Charlie Ballantine

Guitarist, Composer, Educator

JAZZIZ MAGAZINE describes guitarist Charlie Ballantine’s work as “Contemporary jazz teeming with intricate grooves and maniacal precision”


2021 brings Ballantine to new heights with his most compelling albums to date.  “Reflections/Introspection: The Music of Thelonious Monk” dives deep into previously untouched traditional elements as well as maintianing the modern the aesthetic that has gained him wide spread recognition.   


Upcoming in 2021:

  • Charlie Ballantine’s newest album “Reflections/Introspection: The Music of Thelonious Monk” coming September 2021 -featuring Amanda Gardier (sax), Chris Parker (drums), Cassius Goens III (drums), Jesse Wittman (bass)

  • Tour dates & educational workshops



Educational Outreach:

Charlie is a Daddario artist available for educational outreach in the form of:

  • Workshops

  • Guest Artist Appearances

  • Educational Residencies