My little blog that deals primarily with music and the music industry via my experiences, insights, thoughts and whatever else comes to mind. I hope this will be a place to get things out there for discussion, dissemination, dialog and disagreement.
From 1994-2001, Charlie was the A&R Director at Shanachie Records where he signed and/or work with artist such at The Skatalites, Duke Robillard, Anders Osborne, Sue Foley, Debbie Davies, Sara Hickman and Richard Shindell. He has produced or been apart of the production of over 100 commercially released albums, including two by the Skatalites, both of which received Grammy nominations. Currently, Charlie is an Associate Professor at Middle Tennessee State University in the Recording Industry Department and co-owns Larchmont Recordings which produced and released several albums featuring Rhonda Vincent, Regina Spektor, Melissa Ferrick, Langhorne Slim, Eileen Ivers, Stacey Earle, Randy Brecker and Joe Ferry and The Big Ska Band. In 2007, he founded The Dahan Agency, which represented Sara Hickman and Amanda Shaw. In 2001, he was an agent with The Roots Agency and from 2001-2007, was an Assistant Professor in the Music Industry Department at Oneonta State College. Recently, he and Joe Ferry co-produced over twenty albums for CMH Records.