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Charles Glenn Group

Charles Glenn Group

Charles Glenn is an entertainer who draws upon his vast wealth of knowledge and training to create unforgettable musical experiences for his audiences. Whether with his full band or a smaller ensemble, Charles can be seen around St. Louis at sporting events, charitable galas, weddings, corporate functions and clubs.

The son of an accomplished opera singer, Charles received early training in voice and percussion. Charles has utilized both his strong vocal and percussion talents as the opening act for such national groups as Smokey Robinson, Huey Lewis and the News, and the Allman Brothers. Charles has also performed and worked with Andre Crouch and Stellar Award winner Calvin Bridges, and was selected to perform a series of limited engagements with Grammy Award-winning group “The Fifth Dimension”.

Charles Glenn has had the opportunity to perform during major grand openings for casinos in Kansas City and Las Vegas. His unique style and high spirited performances have been a highlight of many conferences and retreats for major corporations and organizations. In addition, Charles was selected by Don King Promotions to sing the National Anthem for both nationally televised Corey Spinks fights.

Wedding Music & Entertainment

The Charles Glenn Group can provide music for all aspects of your wedding day, from start to finish, if you prefer!  Charles provide’s a variety of ensemble choices for your ceremony, as well as for your cocktail/dinner hour, and dance portions of the evening. The band also performs as master of ceremonies/announcement duties during the course of the evening and will be happy to work with your wedding planner to ensure that your event runs smoothly. The band is experienced in performing for both Catholic and Jewish ceremonies (and plays the Hora with a special zeal and enthusiasm!)

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New Songs!

  • I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend
  • Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
  • Ain’t it Fun – Paramore
  • The Sound – the 1975 Band
  • One More Night – Maroon 5
  • Fame – David Bowie
  • Let’s Dance – David Bowie

