Charles Jenkins is a Melbourne songwriter/musician, producer and performer with more than thirty years’ experience in the Australian music industry. He has released fifteen albums, toured Europe and the USA several times and been nominated for two ARIA awards with the Ice-Cream Hands. In 2014 he won the AGE/Music Victoria award for best folk/roots album and his latest album, The Last Polaroid, has gathered critical acclaim around the globe.
Charles has run song writing workshops over the last ten years with a wide cross-section of the Victorian community and currently teaches song writing and lyric writing at the University Of Tasmania and JMC, and is a guest song writing lecturer at Collarts, AIM, Melbourne Polytechnic and Southern Cross University. He also runs the mentoring program Push Songs. Charles is presently completing a Masters in Music via The University of Tasmania. He is also an Ambassador for APRA/AMCOS and the Queenscliff Music Festival.