Charles Frechette

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Born in 1988, Charles Fréchette is a musician and composer from Montreal. Although he has lived in Quebec most of his life, his music has taken him in more than 15 countries in Europe as well as in Canada and in the USA. A guitar and mandolin player, Charles has performed with several music group such as Swing On The Square (Gypsy Jazz), Elixir De Gumbo (Bluegrass) and Big Band UdeM (Jazz). Twice winner of the Montreal Jazz festival Guitar Grant, he also won the first prize at the Montreal Guitar Grand Prix in 2011.
After completing 7 years of studies in jazz guitar in 2012, Charles is now looking forward to refine his style and to extend his musical knowledge and experiences with his new project Tcha-Badjo and the Winter 2013 Europe tour.