The Charlie Mitchell Group
Charlie Mitchell has accumulated a unique variety of musical experience over the years, based on a solid musical foundation. He joined the local cover band Main Squeeze in 1974. Later, Charlie was recruited to The Fabulous Putz Brothers, which evolved into Bahama Mama, and a brutal gig schedule of 285 dates in one year. As time marches on, Charlie's musical resume' expands and includes: The Penfield Rotary Club Jazz Ensemble, Nik and The Nice Guys, Big Roots, The NFT Jazz Quartet, The Midtown Athletic Club Jazz Band, The Beaumonts and The Charlie Mitchell Group.
Some exceptional musical highlights along the way include performing locally in Kilbourne Hall and Eastman Theater; playing on the original Record Archive jingle recorded in 1981; with The Roots Explosions in Negril, Jamaica.; The 1987 Superbowl in San Diego, Ca.; House bands for syndicated series of The All New Bob Uecker Sports Show and ESPN's Lighter Side of Sports; 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada; recording with Ronnie Spector at Electric Ladyland studio in New York City; Downtown Recorders in Boston, Ma.; and being on stage with Chuck Mangione, Bonnie Raitt, Toots and The Maytals and Chuck Berry.