Charlie Dye (www.myspace.com/charliedye) is a drummer currently located in West Hartford CT. He is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music where he studied drumset with Rich Thompson, classical percussion with John Beck and Balinese Gamelan with I Nyoman Suadin.
He is currently performing with a variety of groups throughout New England including Sunspots (Indie Pop/Folk), Crystal Blue Project (Funk, Rock and Blues), The Backline (Fusion trio and Live/Studio rhythm section for hire), Mary of Egypt (In die Rock/Avant-Garde), Andy Akiho (Contemporary Classical meets Soca with Steel Pan, Harp and Strings), Trio Schema (Free Improvisation) and Basecadet (Southern Metal Ska Rock). He also maintains private teaching studios located in Avon, CT and Vernon, CT emphasizing groove, song forms, and technique, while fostering creativity through improvisation.
He has performed with artists such as David Krakauer, Dick Oatts, Fred Wesley, Todd Reynolds, Brad Lubman and German Schauss.