Partial Song List

  • Locked out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
  • Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk
  • Love on Top – Beyonce
  • Happy – Pharrell
  • Uptown Funk – Marc Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars
  • Walk This Way – (Aerosmith)
  • Let’s Stay Together – (Al Green)
  • Morning – (Al Jarreau)
  • Wait for the Magic – (Al Jarreau)
  • When You Say Nothing At All – (Allison Krauss)
  • Caught in the Rapture – (Anita Baker)
  • Giving You the Best That I Got – (Anita Baker)
  • Sweet Love – (Anita Baker)
  • Chain of Fools – (Aretha Franklin)
  • Respect – (Aretha Franklin)
  • My First, My Last, My Everything – (Barry White)
  • Stand By Me – (Ben E King)
  • Wind Beneath My Wings – (Bette Middler)
  • Irreplaceable – (Beyonce)
  • Rock Around the Clock – (Bill Haley and the Comets)
  • Mony, Mony – (Billy Idol)
  • Honesty – (Billy Joel)
  • Just the Way You Are – (Billy Joel)
  • Caribbean Queen – (Billy Ocean)
  • Achy Breaky Heart – (Billy Ray Cyrus)
  • Old Time Rock & Roll – (Bob Seeger)
  • What You Won’t Do For Love – (Bobby Caldwell)
  • I Can’t Make You Love Me – (Bonnie Raitt)
  • Something to Talk About – (Bonnie Raitt)
  • Lowdown – (Boz Scaggs)
  • That’s Just the Way it is – (Bruce Hornsby)
  • She’s a Bad Mama Jama – (Carl Carlton)
  • Butterfly Kisses – (Carlyle)
  • Drive – (Cars)
  • Finally – (CeCe Peniston)
  • Because You Loved Me – (Celine Dion)
  • When I Fall In Love – (Celine Dion)
  • Ain’t Nobody – (Chaka Khan)
  • I Feel For You – (Chaka Khan)
  • Believe – (Cher)
  • After All – (Cher/Peter Cetera)
  • Got To Be Real – (Cheryl Lynn)
  • Good Times – (Chic)
  • Le Freak – (Chic)
  • Lady in Red – (Chris DeBurgh)
  • Johnny B. Goode – (Chuck Berry)
  • Let’s Do the Twist – (Chuck Berry)
  • One, Two Step – (Ciara)
  • The Look of Love – (Diana Krall)
  • Thank You – (Dido)
  • Runaround Sue – (Dion)
  • That’s What Friends Are For – (Dionne Warwick)
  • Taking You Home – (Don Henley)
  • Bad Girls – (Donna Summer)
  • Hot Stuff – (Donna Summer)
  • Let’s Groove – (Earth Wind & Fire)
  • September – (Earth Wind & Fire)
  • Sing a Song – (Earth Wind & Fire)
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight – (Elton John)
  • Don’t Let The Sun – (Elton John)
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love – (Elvis)
  • Hound Dog – (Elvis)
  • Jailhouse Rock – (Elvis)
  • Change the World – (Eric Clapton)
  • Tears in Heaven – (Eric Clapton)
  • At Last – (Etta James)
  • This Kiss – (Faith Hill)
  • Waiting for A Girl Like You – (Foreigner)
  • My Way – (Frank Sinatra)
  • You Are My Lady – (Freddie Jackson)
  • Friends In Low Places – (Garth Brooks)
  • Give Me The Night – (George Benson)
  • This Masquerade – (George Benson)
  • I Just Wanna Stop – (Gino Vanelli)
  • Living Inside Myself – (Gino Vanelli)
  • I Will Survive – (Gloria Gaynor)
  • Crazy – (Gnarls Barkley)
  • I Can’t Go For That – (Hall & Oates)
  • Power of Love – (Huey Louis and the News)
  • Don’t You Worry Bout a Thing – (Incognito/Stevie Wonder)
  • Harvest for the World – (Isley Brothers)
  • I Feel Good – (James Brown)
  • I Don’t Have the Heart – (James Ingram)
  • Shower the People – (James Taylor)
  • You’ve Got a Friend – (James Taylor)
  • A Long Walk – (Jill Scott)
  • I Can See Clearly Now – (Jimmy Clift)
  • I Wanna Know – (Joe)
  • You Are So Beautiful – (Joe Cocker)
  • Constant Craving – (k.d. lang)
  • Get Down Tonight – (KC & the Sunshine Band)
  • Shake Your Booty – (KC & the Sunshine Band)
  • That’s The Way I Like It – (KC & the Sunshine Band)
  • Walk Away – (Kelly Clarkson)
  • Love Calls – (Kem)
  • Your Mama Don’t Dance – (Kenny Loggins)
  • Celebration – (Kool & the Gang)
  • Get Down On It – (Kool & the Gang)
  • Ladies Night – (Kool & the Gang)
  • Can’t Get You Out of My Head – (Kylie Minogue)
  • How Do I Live – (Leann Rimes)
  • Blue Bayou – (Linda Ronstadt)
  • All My Life – (Linda Ronstadt/Aaron Neville)
  • Somewhere Out There – (Linda Ronstadt/James Ingram)
  • All Night Long – (Lionel Richie)
  • Easy – (Lionel Richie)
  • Hello – (Lionel Richie)
  • Truly – (Lionel Richie)
  • You Are – (Lionel Richie)
  • Been Around the World – (Lisa Stansfield)
  • La Bamba – (Los Lobos)
