Charlie Osborn

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Charlie is a Birmingham-based trombonist and pianist with years of performance experience within the pop, jazz and classical music scenes.

Charlie is a regularly gigging freelance trombonist and pianist. He currently holds a chair playing trombone in the Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra and is the lead trombonist in the Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra. He has recently toured the Netherlands with the University of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, performed at Bromsgrove Jazz Festival alongside Clare Teal and is regularly asked to play for a number of different jazz, classical and popular ensembles in the West Midlands and London areas. Charlie manages, arranges music for and plays keyboard in the Birmingham-based function band "Charlie and the Funk Factory" who have performed at weddings, parties, festivals and other events across the UK and abroad. He is an extremely competent jazz pianist and regularly gigs as a soloist or as part of a small ensemble for weddings, private parties and in restaurants and residential care homes. Previously, Charlie has played with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Sutton Symphony Orchestra and Croydon Music and Arts. He has also enjoyed performing in a number of different musical theatre productions with the Guild Musical Theatre Group, St. Andrews CE School and Riddlesdown Collegiate.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
My equipment is PAT tested
Jazz, Swing, Pop, Covers, Funk, R&B, Top 40, Soul, Hip Hop, Disco, Motown, Originals
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Trombone, Piano, Keyboard
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Transcription, Orchestrator, Fluent improviser
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