Charles Alexander (born April 2, 1958), known professionally as Prince Charles Alexander, is an American record producer and audio engineer. He received a Grammy for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album in 2003.
Alexander was born in Boston and is a graduate of Boston Latin School. He holds an M.S. from Northeastern University and a B.A. from Brandeis University.
Alexander fronted "Prince Charles and the City Beat Band" as the lead singer and multi-instrumentalist, with a focus on the wind synthesizer called the "Lyricon" in recordings and in live performances. Along with manager and Executive Producer Tony Rose (Solid Platinum Records & Productions) Prince Charles recorded and co-produced three albums, "Gang War", "Stone Killers", and "Combat Zone" on Virgin Records from the early to mid-1980s.
Production and engineering career
Alexander disbanded his funk group in the mid-1980s and began focusing on audio engineering. After the switch, he became a mult