Professional Performances

Ed has worked with the top names in the business, including:

Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie
Bill Watrous
David Murray
Herbie Hancock
Archie Shepp
Alan Jean Marie
Charles Mingus
Thad Jones
Mel Lewis
Sonny Simmons
Chet Baker
Don Sebesky
Johnny Hartman
Joe Henderson
Gunther Schuller
Charlie Persip
Buddy Rich
Lionel Hampton
George Russell
Maynard Ferguson
Gene Krupa Band
Mel Tormé

Soul

James Brown
Three Degrees
Manu Dibango
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
Chairmen of the Board
Four Tops
J.J. Jackson
Ashford and Simpson
David Ruffin

Latin

Eddie Palmieri
Héctor Lavoe
Larry Harlow
El Gran Combo
Fania All-Stars
Celia Cruz
David Valentine
Willie Colon
Tito Puente
Cahunto Libre
El Grand Combo
Ruben Blades
Mongo Santamaria
Ishmael Quintana
Ishmael Miranda
Ray Barretto

Eumir Deodato

Pop

Blood, Sweat & Tears
Kaye Ballard
Bee Gees
Jack Jones
Liza Minnelli
Vic Damone
Billy Eckstine
Ethel Merman
Englebert Humperdinck
Frankie Avalon
Eartha Kitt
Trini Lopez
Edie Adams
Bobby Vinton
Smothers Brothers
Ben Vereen

Here's is a partial list of alumni of Ed's bands:

Tom Harrell
Ron McClure
Pete Yellin
Hal Galper
John Lockwood
Mick Goodrick
Mike Abene
Sal Nestico
Andy Laverne
Jack Wilkins
Harold Danko
Jim McNeely
Joe Lovano
Bob Gullotti
Victor Lewis
John Abercrombie
Bob Berg
Dick Oates
Bob Belden
Milton Cardona
Alan Jean Marie
John Betsch
Chip Jackson
George Mraz
Attila Zoller
Steve McCraven
Freddie Bryant

Original Ed Byrne compositions/
arrangements have been performed by:

Chet Baker
Mongo Santamaria
Red Rodney
Ira Sullivan
Archie Shepp
Maynard Ferguson
Brass Menagerie
Cahunto Libre
Lee Konitz
Jazz Adventures Orchestra
Buddy Rich
Lionel Hampton

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