Charles J Tan is a multi instrumental folk artist, blending the roots of Tracy Chapman, the blues of John Mayer and the soul of Paul Simon. He has received 2 nominations (2010, 2012) as Finalist for MusicOz Awards and was the winner of the inaugural, The Storytellers, singer-songwriter competition in Melbourne in 2009. He has travelled and toured in various cities such as Nashville, Los Angeles, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Cairns, Paris & Cannes. A Singaporean native, he is based in Melbourne, Australia where he shuttles between the two homes. Since his first EP release, The Pelham Sessions, Charles has toured relentlessly performing at residencies, major industry showcases (Music Matters Singapore 2011, MIDEM in France 2012), festivals (Bay Beats Music Festival 2011, Cairns Ukulele Festival 2011) and support tours with artists like Clara C, Jayesslee and Brooke Fraser.