Born December 30, 1946 in Philadelphia, Ed Byrne is a veteran trombonist, composer, arranger, educator, author and self-publisher. He has performed and recorded with a great many of the jazz world’s leading musicians, in a career that has spanned four decades.

A Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory of Music, Ed is the recipient of many honors. He was nominated Best Trombone Soloist by Latin New York magazine; his composition Fenway Funk was nominated for a Grammy Award; and Ed played lead trombone on Eddie Palmieri’s album, Unfinished Masterpiece, which won a Grammy Award.

Ed performs his original compositions with his bands Eastern Standard Time and Latin Jazz Evolution, and as a solo jazz trombonist, using the latest looping and electronic effects technology.