The Groove Coast is a podcast series hosted by musicians and writers Jon Celentano and Darrell Craig Harris. Based in Las Vegas Nevada, heard globally on the @JazzTalkNews network including Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, and multiple Podbean outlets.

We Love - Jazz, Soul & Blues

In this third episode meet our special guest - the Las Vegas, Jazz Saxophonist, Charles McNeal. This fascinating individual has a serious musical discography supported by impressive music education. Charles (the dude with the hat :) shares really interesting backstories and information that is assured to keep you listening.

Sometimes for the context you just have to name drop!

Charles McNeal has been a featured performer at many national and international festivals including: Monterey JazzFestival (CA), San Jose Jazz Festival (CA), San Francisco Jazz Festival (CA), Playboy Jazz Festival(CA), Telluride Jazz Festival (CO), Umbria Jazz Festival (Italy), Porretta Soul Festival (Italy).

Performed, recorded and/or toured with

Jimmy Scott, Charlie Musselwhite, Keb Mo, John Faddis, Wynton Marsalis, Leslie Drayton, McCoy Tyner, Ray Obiedo, Dave Garabaldi, RAD, Brenda Boykin, Claire Dee, Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Barbara Morrison, Barbara Dennerlein, Jr. Mance, Bruce Forman, Mark Elf, Roberta Flack, The Temptations, Ollie Woodson,
Norman Conners, Jean Carne, Curtis Olson, Peter Horvath, Jaz Sawyer, Boz Scaggs, Nicolas Bearde..."

In addition to being a world-class saxophonist, his website "" is the #1 source for jazz saxophone transcriptions and related educational resources on the web.

You can also check him out on FaceBook... - Charles McNeal 

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