"There’s a familiar comfortable feeling that comes over you when you listen to the music of Charlie Mosbrook. The guy has a rich, worldly voice that sounds like it was broken in slowly, like a well-loved instrument."
-No Depression Magazine
Voted Cleveland Scene Magazines "Best Singer Songwriter" in 2011, Charlie Mosbrook is often compared to Cat Stevens, John Gorka, and Greg Brown for his dynamic baritone voice, understated guitar technique, and inspired lyrics. With 25 years as a performer and composer, Charlie presents his music with a relaxed confident simplicity with a mix of sincerity, humor and passion.
Beginning as a street musician in 1988, Charlie is now consistently heard on FolkAlley.com with his instrumental "Beckey's Ballet". His music has been performed by many acts including Jim Volk, Carlos Jones, Alan Grandy, and Andy Cohen. He has received praise for songwriting and performance by Folk Alliance leadership and was invited to perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum by Currator Robert Santelli.
Currently Charlie preforms as a solo act and in a duo with Avin Loki Baird and Steel Farkus often accompanies on bass during local shows. In his ongoing effort to build community through music, Charlie has been a regular host to many popular open mics throughout Northeast Ohio, as well as coordinating songwriting workshops at the neighborhood library. His newest CD "Something To Believe"(2013) is his 10th full length release. It features performances with some of the many people that have influenced him through the years.
Becoming an incomplete quadriplegic in 2010, he regularly performs for patients recovering at Cleveland's MetroHealth Spinal Cord Injury unit. Despite his own physical limitations, He regularly performs throughout Northeast Ohio and tours periodicly.