Charnett Moffett
Charnett Moffett

BIO

About Charnett Moffett

A  true champion of the bass, appearing on over 200 recordings, Charnett Moffett has one of the most distinguished careers in jazz. He performed from age seven to fifteen as the bassist for the Moffett Family Band. He then attended Julliard at age 15, and was recruited at age 16 to join the Wynton Marsalis Quintet quartet for a national tour.  As one of the “Young Lions” of Jazz in the 1980’s he played on Mr. Marsalis’ seminal  Grammy-winning album, Black Codes for the Underground,   and he continued from there to have non-stop career working with innumerable icons of music including Art Blakey, Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, Tony Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Arturo Sandoval, Anita Baker, Stanley Jordan, Harry Connick, Jr., David Sanborn, Branford Marsalis, Bette Midler and Melody Gardot.  He also performed for 20 years with the Manhattan Jazz Quintet.   Moffett recorded three albums for Blue Note label as well as six others on various labels before his path led him to Motéma in 2008 where he has recorded four acclaimed projects with a new one coming in May of 2017.

Whether as the leader or in a supportive role, Charnett Moffett’s intensely, energetic and emotionally engaging style has inspired audience ovations around the world.

NEW PROJECT : Coming May 2017
NettWork Live Worldwide (working title) 
with Pharoah Sanders, Stanley Jordan, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Cyrus Chestnut, Victor Lewis &  Mike Clark. 
 
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Vernon Hammond
The Management Ark

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August 12, 2015

Nettwork Trio will be performing this Thursday (8/13)-Sunday (8/16) at the Iridium [ More ]


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