Charley Buckland

Biography

Charley Buckland: NEAR EAR BAND, bass & vocals

Charley, a multi-instrumentalist songwriter and composer, has performed and recorded with numerous artists during his musical life. He is currently working on the ghosthorse recordings, a collaboration with Tiokasin Ghosthorse and Dan Grigsby combining indigenous and contemporary music. The CD "ksa" will be released in the fall. Charley has composed and produced numerous recordings, including: "Spider Heart"; "Dreams"; Woodlands"; "Symbiotic" (with Donna Kelly) and "Lakota Theme" for the Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theater; "Peoples Wings" for the first Native American Music Awards (NAMA); and "Southern Grass" for the play "First Time for Barbie" which won the Beaux Arts Award for Best Play. He released two records in Europe and Japan with Phantom. He has also taught as an adjunct music professor at Webster University in Holland.

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