About the artist

Charles Altura is a Grammy-nominated artist, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. After graduating from Stanford University, he quickly made a name for himself as an important new voice on guitar. He has performed and/or recorded with Chick Corea, Terence Blanchard, Tigran Hamasyan, Tom Harrell, Stanley Clarke (including the 2011 Grammy award-winning album The Stanley Clarke Band), Ambrose Akinmusire, Aaron Parks, Dayna Stephens, Thundercat, and Ravi Coltrane, among others. Altura performs original music as a bandleader, and is releasing a debut record this year.