Chuck Mandt


Chuck Mandt is a wonderfully gifted pianist and arranger! He is also a jazz consultant and coach in the greater Atlanta area, teaching specially designed courses to teach jazz improvisation. Chuck is very enthusiastic about jazz and gospel music. He has played in churches, restaurants, and many jazz festivals.  Chuck can be found performing around the Atlanta, GA area in with The Sooz Thomas Trio in Nashville, TN, and with Sandy Merrill. Chuck is currently the staff keyboardist at his home church First Baptist Church, Douglasville (GA).

Chuck also has a wonderful testimony to share! During the past 5 years, Chuck has navigated a difficult pilgrimage through 2 occurrences of throat cancer. Along the way, he identified several spiritual truths that helped him cope with this disease. With a touch from God he has survived and continues to play the piano better than ever and lead a very active life!

Here are some other people Chuck has played for!

Dover (DE) Symphony Orchestra, French Alliance of Delaware, House pianist for WV Governor Jay Rockefeller, and IBM Corporation Recognition Events.

Accompanist behind numerous acts: Anita Bryant, Ray Eberle, Myron Floren, Sandy Merrill (TN), Ray McKinley Glenn Miller Orchestra, Atlanta Pops, and Sammy Ferro (DC)

Recordings: Answering the Call with Heart 2 Heart - Sheila Pecce/Melanie McGriff (Christian), Tropical Breeze (Rhythm and Blues), Live and Alive with Sandy Merrill (Big Band Jazz).

Gospel Favorites (Solo Piano).

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Songs of Azar (Solo Piano).


 Audio Excerpts

    Sweet Sweet Spirit               Room At The Cross For You    

Chuck has a book!

Read About:

  • The biggest controversy in churches today - Traditional versus Contemporary Services
  • Music Was Important to God Before the Creation
  • God placed music on earth on the 5th day of creation
  • What few musicians and church leaders donít know - Godís Rules For Music
  • Improvisation - Yes God Loves It

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