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Charles Moore

Charles Moore

Charles Moore has helped launch some of the most successful shows on television and trained staff on every generation of production equipment. As an NBC Universal Network Television Staff Audio And Technical Director for 36 years he has helped NBCU prosper through changes of ownership and direction. Music Producer and Principal Composer, ASCAP BMI CWA NABETCharles grew up in Woodstock, New York. Mother Nancy Cooper as a commercial pilot for Bearsville Records flew many music celebrities to gigs, including Bob Dylan, Janice Joplin, John Sebastian, Todd Rundgren. As a young pianist with a small rock band of his own Chaz always tried to mingle with these talented cats and show off his playing skills. Grade Schools were in Westchester County at Hackley and played for many sweet sixteen parties, bar mitzvah's and so on in Greenwich, Scarsdale, and Harrison. His bands were good and they always had work. Then onto Bard College in Annandale. Steely Dan had formed there ten years previous and the students were always trying to live up to that great musical acts' writing chops as performing in the area of the Catskills. After graduation went to Juilliard and Manhattan school of music for composition and then Carl Berger's Creative Music Studio in Woodstock. NBC Network hired him on staff less than a year later as an Audio Director/Mixer for the Daytime Drama (Soap Opera) "Another World." Managed managed a crew of six on the audio team. Became an editor as well, cutting rushes from the daily tapings at NBC's giant complex in Brooklyn. Bill Cosby came on the scene in 87 and Charles ran audio and sound effects on that show as well. It was however edited in Los Angeles. Big guns for a kid just out of school. This was great creative work and it paid off. After the Soaps he graduated to running sound and monitors for Saturday Night Live, and eventually David Letterman's "Late Night." In between all these shows the engineers were needed to travel as field crew and camera operators for NBC Network Sports: including NFL Football, NBA Basketball, and Pro Golf PGA< LPGA national tours. Then came Network News. The first Gulf War brought everyone into the front lines of big television live news journalism and the Today Show and Nightly News with Tom Brokaw kept them on all toes around the clock. During a 36 year career at NBC as an engineer his original music was used as opening themes and underscored many of the shows he worked on. Compensation was through ASCAP and personal service contracts. Finished up at NBC Network with a little morning show on the Weather Channel release called "Wake Up With Al," and also as a transmission engineer for Nightly News with Lester Holt, and Weekend Nightly as well. NBC Network retirement date Dec 31, 2016

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