New York City organist/pianist Brian Charette has established himself as a leading voice in modern Jazz. Charette is a Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who was the winner of the 2014 Downbeat Critics' Poll Rising Star. In 2015 Brian also won the Hot House Magazine 's Fan's Decision Jazz Award for Best Organist in New York. Besides being a critically acclaimed composer and bandleader, Brian has performed with many great artists such as Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Paul Simon and Cyndi Lauper. Most recently, Brian has worked with Miles Davis alumnus, George Coleman and Allman Brother's Band drummer, Jaimoe. Tonight he performs with his award-winning jazz vocalist and composer wife, Melanie Scholtz, who originally hails from South Africa.