Born Birmingham, AL, USA

Chuck Leavell’s piano, keyboards and background vocals have been heard on the works of the Rolling Stones since 1982. Since then, he has become a solid fixture with the band, and his role has risen to Musical Director. Through his career he has worked with other artists including the Allman Brothers Band, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, the Black Crowes, Blues Traveler, Train, John Mayer and many others. Chuck has several successful solo CDs, the latest is a tribute to blues piano players entitled Back To The Woods.

In addition to his stellar musical career, Chuck is a celebrated and respected environmentalist and the author of four books: Forever Green: The History and Hope of the American Forest; Between Rock and a Home Place (autobiography); The Tree Farmer (a children’s book); and Growing A Better America, about ‘smart’ growth. In 2012 Leavell received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy for his work with the Allman Brothers Band as well as an Honorary Ranger award from the US Forest Service. Leavell is co-founder of The Mother Nature Network, the world’s première website for environmental news, information and education. He and his wife, Rose Lane Leavell, live on their award winning Tree Farm, Charlane Plantation in Bullard, Ga.

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