Originally recorded 9/26/18. Spend a day in the life with Ludwig artist Charles Streeter in Vegas as he prepares for the Jennifer Lopez All I Have concert at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino!
Charles Streeter, widely known as Streeter, is a gifted drummer whose talents led his late grandfather Billie C Streeter, to purchase his first drum set at the age of two. It was his grandfather’s support that would inspire Streeter to pursue his craft relentlessly. Twenty years later, Streeter would find himself packing everything he owned to leave his native Memphis, TN and follow his dreams all the way to Los Angeles, CA. Streeter has become an instant success out west, specializing in the genres of R&B, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Pop, and Rock.
Streeter has been praised for his solid pocket, tasteful approach, sound musicianship, and the positive energy he brings to any session. Streeter exudes passion and depth every time he takes a seat behind a drum set.
Performing and touring with artist such as legend Chaka Khan, Jennifer Lopez, The Jackson’s, and Tori Kelly has led to appearances on various syndicated programs, such as Billboard Music Awards, American Idol, David Letterman, Martha Stewart Show, The Today Show, AOL sessions, Chime For Change, FIFA, Good Morning America, B.E.T. Jazz, MTV Music Video Awards, VH1 You Outta Know Awards, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Ellen, The Late Late Show, MMVA’s, EMA”s, Halo Awards, and host of festivals.
Streeter has had the opportunity to share the stage with musical greats: Bocelli, David Foster, Whitney Houston, Prince, Patti LaBelle, El Debarge, The Jackson’s, Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Gerald Albright, Kenny Latimore, Eric Benet, Kirk Whalum, Stephanie Mills, Candy Dulfer, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Al Green, Denise Williams, Chaka Khan, Wynnona Judd, Brian McKnight, David Sanborn, Dave Coz, Musiq Soulchild, Bobby Brown, Jessy J, Rick Bruan, Ali Woodson, LL Cool J, and has shared studios and stages with many others.
Growing up in the South, soul music was a way of life and a right of passage for many musicians. Streeter rose to the occasion, marching in the band for the White Haven High School Tigers, being selected as section leader from the percussion section and the highest honor of Drum Major. Streeter also marched for the University of Memphis.
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