Award winning solo guitarist (second place and finalist in successive American Fingerstyle Guitar Competitions, Milwaukee WI)
"Deft phrasing, chiming tone and muti-faceted melodic sensibility", Guitar Player Magazine Editor in Chief, Michael Molenda Feb 09)
"Ed is a superb guitarist who plays in the Segovia style with clarity and finesse. I don't get tired of his sophisticated understated style." Syndicated columnist, Andy Rooney
"Soft as snowflakes, crisp as a winters day and clear as a bell perfect." iTunes review
"Not only is Ed's playing superb, but his solo arrangements are some of the best I've heard." CDBaby review
Ed also performs with an acoustic duo (guitar, bass, and vocals), the band MOJO! (guitar, bass, and drums - deep cuts classic rock), the band Broken Arrow (classic and contemporary rock, blues and rockabilly), and the Irish ensemble Themselves (harp,fiddle,guitar, vocals and percussion)
Ed has performed for or with:
Greenwich Philharmonia, Greenwich Choral Society, Westchester Chamber Orchestra, American Fingerstyle Guitar Festival, A Little Noon Music, Music at the Top, Rowayton Summer Arts Festival,Crafts America Fine Arts and Crafts Festivals (Wash. D.C., White Plains NY and West Palm Beach FL), Young Audiences of CT, CT Commission on the Arts, American Education Foundation, Bruce Museum, Pepsi, Bear Stearns, United Way, Helmsley Palace, Martha Stewart, The Hole in the Wall Gang (Paul Newman)
Recordings include: Acoustic Guitar Solos, The Mirror Rejoices, Cornerstones, Just Imagine and Christmas Guitar Solos (available on CD);soundtrack for the Insignia Films release "Cornerstones" and "American Experience: Seabiscuit" on PBS
Publications include "The Piano Music of George Winston Arranged for Solo Guitar" (Hal Leonard Corporation); "Ten Christmas Guitar Solos"; "Music of Albeniz and Granados Arranged for Intermediate Solo Guitar"
Elegant, professional, and sophisticated. Classical, contemporary, traditional and original. Acoustic or amplified.