With accomplished musicianship and a great sense of deep groove, virtuoso drummer Patrick Charles music is both visual and cerebral. His debut CD , Cite Soleil, present an artist of far-reaching vision and versatility. Release on his soleil label, Cite soleil brings Patrick Charles center stage as a composer, producer and band leader. Featuring a stellar cast of LA studio players and world class jazz artist, such as Everette Harp of George Duke and Anita Baker, Wayne Linsey of Miles Davis. Kevin Toney a two time Grammy nominated pianist and composer and a renown solo recording artist he has also performed with blackbyrds Aretha Franklin and more , and MoJazz recording artist and Trumpeter Johnny Britt .Cite Soleil showcases Patrick’s own original compositions and retells hits from legendary artist like sting and seal through the language of jazz .