  • Wonderful World – (Louis Armstrong)
  • Always & Forever – (Luther Vandross)
  • Dance With My Father – (Luther Vandross)
  • Here and Now – (Luther Vandross)
  • Sweet Home Alabama – (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Secret – (Madonna)
  • This Love – (Maroon 5)
  • Dancin’ In the Streets – (Martha & the Vandellas)
  • How Sweet It Is – (Marvin Gaye)
  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine – (Marvin Gaye)
  • Sexual Healing – (Marvin Gaye)
  • What’s Goin’ On – (Marvin Gaye)
  • How Am I Supposed to Live Without You – (Michael Bolton)
  • Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – (Michael Jackson)
  • Shake Your Body Down – (Michael Jackson)
  • Taking It To the Streets – (Michael McDonald)
  • Unforgettable – (Natalie Cole)
  • Come Away – (Norah Jones)
  • Don’t Know Why – (Norah Jones)
  • Fire – (Ohio Players)
  • Dock of the Bay – (Otis Redding)
  • Shake Your Groove Thing – (Peaches & Herb)
  • When a Man Loves a Woman – (Percy Sledge)
  • All I Ask of You – (Phantom of the Opera)
  • Against All Odds – (Phil Collins)
  • Get the Party Started – (Pink)
  • 1999 – (Prince)
  • Gimme Some Lovin’ – (Rascals)
  • Georgia – (Ray Charles)
  • Give It to Me Baby – (Rick James)
  • Superfreak – (Rick James)
  • Umbrella – (Rihanna)
  • Addicted to Love – (Robert Palmer)
  • Feel Like Makin Love – (Roberta Flack)
  • Lost Without You – (Robin Thicke)
  • Some Guys Have All the Luck – (Rod Stewart)
  • We’re Havin’ a Party – (Rod Stewart)
  • Car Wash – (Rose Royce)
  • You Send Me – (Sam Cooke)
  • From This Moment On – (Shania Twain)
  • Man I Feel Like a Woman – (Shania Twain)
  • All I Wanna Do Is Have Some Fun – (Sheryl Crow)
  • If You Don’t Know Me By Now – (Simply Red)
  • We Are Family – (Sister Sledge)
  • Babylon Sister – (Steely Dan)
  • Deacon Blues – (Steely Dan)
  • Josie – (Steely Dan)
  • Kid Charlemagne – (Steely Dan)
  • Foolish Heart – (Steve Perry)
  • Oh Sherrie – (Steve Perry)
  • Higher Love – (Steve Winwood)
  • House Is Rockin’ – (Stevie Ray Vaughan)
  • I Wish – (Stevie Wonder)
  • Isn’t She Lovely – (Stevie Wonder)
  • Overjoyed – (Stevie Wonder)
  • Part Time Lover – (Stevie Wonder)
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered – (Stevie Wonder)
  • That Girl – (Stevie Wonder)
  • You Are the Sunshine of My Life – (Stevie Wonder)
  • Fields of Gold – (Sting)
  • We’ll Be Together – (Sting)
  • Rock This Town – (Stray Cats)
  • Babe – (Styx)
  • You Put a Move – (Tamia)
  • Boogie, Oogie, Oogie – (Taste Of Honey)
  • Everybody Wants to Rule the World – (Tears for Fears)
  • I Saw Her Standing There – (The Beatles)
  • Twist & Shout – (The Beatles)
  • Brick House – (The Commodores)
  • Do You Love Me? – (The Contours)
  • Shout – (The Contours)
  • Under the Boardwalk – (The Drifters)
  • The Long Run – (The Eagles)
  • Best Of My Love – (The Emotions)
  • You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling – (The Everley Brother)
  • Build Me Up Buttercup – (The Foundations)
  • Sea of Love – (The Honeydrippers)
  • Louie, Louie – (The Kingsmen)
  • You Really Got Me – (The Kinks)
  • Every Little Thing She Does is Magic – (The Police)
  • Brass In Pocket – (The Pretenders)
  • Midnight Hour – (The Rascals)
  • Unchained Melody – (The Righteous Brothers)
  • Brown Sugar – (The Rolling Stones)
  • Honky Tonk Woman – (The Rolling Stones)
  • Jumpin’ Jack Flash, – (The Rolling Stones)
  • Satisfaction – (The Rolling Stones)
  • Start Me Up – (The Rolling Stones)
  • What I Like About You – (The Romantics)
  • Betcha By Golly Wow – (The Stylistics)
  • My Girl – (The Temptations)
  • Disco Inferno – (The Tramps)
  • YMCA – (The Village People)
  • Proud Mary – (Tina Turner)
  • What’s Love Got to Do With It – (Tina Turner)
  • He Wasn’t Man Enough – (Toni Braxton)
  • Georgy Porgy – (Toto)
  • I’ll Be Over You – (Toto)
  • Give Me One Reason – (Tracy Chapman)
  • Brown Eyed Girl – (Van Morrison)
  • Crazy Love – (Van Morrison)
  • Have I Told You Lately – (Van Morrison)
  • Moon Dance – (Van Morrison)
  • I Will Always Love You – (Whitney Houston)
  • Play That Funky Music – (Wild Cherry)
  • Always On My Mind – (Willie Nelson)
  • Knock On Wood – (Wilson Pickett)
  • Mustang Sally – (Wilson Pickett)

