About Charles Mishalany
Get to know Charles Mishalany
Charles Mishalany is a seasoned, professional, working bassist and music educator living in Marietta, GA with over 24 years of teaching experience and over 38 years of playing experience. He plays and teaches both the electric bass guitar and the upright acoustic, double bass. Having moved from Los Angeles sixteen years ago, where he was the principal bass instructor at the Orange County Music Academy, Charles is proud to have had students who have won awards as the South California All Honors Jazz Orchestra position while under his instruction.
As a working bassist, he has already amassed an impressive resume of clients in the Atlanta area while working with various groups including Atlanta Beat, the Diane McIntosh Band, Ryan Strickland, the Cooper Tisdale Trio, Tom Olsen Trio and several Contemporary Christian artists. His resume also includes work with such notable artists as Academy Award winner, Isaac Hayes, Louis Bellson, Rick Founds, Tom Booth and many more. Charles’ resume also lists credits from live television performance (Channel 5), TV commercials (Lexus car), movie (HBO movie soundtrack), radio (KLON & KSPC), pop and jazz studio sessions and musical theatre performances. He has also toured throughout the U.S., Canada, Central and South America and has opened for such popular bands as Sugar Ray, Sublime, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and more.
With an undergraduate degree from La Sierra University and certificates from vocational music schools such as The Faunt School of Creative Music and The Harrison School of Music, Charles is able to teach a comprehensive music program ranging from reading to rock and jazz improvisation.
Whether you are a complete beginner or working musician, I guarantee that I can improve your playing!