Charlie Peacock is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer, session musician and author. While growing up in California Peacock began playing the piano. After completing his education he formed a band and began a career as a professional musician. His albums include the instrumental jazz recordings Love Press Ex-Curio and Arc of the Circle (Runway) and his latest vocal project No Man’s Land. Peacock has been part of the creative team for several successful songs and albums including Amy Grant’s “Every Heartbeat,” Switchfoot’s “Dare You to Move” and the The Civil Wars’ album Barton Hollow in 2011.
November 19, 2012
Nashville based artist and producer Charlie Peacock sits down to chat about his musical influences on this week’s Shortwave. Charlie talks about living in a former church, how he started working with The Civil Wars, and drops some knowledge about peaches. Also, Charlie tells us about working with Marc Ribot & Ravi Coltrane, describes the pain that comes with producing a record for himself, and explains how technology has drastically changed the process of recording music. Plus, Sam Ashworth and Ruby Amanfu join Charlie to play some live songs from his latest album, “No Man’s Land.”