Charlotte Yates a sophisticated and elegant songwriter
Charlotte Yates is a recording artist based in Wellington, New Zealand. She has released five albums of her own original material. Her sixth album Archipelago was released on Universal Music. Her music has been described as ‘sophisticated and elegant songwriting, with an almost edible voice’. She has performed at corporate events, weddings, concerts, clubs and festivals through out NZ and Australia.
Charlotte performs solo with acoustic guitar, or as a duo with beats/bass player/multi-instrumentalist, Gil Eva Craig, or as a trio with Darren Mathiassen (drums) and James Illingworth (keys/bass) for a full fat funky sound.
Charlotte is the director and producer for Baxter, a compilation CD of James K Baxter’s poetry set to music by twelve NZ recording artists. Performances of Baxter featured in the NZ Festival, the Taranaki & Christchurch Arts Festivals, and Hamilton’s FUEL Festival.