Charles Lloyd is a guitar and sitar player from the Bay Area, California. He performs and records regularly with Oakland-based bands Cash Pony and Whiskerman. As a sitarist, Charles is a disciple of Guru Habib Khan, and learns at the Habib Khan Saraswati Temple and Gurukul in San Jose, CA.Charles is also a music educator. He currently teaches instrumental music and directs the band program at St. Paul's Episcopal School in Oakland, CA.
For this Showga Residency Charles will be presenting solo sitar music in the North Indian Hindustani Tradition.