Charlie Kniceley migrated to the Hudson Valley 30 years ago when he met Gail, who he married and is still with. He is best known as a consummate side man and has worked with a long list of artists including Al Martino, Jerry Vale, Ron Carter, Eileen Fulton, Joe Beck, Ed Summerlin, Danny Lewis, Randy Ciarlante, Jack Dejohnette, Mike DeMicco, Warren Bernhardt, Pete Levin, Connie Francis, Danny Brubeck, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Honi Coles, Billy Reed, Jimmy Eppard, Brenda Buffalino, Machan Taylor, Mimi Hines, Hal Linden, Enzio Stuarte, Lucille Ricardo, Lew Soloff, Lou Marini and Rashid Ali to name a few. After retiring from the music scene in 1995 he is back and working to re-establish himself in the musical fabric of the north east and Scotland where he has played many times in the Edinburgh International Arts Festival Fringe and will be appearing again this late summer.