For fans of juicy soulful vocals, found sounds, sonic souvenirs and boppable laptoppery:
Charlie + Jake are a multi-instrumental live-looping duo performing alt-pop jazz-infused music with their bespoke live-looping set-up at places like Ronnie Scott's and Cheltenham Jazz Festival.
"Creative genius" - The Everyday Magazine
"A firm favourite of ours here on Upload" - Adam Crowther, BBC Bristol
For fans of: Self Esteem, Jacob Collier, Dadi Freyr, Everything Everything, Lianne La Havas, Billie Eilish, Arlo Parks
Local Bristol influences: Emily Magpie, Alesund, Snazzback, Waldo’s Gift, China Bowls, Isoldé, Murmuration Choir
Latest live session
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You can also find our music on the following platforms:
Previous Gigs / Festivals
Cheltenham Literature Festival
Bristol Balloon Fiesta: BBC Upload Stage
Aldeburgh Festival: Beach Bandstand Stage
Jazz Jurassica: Lyme Regis Brewery
Cheltenham Jazz Festival: Free Stage
Sofar Sounds Bristol
Bristol Harbour Festival: Prince Street Bandstand
We have been lucky enough to be supported by BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Upload, Bradley Stoke Community Radio, The Music Flow Magazine, Sofar Sounds, The Jazz Hour on Longside Radio, Bristol Made Music and Jazz Revelations Podcast.
A poetry and music collaboration with poet Ceri Baker, produced as part of our Open Collab project, has been selected for inclusion in the Lockdown Upload archive by the British Library in connection with BBC Radio.
"Picture yourself at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. It’s the small hours of the morning and there’s just a simple piano and microphone set-up on the stage. Here’s Charlie + Jake and this is Same Old Story...” - Pete Simson, BBC Radio Bristol, during a live session as their house band of the week.
"Charlie + Jake's debut single 'Still here' has a strong sense of the idea of feeling at home...” - Laura Netting, The Music Flow Magazine