FROM A BLUE PLANET
Time Travel Down Memory Lane Thru a Pictorial View of Chuck's Life...
Award winning recording artist, composer and producer CHUCK GREENBERG
was born in Chicago, IL, on March 25, 1950. Although beginning his musical
career in the Midwest, he first found wide recognition for his many talents
after relocating to L.A. in 1978.
His initial success as a producer and artist was marked by his series of recordings with Shadowfax, Alex de Grassi and Will Ackerman, beginning in 1982 on the Windham Hill label.
ground-breaking work combined jazz, rock, folk, and world music elements
into a singular musical vision that featured flawless recordings and cohesive
His work on the Lyricon, the first electronic wind instrument, which he helped develop with engineer Bill Bernardi, has become the signature sound of the group Shadowfax.
live performances, CHUCK GREENBERG appeared as a featured artist at Carnegie
Hall, Montreux, Ravinia, The Greek Theater, Wolftrap, Red Rocks, and the
Universal Theater, amongst others. His final work was a live SHADOWFAX recording
and full-length concert from Santa Cruz, CA, in 1995. Ironically, he died
on Santa Cruz Island, CA, Sept. 4, 1995, after suffering a massive heart
attack, leaving a wife, three sons and an enduring musical legacy. Although
he may be gone, he has certainly not been forgotten—his
timeless music lives forever.
Shadowfax, Winning the Best New Age Grammy, 1988: Phil Maggini, David Lewis,
Chuck (at the center of things as usual),
Charlie Bisharat, Stu Nevitt [l-r]