Charlie Cook is a lifelong musician and instrumental music teacher. As a musician, he’s opened for Dolly Parton, Ray Charles and performed with Meatloaf. As an avid shooter and teacher, becoming a firearms instructor was the next logical step. Charlie is certified by the NRA, MA State Police and the Utah BCI. Combining his love of music and shooting he created his “GunGram” videos, playing the trumpet and shooting a gun in rhythm with the music. They have been seen on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media over 20 million times worldwide. His newest YouTube channel is “Riding Shotgun With Charlie” feature him conducting interviews behind the wheel while cruising in various locations around the country. His “Riding Shotgun” passengers have been Shaneen Allen, Mark Walters, Marcus Weldon, Kenn Blanchard among others.