Steve Charlson - Bassist


Steve Charlson is a native of Waterloo, Iowa and has a Bachelor of
Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa. His principal teachers
were Eldon Obrecht at the University of Iowa, and Stuart Sankey at
Indiana University. Notably, while in college, Steve won a Down Beat
outstanding soloist award. His credits include the Glenn Miller Orchestra,
Disney World College All-star Orchestra, Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey Bands,
Rosemary Clooney, Maureen McGovern, the Mills Brothers, Patty Paige, Billy Eckstine,
Donny Osmond, Captain and Tennille, Hal Galper, and Steve Allen. Currently
he is Principal Bass with the Dubuque Symphony, a member of the Des Moines Big Band,
and freelances throughout the mid-west.


Up coming gigs

  • Dubuque Symphony - January 24 - 25th, 2004
  • Bobby Layne Orchestra - January 30, 2004 Pla-Mor Ballroom

    Contact Information:
    Steve Charlson
    2908 45th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50310
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