Sunday, June 17, 2018

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful fathers! I hope it's a special day!

Thank ou for all you do for your families! I hope it's a special day!

Much love,


"Spreading love through music for your inspiration and entertainment!"

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Make Music New York 2018 with The Benita Charles Trio!

Make Music New York 2018 with The Benita Charles Trio!

In celebration of the first day of summer, NY-vocalist, Benita Charles will present a special concert for the 12th annual Make Music New York festival on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm at Clayton Williams Community Garden at 303 W. 126th Street (at Frederick Douglass Blvd.), in Harlem, New York City. (This is a free outdoor concert.)
At the show, Ms. Charles will present original music from her Moments In Love CD, her new single, Never Ever Give Up as well as songs from her favorite singers. The show will also feature musicians, Peter Archer on guitar and Cheo Rodriguez on percussions. For more information, visit:
I’m looking forward to bringing my music to the guests of the garden to spread joy!” – Benita Charles
About Make Music New York:
Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across the city that takes place each June 21st, the longest day of the year. On that day, hundreds of public spaces throughout the five boroughs become impromptu stages for over 5,000 free concerts.
For more information about Make Music New York, visit:
*** Join us for an evening of great music, entertainment and good times! ***

Performance Details:
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Make Music New York 2018
The Benita Charles Trio
Clayton Williams Community Garden
303 W. 126th Street (at Frederick Douglass Blvd.),
New York, NY 10026

The Benita Charles Trio

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Happy Mother's Day from Benita Charles Music!

Dear Friends:

Happy Mother's Day to all the beautiful mothers today!  May you have a day of love, joy and happiness. Kick your feet up and relax - you deserve it!

Thank you for all you do for your families and beyond. Your dedication and hard work is admirable and inspiring. We honor you today and always!

Much Love,

Benita Charles Music

"Spreading love through music for your inspiration and entertainment!"

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Never Ever Give Up video now on YouTube!

World Premiere: I'm happy to announce my music video, "Never Ever Give Up" is now available on YouTube. It's a feel-good, inspirational song that will motivate you to keep striving for your dreams and to never ever give up! 
A special thanks to Jean Wiltz (my co-writer), Themi Kyriazis of Metronome Music School (song producer). 
For the video, a special thanks to my Production Team: Jason Thompson (producer), Patrice Carter (stylist) and the video actors: Nijah Miller (Bully), Erica Norris (Bully victim) and Yolanda Norris (business owner).
The song is now available on iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play, CD Baby and Spotify.
A special thanks to all my fans for your support!

Monday, April 23, 2018

Benita Charles rocks the Sidewalk Cafe in NYC!

The Benita Charles Trio in NYC

Benita Charles rocks The Sidewalk Cafe with "Never Ever Give Up!

Congratulations on Suki Rae on her successful release party at The Sidewalk Cafe and her new CD, Can't Stop Now!

Here are a few highlights from Suki Rae's CD Release Party:

The Benita Charles Trio set:

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Benita Charles shares Singing Tips at Performing Arts School in Harlem!

Top of the world: It was so great to participate in the Career Day for the high school students at Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts in Harlem! The students and staff was so gracious. I was so happy that I was able to answer their questions about singing, recording and songwriting. A special thanks to Paul and Martha La Pierre for recommending me for the event! It felt great to give back. Wishing the students much success!

Career Day at Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts in Harlem: On the table I gave the students advice on life (Let The Journey Begin), My top 10 Singing Tips, I showed my video of Never Ever Give Up (which will premiere online in 2 days!!!) and postcards announcing the song. The students really loved my Top 10 Singing Tips!

Great day at The Career Day: It was so great to meet Kadijat! She's amazing! She was one of the panelists for the event.

For the kids: Career Day at Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts in Harlem. It was so great sharing my singing tips with the students!

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! I hope you and your family the many blessings of the Easter holiday!

With Easter, the spring season is here. Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. Spring is a wonderful time for new beginnings and a fresh start.  I'm looking forward to warmer days, longer nights and fresh flowers.

Enjoy the day,

Benita Charles Music

"Spreading love through music for your entertainment and inspiration!"

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

New Shows at Sidewalk Cafe on April 22nd!

Suki Rae releases new CD, Can't Stop Now!

I had the pleasure of working with the lovely flutist, Suki Rae on her upcoming CD project, Can't Stop Now last fall. I am one of the featured background singers and I have a solo performance of her song called Waiting for the Light to Shine on the CD. 

I'm so excited to announce  she is releasing her CD on at The Side Walk Cafe on Sunday, April 22nd! at 6:30 pm.

Later that evening,  I will present a soulful set with my trio, The Benita Charles Trio for a soulful set of smooth R&B and original music at 9 pm! During my set, I will share new music from my upcoming Lessons EP and old favorites from Moments In Love CD with my band: Peter Archer (guitar) and Cheo (percussion).
We hope you can join us for and evening of great music, good vibes and awesome entertainment! I'd love to see you there!!
Much love,
Benita Charles
"Spreading love through music for your inspiration and entertainment!"

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Preachermann & The Revival rock Brooklyn Bowl on March 5th!

A special thanks to the friends and fans of Preachermann and The Revival for attending our show at Brooklyn Bowl on March 5th!  It was truly an epic event! The band rocked the house. The fans had a wonderful time. The food was scrumptious. You can't get any better than that.

You have to experience Preachermann live in order to truly appreciate the magnitude of the moment! Shalimar!!

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