Charlotte Martin is a highly accomplished musician with over 25 years of experience in the music industry. She has degree in Opera Performance from Eastern Illinois University. Charlotte is a veteran songwriter and recording artist, previously signed to RCA Records, Universal Records and Bongload records, and is currently working on her 19th Album. She has written songs with Carole King, Tiesto, The Crystal Method, Ben Lee, BT, Robert Schwartzman, and Tommy Tallarico, Billy Steinburg (madonna, bangles). Charlotte has toured with artists including Jason Mraz, Damien Rice, Liz Phair, Vanessa Carlton, Howie Day, Matt Nathanson, Pete Yorn, Veruca Salt, and many others. Charlotte has performed over 3000 shows around the world with her music had several major publishing deals most notably with Dreamwords Publishing.
In addition, Charlotte's songs have been featured in television (So You Think You Can Dance), movies (Sweet Home Alabama, London), and video games (The Sims) throughout the years. Currently, Charlotte owns and acts as Master Teacher at her vocal studio and performing school Something Like A Voice Lesson where she teaches children and adults of varying styles and experience levels voice, piano, songwriting & production, and music business. Charlotte has 60 + students and is in 12 countries now around the world with her training. She also is developing singer songwriters and helping them release their music and play shows to the world.
Charlotte is so excited to bring her expertise to the judges panel this year at Battle of the Bands.
Previous Year's Emcee & Host
Andy Hernandez - Emcee
Andy Hernandez is a teacher and local musician in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley area. He has been an active musician for over 20 years performing in several cover bands, and is musically trained as a classical guitarist. Andy enjoys playing hard rock, pop, and metal from the 80’s and 90’s in his current bands.
This Year's Judges
Chris Trovero is a creator and facilitator. A midwesterner who now calls Los Angeles home, he has been in the music marketing and A&R field for more than 18 years including work at Interscope Records, Warner Bros Records, Epitaph Records, INgrooves Music Group and Dangerbird Records. Chris manages bands and has worked in all sectors of the music business, but is a veteran record label executive and continues to be a pioneering force in bringing amazing music to the world.
Bassist, Vocalist, Musical Artist
Dennis comes from a family of renowned musicians. He started his musical career at the age of 11 and began playing in local bands at 13. He has played in numerous halls and concert venues throughout Hollywood and Southern California. Dennis has also recorded and performed with Hollywood personalities and Grammy Award winning musicians.