Ed was born in South Phila. and raised in Pennsauken, New Jersey. He started playing piano when he was 5 and took formal lessons from age 8 to 18. He also studied guitar for two years. Ed played in bands all through high school and college. After graduating, he took to the road with his two-man show, Two’s Company. His influences in addition to the Beatles (of course!) were the brass section bands of the 70’s – Chicago, Earth Wind and Fire, Blood, Sweat and Tears and Tower of Power. Ed is currently the on staff Music Director at his church.