Charles Brouwer

Charles Brouwer is a Aruban Steelpan player from Bonairean descent. He started music lessons at an early age studying the classical guitar at the music school of Aruba. It was only after he moved to the Island of Curacao for his advanced education that he became really inspired to study the instrument. In Curacao he studied with The renowned guitar teacher Henk Kowsolea and musical genius Erwin Prudencia. He also followed master classes with guitar virtuoso Luis Quintero and others. In 2005 inspired by Andy Narell and others he switched to the steelpan. His music is a fusion of caribbean rhythms and jazzy harmonies.