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)


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


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 


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…


PINK FLOYD Tribute Experience Happens This Saturday, Folks

Saturday, July 8, 7 p.m.: Improv jazz-fusion aficionados The Charles Brooks Collective and powerhouse guest vocalist Margaret Fowler
Dyson House Listening Room

"We promised you a PINK FLOYD tribute experience and we're doing more than just delivering; we're…

July 8 - The Charles Brooks Collective to Play PINK FLOYD Tribute Show

PSST ... HEY YOU! Yep, this is happening ... for real!!!

On Saturday, July 8, Baton Rouge's explosive new (instrumental) experimental jazz-fusion group The Charles Brooks Collective will present an original, never-heard-before Pink Floyd WISH YOU WERE HERE tribute…