Chuck Redd is an internationally well-known performer on both drums and
vibraphone. He began his career when he joined the Charlie Byrd Trio at the age of
21. He also became a member of the Great Guitars (Barney Kessel, Byrd, and Herb
Ellis.) To his credit are 25 European tours and six tours of Japan, with the Barney
Kessel Trio, Ken Peplowski and the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra, Terry Gibbs
and Conte Candoli.
Redd was featured vibraphonist with the Mel Torme All-Star Jazz Quintet from 1991
until 1996. While appearing in New York with Torme, Ira Gitler of Jazz Times said:
"Redd's vibes were equally notable for vigor and melodiousness."
He served as Artist-In-Residence at The Smithsonian Jazz Café in Washington, DC