Electronic & Film Music

Between Islands (2009) 6’30”
For Bb trumpet and pre-recorded electronics (Logic, Reason)

Commissioned by the Port of Liepāja in celebration of the reopening of the Karosta bridge.
This is an MP3 with MIDI trumpet.

Between Islands (with trumpet)     

A recent (and continuing) project has been using Propellerhead’s Reason software package to create music in various electronic styles.
I will be adding more to the list over time.

Hip hop:


Drum N Bass:




started out as Trip Hop but became something else:
Trip Hop     

City Hall (2003) ca. 13′
Director: Jeffrey Williams
Writers: Al Chan & Jeffrey Williams
Music: Charles Griffin (with assistance from John LaSala)
Genre: Short / Action

Mox is an unstoppable hitman who finds himself at the mercy of an unbeatable enemy: the surreal bureaucracy that employs him. One part black satire, one part Kafka-esque drama, CITY HALL is an engagingly bleak look at the modern workplace.

View the trailer here:

Instant Audio

Most pieces can be auditioned on their post pages. But you can sample some audio here.

Quick Bio

CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.