Ed has been performing professionally for the past twenty-six years, and in that time has been a highly sought-after trombonist, as well as an accomplished composer and arranger, an experienced and award-winning educator, a knowledgeable and efficient engineer, and a unique and successful producer.
Born and raised on Long Island, Ed’s trombone playing brought him to the attention of many throughout his formative years, studying with renowned trombonist Donny Heald. After receiving national recognition in high school, Ed continued to perform under the inimitable Dave Lalama, all the while furthering his studies in music education, composition, arranging, and music technology and recording.
Ed has been intimately involved with every facet of the music world, and eagerly shares his talent, time, energy, and effort in many musical milieu. Ed is a very active performer in theNew York music scene, and is currently highlighted in many cover bands, tribute acts, and jazz ensembles in the tri-state area, most recently in the Chicago tribute Beginnings and the Maynard Ferguson tribute Give It One, in addition to being a regular fixture on stage with the club date band The Projekt. Ed has also recently published a number of compositions and arrangements for wind ensemble, in addition to having his original work featured in the WB’s hottest online super-heroine webtoon series, Gotham Girls.
Ed is currently enjoying his nineteenth year as the Director of Bands in the public schools in Nassau County, and still resides on Long Island with his vocalist wife Christina, his son Eddie, and his daughter Anna.