Charles DeChant

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Playing "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" with Daryl Hall & John Oates, May 4, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C.

Charles DeChant is the saxophone and keyboard player for the multi-platinum selling recording artists Hall & Oates.[1] He has been playing in the band since 1976. Notable saxophone solos are heard in "One on One", "Maneater," the extended version of "Say It Isn't So," and "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)." DeChant also plays with several local bands in his home town, Orlando, Florida. He also plays flute, piano, and guitar.

Besides recording and touring with Hall & Oates, DeChant also played with other stars including Mick Jagger, The Temptations, Tina Turner, Billy Joel, Bonnie Raitt, and The Average White Band. DeChant is now a writer, producer, and solo artist.


  1. ^ Darling, Cary (16 August 1980). "Talent in Action". Billboard. 92 (32): 27. ISSN 0006-2510.

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