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BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
January 23 from 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Charlie Ballantine is an internationally renowned, touring guitarist, composer, and educator. He holds a degree in jazz guitar performance from Indiana University and has been a featured headlining artist at notable events such as the Penrod Art Festival, The Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, The Indianapolis Jazz Festival, The Virginia Ave. Folk Festival, The Bloomington Jazz Festival, The Elkhart Jazz Festival, The Fountain Square Music Festival and is also a frequent performer at renowned jazz clubs such as The Jazz Kitchen (Indianapolis), Andy's Jazz Club (Chicago), Cliff Bell's (Detroit), and The Chatterbox (Indianapolis). His music stems from the traditions of folk, jazz, and blues music with influences such as Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Wes Montgomery, and Jimi Hendrix.
His most notable work, "Life Is Brief: The Music Of Bob Dylan", released in April of 2018 has already been widely reviewed in both the United States and Europe by publications such as Vintage Guitar Magazine, Elmore Magazine, All About Jazz, Jazz Weekly, and several others as well as making it on the international Jazz Radio Chart top 60. Charlie also teaches guitar performance at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN where he currently resides.