Bio

Bio

Chuck is a formally-trained musician with a background in blues, rock, fusion, western classical and Hindustani classical music.

In addition to studying guitar for many years, Chuck studied sitar with Ustad Surinder Mann and more recently with Roshan Bhartiya

He performed with Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda, including their six week 2014 West Coast tour, Mike Cohen, Dave Stringer (2013 Denver Chant Fest videos), Saul David Raye, Shaman’s Dream, DJ Drez, Katie Wise, Mira Gale, Sharanam Kirtan with Laura Noses Granger, Kalika Fortin, Kalyani (Karen DeMarco), Scott and Shanti Medina, and many others. He has also appeared at multiple festivals.

He assisted Grammy Award winning cellist David Darling in his Music for People workshop at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California in 2010. 

Chuck studied hand drumming with several master teachers including Grammy Award winner Glen VelezJim GreinerZorina Wolf and Jayson Fann.

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Instruments
Sitar
Electric Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
MIDI Guitar 
Mohan Veena (Hindustani Slide Guitar)
Hand Percussion