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Charlie Bisharat

Grammy-Winning Violinist, Genre-Blending Maestro.

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Date of Birth:



Inglewood, California, United States

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Why Featured?

Exceptional violin artistry and significant contributions to music, both in performances and recordings that span genres from new age to pop and classical.

Brief bio

Charlie Bisharat is an American violinist known for his versatility and involvement in significant musical projects, including working with artists like Yanni, John Tesh, Elton John, and bands such as Shadowfax. His unique blend of talent and heritage has led to remarkable achievements in the music industry.

Major Milestones


  • Winning the Best New Age Performance Grammy Award in 1988 with Shadowfax for the album "Folksongs for a Nuclear Village"...See More

  • Performing with internationally renowned artists including Yanni, John Tesh, Elton John, the Rolling Stones, and Aerosmith.

  • Featuring in Hollywood films such as "Titanic," "Swordfish," and on popular television shows like "Friends."

  • Joining tours and live performances with major figures in music, across various countries and prestigious venues.

  • Publishing and recording a jazz improvisational book and CD, "Beyond Classical Violin," contributing to educational resources in music.

  • His work has been featured in over 200 recordings with major artists across genres, from pop to jazz and classical...See More

  • Bisharat's violin artistry has enhanced soundtracks for films and TV shows, including "Swordfish," "The Mandalorian," "Aquaman," and many Pixar films.

  • Collaboration on the gypsy swing album "Les Nouveaux Bohemiens," showcasing a blend of musical cultures.

  • Participation in the creation of music for "Ratatouille the Ride" at Disneyland Paris, expanding his influence into theme park entertainment...See More

  • Extensive touring and live performance contributions, including subbing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, demonstrating his versatility and skill as a violinist.

Date of Last Update: 
April 6, 2024

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