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Bassist Charnett Moffett returns to Oakland

Charnett Moffett was still a toddler when his family relocated from New York to Oakland in 1970, and he hadn’t graduated from elementary school yet when the musical clan returned to the East Coast. But even at that tender age his extraordinary trajectory was fueled by his experiences in the Bay Area, where music fans got an early glimpse at jazz’s greatest bass prodigy.
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Charnett Moffett Releases “New Love”

“Music is a universal language that speaks to all people. In life, human beings are in the constant process of change — whether an individual is conscious of this process or not,” he writes. Moffett features the fretless electric bass across the album and even shares vocal duties on four...
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Video of the Day: bass legend Charnett Moffett shares ‘Love for the People’

Internationally acclaimed bassist-composer and bandleader Charnett Moffett further refines a virtuosic sound on New Love, his seventh leader release for Motéma Music, and his 17th album to date. An exploratory and vibrant follow-up to his 2018 recording Bright New Day, the album expresses Moffett’s deeply personal permutations of love and an embracing of change as part of life’s progression, as he explains: “Music is a universal language that speaks to all people. In life, human beings are in the constant process of change — whether an individual is conscious of this process or not.”
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New Album: Charnett Moffett, New Love

Bass Legend Charnett Moffett Delivers Love Letter To Humanity on Trio/Quartet Album New Love…. Internationally acclaimed bassist-composer and bandleader Charnett Moffett further refines a virtuosic sound on New Love, his seventh leader release for Motéma Music, and 17th overall. An exploratory and vibrant follow-up to his 2018 recording Bright New Day, the album expresses Moffett’s deeply personal permutations of love and an embracing of change as part of life’s progression: “Music is a universal language that speaks to all people. In life, human beings are in the constant process of change — whether an individual is conscious of this process or not.” New Love will be available on all platforms on June 11, 2021.