is a Philly based guitarist who plays a wide variety of styles. Styles include
Jazz, Classical, Rock, Blues, Country and various acoustic fingerstyles.
Past experience includes a very diverse studio background while living in Hollywood Ca. With a partner met at Berklee College of Music (attended 1975 to 1977) X operated a Demo recording studio in N. Hollywood Ca. from 1983 to 1987.
It is here
that he got most of the recording experience as both a musician and recording
engineer participating in mixdowns as well as coming up with appropriate mikeing
techniques and editing.
also played guitar on most of the recordings and became competent in most
popular styles. During that time, he also played the usual gigs as a ‘gun for
available as gun for hire, Charlie X is always seeking opportunities to play
Jazz with anyone who wants to work on standard jazz tunes.
is also beginning work on his second CD by recruiting musicians to record the
tracks. This CD will include straight ahead jazz tunes by Coltrane, Parker and
others. He also seeks solo guitar or duo and trio gigs and pay is not a major
factor these days. He often plays for free at 23rd
St. Cafe at the Tue night jam…SO COME ON DOWN!
CD is also in the works which will include all Original Rock tunes (and some
covers). X is also recruiting musicians to record with as well.
To book Charlie X at your next event or restaurant, set up a jam or to find out how to be on the next CD contact Charlie X at
To read more (more than you ever wanted!) about the music biz and other topics, go to HTTP://charliex.org
Don’t forget to sign the guestbook!! (Or buy a CD!!) See you at 23rd St Café TUE!!!
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