Charles Wallert is known in industry circles as the "Singer's Producer". He has produced for many of the major labels including Polydor, Warner Bros. and RSO Records, at the height of their success with the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack. Charles continued to produce and compose nationally charted recordings for O.C. Smith, Chuck Jackson, Dionne Warwick, Cuba Gooding and The Main Ingredient and George Benson. Charles' production of George Benson's hit, "Love Of My Life", propelled the album, "Love Remembers" to over 500,000 unit sales worldwide. Charles Wallert has achieved acclaimed recognition as a producer and composer of the popular genre of East Coast Beach Music, winning six awards at the 1990 Beach Music Awards.
From 1995 through the present Charles has enjoyed seven (7) top #35 recordings on the highly competitive Gavin Adult Contemporary Charts, including 2 by O.C. Smith, George Benson and Cuba Gooding and The Main Ingredient. In 1998 - 2000 in his capacity with Wave entertainment Charles achieved 3 records on the same chart including the Chuck Jackson - Dionne Warwick duet, "If I Let Myself Go" #19, Chuck Jackson, "What Goes Around Comes Around" #13 and Lisa Molina, "I Would Walk Though Fire" #12. In addition to working on motion picture soundtracks, Charles' production of O.C. Smith's "Save The Last Dance For Me" reached the number one position on the Rhythm n' Beach Top 40 Charts.
Charles is co-founder and creative head of Bluewater Recordings and has composed and produced "Beach Music, Super Collaboration Album" for Bluewater Recordings featuring The Embers, George Benson, O.C. Smith, Cuba Gooding, Darryl Tookes, Ronnie Limar, LaTanya Hall and Coral. This album charted 2 top 20 singles for UK's Soulwalking charts for the year 2005 "Beach Music", # 8 & "All I Ever Wanted Was You", # 16. The title track, "Beach Music" was also used for a Pepsi commercial which featured special lyrics by Charles Wallert. In 2007, Mr. Wallert was presented with the first Beach Music International Association's, "Songwriter's Award". He remains the only recipient. "The Last Time I'm Saying Goodbye" the first single from the upcoming Embers album, "The Show Must Go On", produced the # 4 single of the year for 2008 on UK's Soulwalking charts despite being released in the 4th quarter of that year. Soul Express Album Review: "EVERY track is a KILLER. "The Show Must Go On" is surely one of the best albums released thus far in 2009, if I would not be surprised if this is THE album of 2009 in my mind, and as such I really believe it needs to be pride of place in your collection". - Barry Towler (http://www.soulexpress.net/embers.htm)
Throughout his career, Charles Wallert has been involved in numerous community, philanthropic and educational activities. In 2006 Charles was elected President of the Society of Singers (the only non-profit organization dedicated solely to benefit the health and welfare of professional singers worldwide) Chapter East, until September 2008. Chapter East increased its membership approximately 50% under Mr. Wallert's leadership and brought increased visibility to Chapter East with high profile events with stars such as George Benson, Neil Sedaka and Chaka Kahn to name a few. Mr. Wallert also arranged affiliations with The NY Yankees, Capital One Bank and other prominent sponsors in the Greater NY area.
In 2009 Charles Wallert attended the Presidential Inauguration where Cuba Gooding performed Charles' production of "Never Give Up" which received numerous accolades. Charles produced & composed for the Embers new album, "The Show Must Go On" as well as producing & composing for Darryl Tookes' 4 cut EP, "My Daughter". In 2010 Charles' production/composition of "Beach Music" was featured in a film, "Pirate Chains". Charles also made a cameo acting appearance as an unlucky gambler in the comedy/drama, 'The Mafiettes". In addition to working on motion picture soundtracks, future projects slated for 2011 include Cuba Gooding, George Benson and the motion picture soundtrack for "We Made Them Dance – The O. C. Smith Story". Continuing his philanthropic work in 2011, Charles was named chairman of fundraising for Camphill Special School's Diversity Fund -(http://www.camphillspecialschool.org/diversityfund.php) providing scholarships for children with Down Syndrome and Autism.