armstrong
  • Sean Dobbins
  • Planet D Nonet
    • 27 | Apr St. Clair Shores, MI
      Blue Goose Inn
    • 02 | May Batesville, IN
      Sawdust Days
    • 03 | May Louisville, KY
      Nach Bar
    • 08 | May Lexington, KY
      Natasha's
    • 09 | May Morganton, NC
      Morganton Jazz Festival
    • 10 | May Asheville, NC
      Olive or Twist
    • 24 | May Detroit, MI
      Palmer Woods Concert Series (Tribute to Sun Ra)
    • 25 | May St. Clair Shores, MI
      Blue Goose Inn
    • 04 | Jun Mt. Clemens, MI
      Rec Bowl
    • 21 | Jun East Lansing, MI
      Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum - Solstice Jazz Festival (Celebrating Sun Ra)
    • 22 | Jun Northville, MI
      Arts & Acts (Downtown Northville)
    • 25 | Jun Farmington, MI
      Nardin Park Church Concert Series
    • 09 | Jul Mt. Clemens, MI
      Rec Bowl
    • 16 | Aug Southfield, MI
      Shield's Pizza
  • Scott Gwinnell
  • Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
    • 23 | Apr The Valdez Collective
    • 24 | Apr The Valdez Collective
    • 25 | Apr Robert Hurst
    • 26 | Apr Robert Hurst
    • 30 | Apr Ian Finkelstein
    • 01 | May Ian Finkelstein
    • 02 | May Benny Golson
    • 03 | May Benny Golson
    • 07 | May Marcus Belgrave
    • 08 | May Marcus Belgrave
    • 09 | May Marcus Belgrave
    • 10 | May Marcus Belgrave

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