Jazz Standards

  • A Foggy Day
  • All of me
  • All the Things You Are
  • As Time Goes By
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Beyond the Sea
  • Can’t Take That Away From Me
  • Come Rain or Come Shine
  • Days of Wine & Roses
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Embraceable You
  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • I Get a Kick Out of You
  • I left My Heart in San Francisco
  • I’m Beginning To See the Light
  • In the Mood
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
  • It Had to be You
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin
  • Jump, Jive & Wail
  • L.O.V.E. Love
  • Lady Is a Tramp
  • Mack the Knife
  • Misty
  • My Funny Valentine
  • My Romance
  • New York, New York
  • Night & Day
  • Our Love Is Here To Stay
  • Route 66
  • Satin Doll
  • Since I Fell For You
  • Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Song For My Father
  • Summer Wind
  • Take the A Train
  • The Best is Yet to Come
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • They Can’t Take That Away From Me

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Ann (mother of bride) – 10.29.16

Please express my sincere thanks to the entire Charles Glenn Band for an absolutely outstanding performance on Saturday night at our daughter’s wedding reception.   We had so many people ask about the band!  They MADE the reception.   I knew that they were wonderful,  but I didn’t know that they would be just AMAZING.

I really appreciate your recommendation.  You were able to capture exactly what we wanted.  My daughter told me that the most important thing to her was the band!  Well,  we succeeded.  They were absolutely the very best choice and we could not be more appreciative of their exceptional talents and wonderful interaction with our guests.

I would highly recommend them and would be happy to do so at any time.

Thank you again

Samantha and Adam – 10.11.15

Thank you for an incredible night of dancing and music at our wedding. Besides Adam singing, everyone is talking about how great you all were. The song choices were amazing. You guys really kept the party going and we are so appreciative. It was exactly what we wanted for no one to leave the dance floor and you delivered. Also the jazz trio during cocktail hour was amazing as well. From the bottom of our hearts we want to say Thank You. It was a pleasure and an honor to work with you.

Susan S – 5.9.15 

The wedding was a huge success and Charles, Nikki and the entire band was a major part of that.  Please tell them everyone loved the music and we appreciated all they did.  We will definitely use them again when we have another major event.

Thank you again.

Carol P – 4.25.15

We are the parents of the bride of the Pomerantz/Waxman wedding… We just want to thank you and your talented band for the outstanding job you did at the reception last weekend. The music was PERFECT, and we feel so happy with our choice!

Many thanks again, Carol + Bill Pomerantz

Julianne E – 7.13.13 

Other than the ceremony, Charles Glenn was by far the highlight of our wedding in July. We had an 8 piece band and couldn’t have been happier. I’m a music teacher and my husband is a full time musician and there was nobody else we would even consider after seeing Charles! Almost all of my husband’s friends are musicians from around the country and we wanted to blow away everybody from LA to New York. Charles and his band were over the top and played music to get everybody dancing. They played everything from Earth Wind and Fire to newer songs still on the radio. They even played without taking any breaks. We had a Jewish wedding and Charles’ band played the best sounding and most energetic Horah that we had ever heard as well! One of our guests was an agent with William Morris in Beverly Hills and even his jaw dropped when Charles sang Whitney Houston’s “I will always Love you” EVEN BETTER THAN WHITNEY. And yes, CHARLES sings it, not the female singer (who was also fantastic!). If you want to awe your guests and have a great time look no further. It was incredibly easy to work with the band and they came fully prepared. They’re worth every penny!

Meg S 4.13.13

We hired the Jazz Trio during dinner and the 9 piece Charles Glenn Band for the reception. BOTH WERE AMAZING!!!! I hired the band without ever hearing them live, so I was a little nervous….the music turned out to be better than I could have imagined. I cannot tell you how many guests said it was the best music they have heard at a wedding. The band played a great mix of oldies and current songs to get everyone dancing. My favorite aspect was that both Charles and his wife (female singer) mixed in with the crowd to really get everyone into the music. First class performance all the way. Without doubt, hiring Charles Glenn was one of the best wedding decisions I made. You will not be disappointed!

Ashley H – 8.9.14

The Charles Glenn Group had everyone up and dancing, even my 92 year old grandpa! Everyone is still raving about how much fun they had on the dance floor. You will NOT regret your choice!

Julia H – 8.30.14

Charles Glenn and his wife performed at my reception. They did an excellent job! My now husband and I debated about whether to have a DJ or Band. Luckily, I won the battle and we booked Charles. After the wedding, my husband agreed that it was the right choice. Dance floors at weddings are rarely as packed as they were at mine. Charles Glenn performs a great selection of music for all ages. They were also very helpful in playing specific songs outside of their performance style to meet our Sorority and Fraternity traditions.

Angela N – 12.29.13

Charles and his band did an amazing job at our reception. Getting people out on the dance floor was not a problem. They played a great mix of older & newer music that kept the whole population happy. My husband and I danced until the very last song and loved every minute.

John R – 9.7.13

Charles and his band came down to Cape Girardeau for our wedding in September. They were without a doubt the best band we could have asked for. They aren’t the cheapest band out there, but you definitely get what you pay for. The dance floor was packed for the full four hours. Everyone said that Charles was the best band they had ever heard at a wedding. The energy was high the whole night. No doubt about it, they were worth every penny.

Rhett F – 10.12.13

Charles and his band were such a wonderful part of our wedding. The band kept the party going. Everyone enjoyed the wide range of musical selections and danced the night away. We cannot thank Charles and his band enough for a fabulous evening.

Audra S – 4.27.13

Our guests could not stop telling us how great our band was! He kept everyone on their feet all night and never played a song I was unhappy with. Plus Charles himself made a point at our first meeting to say how honored he was we picked him and he will make sure that this is our wedding and he will do whatever he can to make it special for us. You could tell he really cares about his work and serving his clients!

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