Every Time I Feel the Spirit: Charles' most recent CD is a compilation of recordings he made with some of the best choirs in Europe during his twenty-year career in Germany. It’s a compilation of uplifting, high energy arrangements of spiritual music that features favorites such as “Kumbaya,” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” as well as less well known songs of soulful celebration.
It’s a natural for a Christmas present!
To order Every Time I Feel the Spirit, please e-mail Charles for details. $15/ea; 2 for $25.
Word-Beat: The Soul Dances is an energetic, infectiously upbeat blending of songs, poetry, drumming and horns. Word-Beat combines Charles' vocal artistry with global-jazz percussionist / composer Tom Teasley's settings of texts by Langston Hughes and Martin Luther King, Jr. as wll as African folk songs. All are accompanied by inventive percussive rhythms and melodies.
Word-Beat: Poetry, Prose, Percussion and Song.
Poetry from Langston Hughes and James Weldon Johnson with spirituals from the deep South and additional narratives that "explore the rich depths of the human heart."
Talkin' About: Charles performs the songs that are closest to his heart from American Musical Theater and the African-American Spiritual tradition.
Charles Williams is available for concerts, workshops and master classes in vocal technique. For further information, contact Charles Williams.