Rondi Charleston
Rondi Charleston


Motéma Music recording artist, Rondi Charleston, is an award winning jazz singer/lyricist/composer whose work has appeared in film, TV and on stage throughout the U.S. and Europe. Her most recent album, Signs of Life, climbed the Jazz Week charts for ten consecutive weeks and has critics raving; JazzTimes says “she is a songwriter whose poetic, narrative, and compositional skills are comparable to such modern masters as Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon.”Touring nationally in support of Signs of Life, Rondi and her all-star band gave sold out performances from coast to coast – from Yoshi’s in San Francisco to Mayne Stage in Chicago to Joe’s Pub in New York with TV appearances on such prestigious stations as PBS Chicago Tonight and ABC’s Windy City Live. She has collaborated with some of the foremost jazz luminaries of our time including Fred Hersch, Lynne Arriale and Dave Stryker. Rondi was chosen for the Women in Jazz Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and has played Birdland and BlueNote with her quartet in New York City. Her original song, “The Cave Knows”, for the film, No Place on Earth, is currently featured on The History Channel as well as in worldwide theatrical release. In addition Rondi is a Juilliard graduate, Emmy and Peabody award winning journalist at ABC News Primetime Live.



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