CHARLES ‘RAHMAT’ WOODS has performed on flute or saxophone with Roy Haynes, Helen Humes, Don Cherry, Tarika Blue, Conjunto Peligro, Jean Paul Bourelly, Odean Pope’s Saxophone Choir, Eva Cassidy, Little Helena, Klassic Kids of DC, Poetry in Motion, Jazz-E, The Peace on Earth Ensemble, DC Jazz Festival’s Jazz for Healthier Generations, and others in New York, Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Areas.
Woods has appeared with his own ensembles on radio and television broadcast, and at a number of distinguished performance spaces. His theme music was used for the syndicated Native American cable TV show “Four Winds”. His song “Look What You Done to Me”, recorded by singer Sheila Skipworth, was used in the major feature film “Something New” starring Sanae Latham. His beautiful recording “Eleven Fifty Nine” was featured in the PBS documentary “July ‘64” by award winning film maker Carvin Eison.
Woods’ recordings include: “Rahmat Shabazz Trio Plus”, “The Language of Birds”, “Live at Johnny’s Half Shell”, “Dance With Your Wife”, “DC Love Orchestra”, “Rahmat Shabazz Original Jazz”, “Modern Music Therapy: The Music of Roy Haynes”, and “The Stranger” (C. Henry Woods Troupe, 1975).