Musician who have collaborated with Thelonious Monk for greater than a 10 years and was a co-founder of the group Sphere. He began playing music at a age group and was asked to perform using the Billy Eckstine Orchestra in 1944 prior to going on to use Gillespie, Ellington, and many more. There’s an asteroid called after him, 10426 Charlierouse, that was uncovered in 1999. His documenting debut is at 1947 with Tadd Dameron. He used the Count number Basie Octet in 1950.