Charge Michael – Drums, Guitar & Bass
Phoenix native Charge started on guitar at 7 and drums at age 10. By 13, he was playing professionally as both a drummer and guitarist in local clubs.
Charge enrolled as a full-time student at Berklee College of Music in the spring of 1999. At Berklee, he performed in various groups and took part in over 40 recording sessions as a drummer, guitarist, bassist, pianist, vocalist, songwriter, engineer and producer. He graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Songwriting, and has composed over 50 songs.
Charge has been teaching music since 1999 and co-founded the Desert Ridge Music Academy in 2008. He currently performs in the Valley as a drummer, guitarist and singer and performs throughout the U.S. in various drumming acts.
He has had the pleasure of performing with the Break-Dance group “Furious Styles Crew”, the Tap-Dance groups “Scuff’d Up” and “Tap 24/7″, DJ Z-Trip and members of “STOMP!” He can be seen live performing weekly at The Next Band Jam with Tom Mein and The Next Band.
You can see where Charge is perfoming next by visiting his website.