Band Leader and bass player, vocalist, writer, record producer in the business four decades, Charlie Souza's music has been released on Columbia Records, Atlantic Records in L.A., Malaco Records Jackson, Miss.- Polydor, Fantasy, Laurie Records in New York, Phoenix Records in Europe, independent Souzaphone Records and two new releases including FORTRESS "Hands in the Till" on Wounded Bird Records and The NEW RASCALS "Reloaded" LIVE CD & DVD
soon to be released world wide!
In 2010, Charlie is currently touring with The NEW RASCALS
featuring Dino Danelli, Gene Cornish and Bill Pascali(formerly with the Vanilla Fudge).
: Performed, collaborated and recorded with
Tom Petty, Greg Allman, Cactus, White Witch, Bill Champlin of Chicago, Joe Walsh's pianist Rocke Grace, Jim Horn, Gale Force with producer Wayne Henderson of Jazz Crusaders, Fortress on Atlantic Records, The Fred Willard Band, Native American actor Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, Santana keyboardist Leon Patillo, Duane Hitchings and the Darrell Mansfield Christian Band.
In the new millennium, teamed up with former Robin Trower & Sly & The Family Stone drummer Bill Lordan, with saxophonist Adrian Tapia of Boz Scaggs and Eric Turner of Fortress and The Tropics on “Live Your Dream” and "9 Ball in the Corner Pocket!"
These two CD albums were recorded in Studio City, Anaheim and Hollywood, California.
After moving from L.A. back home to the beach in Florida in 2002
, my new band has performed on concerts thoughout the state and The New Tropics have finally finished recording a new CD album in 2007 "Livin in Paradise" using Tampa Bay area recording studios including Big 3 Studios Saint Petersburg and MCR Studios Tampa. I also have been added to the list of nominees to the Florida Musicians Hall of Fame
and am currently touring with The New Rascals!
Band Members on this album "9 Ball in the Corner Pocket
bass guitar - lead vocals
Credits include Cactus, White Witch, Gregg Allman, Tom Petty
Guitar - vocals
Credits include Atlantic Records FORTRESS, the Darrell Mansfield Band
Drums & Percussion
Credits include Robin Trower, Sly and the Family Stone