Charnett Moffett

Charnett Moffett



Charnett Moffett (born June 10, 1967) is an American jazz musician[1] and composer known as an innovator and virtuoso who plays piccolo bass, double bass, and bass guitar.[2] He currently leads his band Nettwork.

Moffett started playing bass in the family band, touring the Far East in 1975 at the age of eight. In the mid-1980s he played with Wynton Marsalis and Branford Marsalis. In 1987 he recorded his debut album Netman for Blue Note Records. He has performed and recorded with Alex Bugnon, Art Blakey, Arturo Sandoval, Babatunde Lea, Courtney Pine, David Sanborn, David Sánchez, Dianne Reeves, Dizzy Gillespie, Ellis Marsalis, Frank Lowe, Harry Connick, Jr., Herbie Hancock, Jana Herzen, Joe Henderson, Kenny Garrett, Kenny Kirkland, Kevin Eubanks, Lew Soloff, Manhattan Jazz Quintet, McCoy Tyner, Melody Gardot, Mulgrew Miller, Ornette Coleman, Pharoah Sanders, Sonny Sharrock, Stanley Jordan, and Wallace Roney.



Music from Our Soul
Music from Our Soul is an album by musical artist Charnett Moffett, released on May 19, 2017.
The Bridge: Solo Bass Works
The Bridge: Solo Bass Works is an album by musical artist Charnett Moffett, released on April 9, 2013.
The Art of Improvisation
The Art of Improvisation is an album by musical artist Charnett Moffett, released on May 12, 2009.
Spirit of Sound
Spirit of Sound is an album by musical artist Charnett Moffett, released on July 9, 2013.

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Popular Albums6

Album Appearances & References14

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Music-Related Relationships8


Spotify - Albums7


Spotify - Appears On6


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles7

Bassist Charnett Moffett Premieres New Video “Sound World Suite” (WATCH)
  –  June 22, 2017
2017 marks 30 years since bassist extraordinaire Charnett Moffett burst onto the scene with his Blue Note ... Moffett’s new album, Music From Our Soul, available now, is at once a summation and a celebration. The album brings together a staggering ...
Charnett Moffett: Music From Our Soul
  –  June 20, 2017
I love jazz because it's inclusiveness of so many elements. I was first exposed to jazz as a child and had an early fascination. I met guitarist Bruce Forman and he was a major inspiration. The first jazz record I bought was Miles' “In a Silent Way ...
Charnett Moffett
  –  June 20, 2017
Charnett Moffett grew up in a musically active household ... After attending Fiorello H. La Guardia H. S. for the Music and Arts in New York City, he studied at Mannes College of Music and obtained a scholarship to study at the Juilliard School of Music.
Jazz CD Review: “Charnett Moffett — Music From Our Soul”
  –  May 31, 2017
Born into a musical family, bassist Charnett Moffett showed up on the big time jazz scene about 30 years ago. Early gigs with everyone from Art Blakey to Ornette Coleman revealed that he had the confidence to assert himself in a variety of musical contexts.
Charnett Moffett - Music from Our Soul (2017)
  –  May 19, 2017
With his first recording 30 years ago, we learned about "Net Man" - bassist Charnett Moffett. On Music From Our Soul, he revisits some of the feelings of those three decades, enlisting master saxophonist and flutist Pharoah Sanders, inventive guitarist ...
Charnett Moffett - Music from Our Soul CD
  –  May 19, 2017
Music from Our Soul album for sale by Charnett Moffett was released May 19, 2017 on the Mot‚ma Music label. Personnel: Charnett Moffett (acoustic bass, electric bass). Editors: Mike Tierney; Jana Herzen; Alan Silverman; Charnett Moffett. Photographer ...
Charnett Moffett adds a link to the Ornette Coleman chain
  –  May 18, 2017
Charnett Moffett, "Music from Our Soul" (Motema). Has there ever been an innovative jazz musician who inspired more jazz families than Ornette Coleman, whose own son Denardo recorded with him on drums? Coleman's old Fort Worth tenor-playing friend Dewey ...

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