Charles has played drums since the age of 8 having given up on piano lessons. Joined 60’s pop group The Four Pennies (No1 Hit Juliet) in the 90’s and stayed with them for 10 years. Was also a member of John Lennon’s band The Quarry Men with original members Len Garry, Rod Davis, and John ‘Duff’ Lowe who released an album in 1993 “Open For Engagements” which was mastered at Abbey Road Studios and is still selling around the world today.
Has appeared twice at Wembley Arena supporting: Lonestar, Ricky Skaggs and Reba McEntire.
Has supported: Chet Atkins, Denny Laine, Sparks, Georgie Fame and worked with Mike D’Abo, Cynthia Lennon, Mike Read (ex Radio 1) to name but a few as they say.
A lifelong John Bonham fan, Charlie is relishing this opportunity of performing Led Zeppelin’s
Ludwig Amber Vistalite
26″ x 14″ bass drum
14″ x 10″ rack tom
16″ x 16″ floor tom
18″ x 16″ floor tom
14″ x 6.5″ Ludwig LM402 Supra Phonic snare
Paiste 2002 15″ Soundedge Hi-hats
Paiste 2002 17″ Medium Crash
Paiste 2002 18″ Medium Crash
Paiste 2002 24″ Ride
Paiste 38″ Symphonic Gong
Hardware – Various
Pearl bass drum pedal
DW 3000 bass drum pedal (spare)
Black Dot Remo Drumheads
Vic Firth 5A Drumsticks