Ms. Charlie Jene'
     Charlie grew up in Long Beach, CA and began singing at the early age of three. Her mother also had a beautiful voice & sang as a solo artist in the church. Charlie followed in her mother's footsteps also as a solo artist. Charlie lost her sight in 1969, and moved to Cleveland, Ohio there she began her professional singing career in the early 70's. She became the first blind jazz and blues singer in that region. Charlie met and married her husband Willie, who also became her manager.

    Charlie sang in local venues throughout.  She later entered a talent contest sponsored by WJMO Radio & Charlie was chosen as one of Cleveland's best talents. While in Cleveland, she performed the opening act for Mr. Bill Wither's.  Mr. Wither's suggested that she send her music to Sussex Records in Los Angeles, California, in 1975. So to further her singing career, she moved back to Long Beach, California.

    Charlie later entered another contest & was chosen as the Blues Society Premier Vocalist for the year. She performed in many of their festivals.  Other local venue's & events that Charlie performed at are:
Tatous - Beverly Hills
Holly Robinson & Rodney Pete's- Wedding
Lisa Kudrow's -Wedding
Mark Fleischman of Studio 54 in New York- Wedding
Aaron spelling's Wrap party for Melrose Place
Ivanna Trump -Party
Gianni Versace Fragrance -Premier Party
1996 Grammy -Party
1996 Kuaide Blu Paris, France
Opened for Ray Charles & Millie Jackson
BB King's Blues Club- Memphis, Tenn. & Universal City
Fantasy Springs & Harris Casino's
Spagatini's-Long Beach
The Westin Bonaventure-Los Angeles

James Coburn & Milton Berle- Party's
1997 Soul Train Music Awards- Party
Hollywood Blues Festivals
Southern California Blues Society
Monterey Bay Blues Festival
Bayou Festival
NFL Super Bowl -Party
Playboy Jazz Festival
Pechanga Hotel & Casino
Opened for Bobby Blue Bland
Braille Institute Fund Raiser
Temecula Wine festival
Bel Air Hotel-Bel Air
Chaya's Brasserie-Beverly Hills
Century Club-Century City

Charlie is affectionately known as "the entertainer for the stars"!

Charlie aspires to start her own nonprofit organization, entitled, "The Music Behind the Shades", which will bring about awareness & the challenges of the blind. This event would be a music festival which would unite celebrities with visual impairments, together with sponsors & the public. Services provided would include various visual exams, insight & life saving information provided by the American Foundation for the Blind, the Junior Blind Association & the American Diabetes Association. Many people are losing their sight due to a lack of awareness & risk factors with eye disorders such as Glaucoma, Retinol Pigmentosis & Macular Degeneration. The annual eye exams can greatly reduce blindness by educating people early on about eye disorders.  "We don't want people to take their precious vision & their God given gift of sight for granted". This festival will also be coupled with a mixed genre of celebrity performers throughout the day; music unites people together for a common good.  

Charlie continues to perform throughout California & wherever her music takes her for every occasion.

Charlie would like her vision to become a reality, so let's "Deal With It"!
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