Charlie has been playing and writing music since he was very young, mostly in Southern Connecticut. He has played in popular cover bands including American Standard, Pay Dirt, the Penetrators, and the Missing Links. Charlie also writes and records his own music, including at least 30 original songs that are available on Spotify, i-Tunes, and elsewhere on-line. In March 2018, he released his latest collection, a six-song EP called You Give Me 20 Minutes… He also has two full-length albums, Six by Nine (2015) and Words and Music (2006), and a popular, environmentally themed single, "The Car's on Fire."  In addition to pursuing his music, Charlie teaches American history to seventh graders and is a proud husband and father of three girls.