Brian Charette


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Musician, Product Artist

Brian Charette, a passionate musician based in New York City, is a prominent Hammond organ player in modern jazz. He's garnered such recognition as the Downbeat Critic’s Poll for Organ and the "Rising Star: Keyboard" award. With extensive collaborations and a prolific compositional output, Brian's impact spans performance, education and music writing. Endorsed by Hammond, IK Multimedia and Casio, he's worked with artists ranging from Charles McPherson and Guitar Murphy to Cindy Lauper and Joni Mitchell. As a bandleader, he has released more than 20 albums, including Live at Deanna’s (2003) and Like the Sun (2020). His talents continue to entertain and inspire!